Balmain Town Hall

Balmain Town Hall is one of our larger community venues hosting community events and programs and offering facilities for hire.

Find us at

370 Darling Street, Balmain

Contact

Phone: 02 9392 5000
Email: council@innerwest.nsw.gov.au

Hire information

Venues available for hire include:

Balmain Town Hall Main Hall

Suitable for

  • Performances
  • Concerts
  • Parties
  • Banquets
  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Workshops
  • Exhibitions

Quick facilities check

Capacity 300 people - Theatre style seating
220 people - Banquet style seating (allowing for a dance floor)
Available hours 8am to 12midnight
Accessible parking On street only
Level access entrance  Access to the meeting room is at the rear of the Town Hall building on the ground floor. Entry is from the side driveway. There is an accessible ramp for access to the meeting room. There is no accessible access to the Town Hall.
 Accessible toilets  There is an accessible toilet in the entry foyer to the room.
Hearing support system/Loop  TBC
 Parking  On street only
 Public transport  Bus 
 AV equipment  No
 Key or swipe access  Key
 Kitchen facilities  Commercial kitchen, stove with 6 hotplates, fridge, instant hot water urn, 3 sinks, serving bench and serving trolley
 Limitations  All patrons to exit (including bump out) by midnight

Conditions of hire

General Conditions of Hire (PDF 138.1KB)
Conditions of Hire - Balmain Town Hall - Main Room (PDF 125.2KB)
Conditions of Hire - Balmain Town Hall - Meeting Room (PDF 125.2KB)

Hire documents

Floor Plan - Balmain Town Hall (PDF 330.8KB)

Fees and charges for hire

Balmain Town Hall

Details Fee excluding GST GST Fee including GST
Whole Day (8:00am – 12 Midnight) $750.00 $75.00 $825.00
Day (8:00am – 5:00pm) $354.55 $35.45 $390.00
Evening (5:00pm – 12 Midnight) $450.00 $45.00 $495.00
Before 6:00pm (hourly rate) $121.14 $12.11 $133.25
After 6:00pm (hourly rate) $153.77 $15.38 $169.15
Refundable Bond $500.00 $0.00 $500.00
Refundable Bond for “high risk” functions. This increased bond may be imposed at the discretion of Council Staff $1000.00 $0.00 $1000.00
Cancellations - 28 days and greater prior to booking 100% of Hiring Fee Refunded
Cancellation - From 14 days up to and including 27 days prior to booking 50% of Hiring Fee Refunded
Cancellations - Less than 14 days prior to booking 25% of Hiring Fee Refunded

Balmain Town Hall Meeting Room

Details Fee excluding GST GST Fee including GST
Monday – Sunday before 6:00pm (hourly rate) $56.36 $5.64 $62.00
Monday – Sunday after 6:00pm (hourly rate) $61.50 $6.15 $67.65
8:00am – 12 Midnight (daily rate) $256.27 $25.63 $281.90
8:00am – 6:00pm (half day rate) $128.14 $12.81 $140.95
6:00pm – 12 Midnight (evening rate) $179.36 $17.94 $197.30
Refundable Bond $500.00 $0.00 $500.00
Cancellations - 28 days and greater prior to booking 100% of Hiring Fee Refunded
Cancellations - From 14 days up to and including 27 days prior to booking 50% of Hiring Fee Refunded
Cancellations - Less than 14 days prior to booking 25% of Hiring Fee Refunded

Venue fee scale policy

Council provides a scaled fee structure for the hire of a range of community venues and halls to ensure equitable access.

Find out more about the Venue fee scale policy

Bookings

Apply online here

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Page last updated: 12 Nov 2019