Venue Hire

Please note that the number of guests you are permitted to have at your event must adhere to current limits on public gatherings. 

Please call or email the office if you are unsure of the current guidelines. 

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 (between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM) or for an afternoon event (between 2:00 PM and early evening).   There is a 3-hour minimum. Bookings of 6 hours or more may be made at any start / finish time. 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 admin@railwayneighbourhoodhouse.org.au to check availability.

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 between 9:30AM and 2:00PM
  • Afternoon bookings between 1:30PM and 6:00PM (later finish available – contact office)
  • No restrictions for bookings of 6 hours or more
  • 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.
  • 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 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 admin@railwayneighbourhoodhouse.org.au  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 admin@railwayneighbourhoodhouse.org.au to check availability.