Mervyn Fletcher Hall, Haberfield

Venues are now open for booking.

The current NSW Health order states that indoor venue capacities are one person per 2m; attendees to our venues must still wear masks and be fully vaccinated.  

Find more information here about Council's COVID-19 response.

Mervyn Fletcher Hall

This hall has recently been renovated and is bright, naturally lit with polished wooden floors and close to Haberfield Library and the main shopping strip.

  • Seminars and meetings
  • Dancing classes
  • Social groups/social gatherings
  • Karate, yoga or tai chi classes
  • Private functions e.g. birthday parties/christening and engagement celebrations. 

Size and capacity

72m2

Normal Capacity

  • Theatre style: 50 persons

Covid capacity at 2m2

  • 30 persons

Covid capacity at 4m2

  • 15 persons

See current NSW Health square metre rules for Greater Sydney. In no circumstances can capacities be increased above current NSW Health rules.

Bookable hours

This venue is bookable daily from 8am to 11pm daily. Inclusive of set up and pack up.
Can be booked for hourly, full or half day.

Facilities

AV equipment and digital capabilities

  • Digital TV screen

General facilities

  • Kitchenette (sink, countertops, but no cooking facilities)
  • Tables: 9 tables
  • Chairs: 45 chairs
  • Air conditioning

Accessibility

  • Ramp access
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilet

Location 

81 Dalhousie Street, Haberfield

Transport and parking

Parking: Street parking. Close to bus routes.

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.
  • You must attach a COVID-19 safety plan for your event to your booking request. Create one here on the NSW Government website.
  • 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 

Details Fee excluding GST GST Fee including GST
Mervyn Fletcher Hall – per hour $77.73 $7.77 $85.50
 Day Hire (opening - 5PM) $310.91 $31.09 $342.00
 Evening Hire (5PM - close) $310.91 $31.09 $342.00
 Half Day hire (6 hours) $310.91 $31.09 $342.00
 Whole Day hire (open - close) $621.82 $62.18 $684.00
Mervyn Fletcher Hall – Damage Security Deposit $500.00 $0.00 $500.00
Mervyn Fletcher Hall – Damage Security Deposit for 'Low Risk' Events. $250.00 $0.00 $250.00
Cancellation - 14 days or more prior to booking 100% of Hiring Fee Refunded
Cancellation - Less than 14 days prior to booking 0% of Hiring Fee Refunded 

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Page last updated: 04 Nov 2021