Tilehurst Community Centre

Tilehurst Youth & Community Centre is at the heart of Tilehurst Triangle which is the community hub of West Reading. It is located on the first floor of a two storey building just above the Co-op shops. There is also an accessible lift on the side of building available to all hirers of the Centre.

The centre offers a large spacious hall with dance mirrors as well as a lounge area, kitchen and meeting room; all of which are available for hire to individuals and organisations.

How to find us

Tilehurst Youth & Community Centre is located on Tilehurst Triangle and is easily accessible from the centre of Reading (approximately 25 minutes by bus). The nearest bus routes are: Number 17 & 33.The number 17 provides a regular service 24/7. The bus stop you need to use is called Tilehurst Triangle.

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 travelling by bus or getting a taxi.

Hiring this venue

The person hiring this venue must be at least 21 years of age and we may ask for evidence of age. The hall & Lounge holds 150 people (standing) or 80 people (sitting). The Meeting Room holds 10 people.

Please note the Meeting Room can only be hired with the hall.

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:

Business rate:

  • Hall & Lounge £29.17 per hour
  • Meeting Room £3.37 per hour
  • Kitchen £1.68 per hour

Charity and private function rate:

  • Hall & Lounge £16.83 per hour
  • Meeting Room £2.24 per hour
  • Kitchen £1.40 per hour

Voluntary linked to RBC rate:

  • Hall & Lounge £14.03 per hour
  • Meeting Room £1.68 per hour
  • Kitchen £1.12 per hour

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.

Supporting information

Some events may need you to send in extra information. Please see the list below:

  • Evidence of Public Liability Insurance at a minimum indemnity of £5million
  • A copy of your safeguarding policy if you are running activities for people under 19
  • A food hygiene certificate if you plan to serve food to the public
  • If you are planning to sell alcohol at your event, you need to obtain a Temporary Events Notice
  • A copy of your adults safeguarding policy if you are running sessions which may have vulnerable adults attending

For further details or queries, please contact the Lettings Team who will be able to advise accordingly.

Make an enquiry

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.