Westgate Hall

Westgate Hall, Westgate Hall Road, Canterbury, CT1 2BT, Kent, England

Westgate Hall – A Centre for Canterbury -  where village meets city
Discover Westgate Hall a beautifully refurbished landmark of Canterbury’s military history and a vibrant community venue in the heart of the city.  Westgate Hall is the perfect backdrop to conferences,meetings, parties, fairs, weddings, music and community events.

We have a spacious catering kitchen and licensed bar and cater for anything from a small meeting to a large private party.  We are next door to the Curzon cinema with parking nearby and a short walk from Canterbury West Station.

Our light-filled space harmonises Edwardian features with 21st-century energy efficient technology.  We can accommodate 500 standing, 400 seated theatre-style, or 220 at tables.

We offer community and commercial rates of hire, ranging from £32.50 - £65 per hour. We’d love to hear from you if you have a project or event you would like to develop, whether individual, community or corporate.

Westgate Hall, Westgate Hall Road Canterbury CT1 2BT
01227 634886   [email protected]   westgatehall.org

Basic Information

Hall Type
Year Built
Year Refurbished
Overall Capacity
Seating Capacity

Suitable For

This venue is suitable for the following occasions.

  • Wedding
  • Party
  • Reunion
  • Anniversary
  • Training
  • Children's Party
  • Local Community Meeting
  • Societies and Clubs
  • Music Event
  • Theatre Production
  • Band Practise
  • Christenings / Blessings
  • Wakes
  • Baby Groups
  • Fitness Classes / Yoga
  • Educational Pursuits
  • Church Event / Choir Practice
  • School Events
  • Dog Training
  • Naming Ceremonies
  • Film Shoots
  • Banqueting
  • Asian Wedding
  • Corporate Events


  • Staging
  • Main Hall
  • Coffee Bar
  • Servery
  • Kitchen
  • Accessible Toilets
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Changing Facilities
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Broadband Internet
  • Wifi
  • Parking


  • Urn
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Cooker
  • Photocopier
  • Computer
  • Piano
  • Black-Out Facility
  • Projection Screen
  • Projector
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Fire Alarms
  • Window Locks
  • Intruder Alarm
  • Sound Equipment
  • Hearing Loop
  • Cutlery
  • Tea Crockery
  • Dinner Crockery
  • Glassware
  • Dishwasher

Availability and Hire Costs

Availability: Weekdays, weekends, evenings and public holidays

Hire Costs: Full hall hire (excluding kitchen use) prices inc VAT Commercial rates of hire: Weekday Hourly rates from £55ph Weekend Hourly rates from £65ph One day wedding rates available from £950. Community rates of hire are also available eg. charities, fundraisers, local community groups: Weekday Hourly rates from £32.50ph Weekend Hourly rates from £42.50ph Small meeting room hire £25 per hour

Clare Millett

This listing was last updated: 03/09/2018

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