Ashfield Town Hall


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The current NSW Health order states that indoor venue capacities are one person per 4m2.    

Ashfield Town Hall

Centrally located and one of our larger venues, Ashfield Town Hall has programmable stage lighting and sound system so is especially suited to live performance.  Bright and contemporary in design.

  • Conferences, lectures and expos
  • Markets and commercial ventures
  • Musical or theatrical performances
  • Large dance groups or choirs
  • Receptions, celebrations and parties

Size and capacity


Normal capacity:

  • Theatre style seating: 300 persons
  • Banquet style: 120 persons

COVID capacity at 2m2

  • 170 persons seated

Covid capacity at 4m2

  • 85 persons seated

To determine venue capacity during Covid-19 Health restrictions see current NSW Health square metre rules for Greater Sydney. Unfortunately in no circumstances can capacities be increased above current NSW Health rules.

Bookable hours

This venue is bookable daily from 8am to 12 midnight inclusive of set and pack up.
Can be booked for hourly, full or half day, daily.



AV equipment and digital capabilities

  • Drop down projector screen and data projector
  • Audio visual equipment and sound booth
  • Programmable stage lighting

General facilities

  • Kitchenette with fridge, microwave and commercial dishwasher
  • Tables: 30 tables (1600 by 800 mm)
  • Chairs: 260 chairs
  • Piano onsite


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilet available


260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield

Transport and parking

Public car park. Closest train station: Ashfield

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

Ashfield Town Hall

Details Fee excluding GST GST Fee including GST
Monday to Friday (until 5:00PM) – per hour $222.73 $22.27 $245.00
Monday to Friday (5:00PM – midnight) – per hour – Minimum 4 hours $222.73 $22.27 $245.00
Note: bookings running after 5PM must be a minimum of a 4-hour block from the start of the booking, including daytime (at daytime rate or daytime block fee if applicable)      
Weekends & Public Holidays – per hour – Minimum 4 hours $222.73 $22.27 $245.00
Monday to Friday – Daytime Block Booking (entire 9:00AM – 5:00PM block) $945.45 $94.55 $1,040.00
Monday to Friday – Evening Block Booking (entire 5:00PM - closing block) $945.45  $94.55  $1,040.00 
Weekends & Public Holidays – Daytime Block Booking (entire 9:00AM – 5:00PM block) $945.45  $94.55  $1,040.00 
Weekends & Public Holidays – Evening Block Booking (entire 5:00PM - closing block) $945.45  $94.55  $1,040.00 
Half-Day Rate (6 hours)  $1,222.73  $122.27  $1345.00 
Whole Day Rate              $2,445.45 $244.45 $2,690.00
Damage Deposit/Refundable Bond $1,500.00 $0.00 $1,500.00
Weekday room setup & pack up - per hour – Minimum 4 Hours $40.91 $4.09 $45.00
Weekend room setup & pack up - per hour – Minimum 4 Hours $45.45  $4.55  $50.00 
Public Holiday Opening Caretakers' Fee - per hour – Minimum 4 Hours  $59.09 $5.91  $65.00 
Public Holiday Opening Caretakers' Fee - fee cap $345.55  $35.45  $390.00 
Cleaning Fees If cleaning access is not available by 10:30PM weeknights, additional cleaning fees incurred by Council will be on-charged
Cancellations - 14 days and greater prior to booking 100% of Hire Fee Refunded
Cancellations - Less than 14 days prior to booking 0% of Hire Fee Refunded

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Page last updated: 21 Oct 2021