Strathy Close Day Centre is home to an Adult Learning Disability Service run by Reading Borough Council. The service offers a programme of interactive, sensory and physical activities that help develop independence. The centre provides a variety of facilities which include an accessible garden and a purpose built sensory space.
During evenings and weekends, the centre is available for hire to individuals, clubs and organisations.
Strathy Close Day Centre is situated in Norcot just behind The Dee Road Estate. The nearest bus routes are: Number 15 & 15a which provide a regular service throughout the day. The bus stops you need to use are called: Ranikhet or Brisbane Road.
Please note: if you are travelling by car, there is very limited parking available at the centre due to its location, therefore we advise travelling by bus or getting a taxi.
The Centre is available for hire Monday – Friday 4pm – 10pm; Saturday – Sunday 9.30 am– 11pm.
The person hiring this venue must be at least 21 years of age and we may ask for evidence of age. All three rooms hold 100 people.
All three rooms must be hired together.
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 kitchen is included in the room hire costs.
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.