Balmain Town Hall meeting room

The Balmain Town Hall will be shut from February 2024 through to September 2024 while undergoing renovation.
It will not be available for use during this time period.  

Balmain Town Hall Meeting Room

Built in 1888, the Balmain Town Hall meeting room is rich in history and character.  It's spacious and conveniently located close to several Balmain bus routes.

  • Meetings
  • Classes
  • Presentations

See Balmain Town Hall main hall.

Size and capacity



  • 100 persons

This venue hire does not include use of the outdoor courtyard.


Bookable hours

This venue is bookable daily from 8AM to 12AM, inclusive of set up and pack up.
Can be booked for an Hourly rate, or for a Day, Evening, or Whole Day rate for applicable times.



AV equipment and digital capabilities

  • None

General facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Tables: 10 tables (1600 by 800 mm)
  • Chairs: 80 chairs


  • Ramp access
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilet


370 Darling Street, Balmain

Transport and parking

Street parking. Bus routes close by. 

Conditions of hire

  • Bookings will not be accepted within seven (7) days of a proposed event date.
  • You must be 18 years+ to book a Council community venue.
  • You must book time for set up, pack up, and cleaning within your booked hire time.
  • Bookings will not be confirmed until full payment of fees is made and all hirers are required to pay a Refundable Bond.
  • If engaging the services of contractor to conduct activities and or provide catering you must provide all necessary clearances, certificates, insurances and permits pertaining to the services provided, such as RSA certificates, food safety certificates, public liability insurance, working with children checks, police event notifications, etc.
  • You must leave the premises in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Smoking, pyrotechnics, open flames/fire pits or use of any smoke generating machines is prohibited in Council Venues or on Council grounds. If the fire alarm is activated unnecessarily for any reason you will be liable for the fine issued by the NSW Fire Brigade.
  • Community Venues for hire are unstaffed venues, in the event of an emergency, call 000 for the police, ambulance or fire brigade. For access and maintenance issues, contact Inner West Council's After Hours Service on 02 9392 5000.
  • In the event that there is a breach of the Conditions of Hire, you may be subject to damages including cancellation of the booking. 

Fees and charges

Balmain Town Hall Meeting Room

Meeting room fees and charges details Fee excluding GST GST Fee including GST
Hourly Rate  $65.45 $6.55 $72.00
Whole Day block (8:00AM – Midnight)  $486.36 $48.64 $535.00
Day block (8:00AM – 5:00PM) $268.18 $26.82 $295.00 
Evening block (5:00PM – Midnight) $268.18 $26.82 $295.00 
Refundable Bond $250.00 $0.00 $250.00
Refundable Bond - for 'High Risk' Events. $500.00 $0.00  $500.00 
Refundable Bond - for 'Low Risk' Events. $100.00  $0.00 $100.00 
Cancellations - 14 days and greater prior to booking 100% of Hiring Fee Refunded
Cancellations - Less than 14 days prior to booking  0% of Hiring Fee Refunded

Hirer's guide and floor plan

Download a PDF of the Hirer's Guide for instructions on accessing and using the venue. (PDF 205.5KB)

Balmain Town Hall meeting room floor plan (PDF 1.1MB)

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Page last updated: 07 Feb 2024