Hiring the Library



School Lane, Berkeley Gloucestershire GL13 9DQ

01453 810520

berkeleybookslibrary@hotmail.co.uk www.berkeleybooks.org.uk

Hire of Premises information

Charges (with effect from 1st January 2014)

Up to 3 hours then Per Additional Hour

Community Groups £10.00 then £3.00

Educational Events £15.00 then £4.00

Other/Corporate Events £20.00 then £5.00


Additional Charges:

  • Use of our Audio Visual Equipment (DVD player/ microphone/ Projector system etc.)

A One off additional premium of 50% of the respective 3 hour rate per Booking.

  • Buying in’ to our Public Liability Insurance cover

10% of the total hire charge per booking.(But does not include AV Use charges)


Booking Policy:

A booking form must be completed and signed by the person who will take responsibility for the booking and subsequent security and safety of the premises.

Until the form, together with full payment, is returned any booking will not be considered as confirmed.


Refunds will not be provided for any booking cancelled less than 48 hours before commencement of Hire period, unless it is deemed by our management that in the circumstances it is appropriate to do so.

Cancellations made 2 -7 days before commencement of Hire period will receive a maximum of 50% refund of monies paid.

Our management decision is final.

Our management reserve the right to cancel a booking if necessary, and in such circumstances may provide a refund as is considered appropriate.

Any refund due to the Hirer will be paid by cheque.

Public Liability Insurance (PLI):

Any person or organisation hiring the library must be covered by adequate Public Liability Insurance.

If the hirer have their own PLI they are required to supply Berkeley Books with a copy of their current certificate at the time of returning the Booking Form and payment. (Berkeley Books will keep this on file for twelve months.)

If the hirer does not have their own PLI, then they may ‘buy’ into ours for the booked event, at the premium listed under ‘Charges’ On Page 1.


Single level building.

Entrance ramp with handrail.

Free Car Park adjacent.

Seating available for up to 26 people

Kitchenette facilities include: Sink with hot & cold water, Fridge, Kettle, and Microwave, Cup & Saucers, tea-spoons.

Dogs are not admitted to the building – except for Guide Dogs

Premises Licence – Conditions do apply, please enquire.

Alcohol Licence – No (Hirer will need to arrange own licence)