Venue Hire

Please note that due to COVID-19, the maximum number of guests allowed at your event is 200, and 20 guests are allowed in the Main Room at any time.  

Railway House has 2 great spaces available for hire:

Main Room
Pavilion

The Main Room can be hired for parties on weekends, and the Pavilion can be hired for meetings, workshops, classes and playgroups on weekdays and evenings as well as weekends.

The Main Room can be booked for a morning event (finish by 1:00 PM) or for an afternoon event (start from 2:00 PM).   There is a 3-hour minimum. If you book 6 hours or more, there are no constraints on the start time of your booking as you will be the only booking that day.  An hourly rate still applies.

Due to COVID-19, our cleaning service ($30) is compulsory until further notice.

To request a booking, please complete the Venue Hire Form, making sure that you first read the House Hire Information document for further information and fees.  We recommend that you contact the office on 9380 6654 or [email protected] to check availability.

A $50 cancellation fee will apply in the event of cancellation less than 2 weeks from your booking date.

Main Room

Cost:  $50 / hour 

The Main Room is located in the beautiful old railway station and is the perfect setting for birthday parties, celebrations and even weddings.

It has a well-equipped kitchen attached to it and opens onto the old station platform, now a huge undercover veranda.

There is a playground, public barbecues and picnic tables just a few metres away.  Please note that the barbecues and picnic tables are not the property of Railway House and cannot be booked; we cannot guarantee that they will be available for your use at the time of your event.

When you hire the Main Room, complementary bocce equipment is available (for use subject to court availability); please let staff know if you wish to do so.

The Main Room is approximately 6m x 8m in size and the veranda is approximately 21m x 5 m. The kitchen includes a stove / oven, microwave, refrigerator, kettle and urn and a range of basic cooking and serving utensils.

Feel free to come in and look around!

Hire of the Main Room includes 4 trestle tables (180 cm x 75 cm) and 20 chairs.

Due to COVID-19, the cleaning service is compulsory.

Please note:

  • Minimum 3 hour booking on weekends
  • Morning bookings must finish by 1:00 PM
  • Afternoon bookings can start from 2:00 PM
  • If you wish to book 6 hours or more, there are no constraints on the start time of your booking as you will be the only booking that day.  An hourly rate still applies.
  • Please factor in time to set up and pack up into your booking time.
  • Due to COVID-19, the cleaning option must be selected at the time of booking.
  • There is a $20 caretaker fee applicable to all bookings; this covers the cost of our caretaker who will open and close the venue.
  • A $50 cancellation fee will apply in the event of cancellation less than 2 weeks from your booking date.
  • Any accidents occurring as a result of our negligence are covered by Railway House’s Public Liability Insurance.  However, accidents that occur as a result of a hirer’s negligence will not be covered by our insurance policy.

Bookings

To make a booking, please complete the Venue Hire Form, making sure that you first read the House Hire Information for further information and fees.  As demand for the Main Room is high, we suggest booking early to avoid disappointment.  Feel free to contact the office on 9380 6654 or [email protected]  to check availability.

Pavilion

Cost: $30 / hour

The more modern Pavilion, overlooking the bocce courts, is smaller and is ideal for community groups, meetings and workshops.  It has a small kitchen area with kettle and microwave, 3 trestle tables and 15 chairs.  The Pavilion is not available for parties.  

Please note:

  • Hire time includes set-up and pack-up time
  • Please note: accidents occurring as a result of our negligence are covered by Railway House’s Public Liability Insurance.  However, accidents that occur as a result of a hirer’s negligence will not be covered by our insurance policy.

Bookings

To make a booking, please complete the House Hire Form, making sure that you first read the House Hire Information for further information and fees.  Please feel free to contact the office on 9380 6654 or [email protected] to check availability.