Fairview Youth and Community Centre is newly built community centre that is closely linked with Civitas Academy – a local community school. It is a single storey, open plan building that is fully accessible.
The centre is primarily run as a venue for hire for individuals, clubs and organisations which provide activities, opportunities and services to the community. These include parent and baby classes, charity/youth groups and other recreational activities.
Fairview Centre is within walking distance of Reading town centre and the main train station (approximately 10 minutes).
Please note: if you choose to travel by car, there is very limited parking available at the centre due to its location, therefore we advise walking or getting a taxi.
The person hiring this venue must be at least 21 years of age and we may ask for evidence of age. The Community Room holds 80 people (standing) or 50 people (seated) and the Meeting Room holds 15 people.
You will need to pay a £100 deposit in accordance with the terms and conditions below. The deposit is a separate charge from the private function rates of each room:
Charity and private function rate:
Voluntary linked to RBC rate:
The building must be closed by 9.30pm every day.
You will be subject to a security fee of £25 + VAT per booking, or £50 + VAT for public and bank holidays.
For one-off bookings there is an additional charge of 11% on the hire cost for Public Liability Insurance.
This is a non-smoking building, including vaping and e-cigarettes. This includes the grounds of the property, smoking must be outside of the property.
Some events may need you to send in extra information. Please see the list below:
For further details or queries, please contact the Lettings Team who will be able to advise accordingly.
If you are interested in hiring the venue, please complete the community centre enquiry form and a member of the Lettings Team will contact you within 72 hours.