Bookings for the use of any part of the premises will only be considered following the receipt of the online booking form, a deposit may be required which shall be at the discretion of the Centre Manager. All areas of the premises MUST be left as they are found, Timing of hire must include time for cleaning and tidy after your event. Tidying and cleaning is the responsibility of the hirer, otherwise extra costs may be incurred. All furniture must be replaced where it is found. Certain items in the Church may NOT be used or moved without prior consent, this includes the church organ and piano, full details of these items will be given on request. All rubbish must be removed from the premises at completion of the hire. All breakages must be reported. Any breakages found to be the responsibility of the hirer will have to be replaced by, or paid for, by the hirer. The use of tables and chairs is included in the hire charges. Due to the Methodist Churches constitution, alcohol must not be brought onto, or consumed on the premises. This includes for use as prizes etc.
Cancellations: Please give a minimum of 48hrs notice of cancellations, or you may still be charged in full. St. Peter's Methodist Church also reserve the right to cancel any bookings giving a minimum of 48hrs notice. Safeguarding: Where children, young people or vulnerable adults are to be on the premises, the hirer must, as a condition of use of the premises, follow the Home Office Code of Practice ‘Safe from Harm’ Guidelines. Copies of the guidelines are available on request. The church's safeguarding policy is available to download here.
Failure to comply with any of the above conditions or any special requirements may lead to additional charges. Additional charges may be applied if extra cleaning or rubbish disposal are found to be needed.
Church Office St. Peter's Methodist Church St Peter's Street, Canterbury, Kent. CT1 2BE