Civic Centre - Southend Venues

Room usage and on-site facilities

The bright, modern adaptable rooms provide the perfect setting for a variety of events including:

  • business meetings and away days
  • interviews and private appointments
  • arts and crafts workshops
  • exhibitions and functions
  • sports and fitness classes
  • conferences
  • performing and martial arts
  • meditation and relaxation
  • support and social groups
  • 121 and group tuition
  • Council meetings

The centre has the council chamber, committee rooms and meeting rooms which can be hired by the:

  • hour
  • session
  • daily
  • on a short-term basis

Our room hire fees can be found at the bottom of this page.

We also have a large public foyer area suitable for table sales and promotional display. Please Note: Promotional displays are currently suspended

The centre offers a wide range of facilities which include:

  • manned reception desk
  • accessible location
  • self-serve room hire
  • lift
  • pay and display parking
  • adaptable room layouts (S, M, L, XL)
  • free filtered water
  • free Wi-Fi
  • public toilets
  • excellent transport links
  • bike shelter

We also have equipment available for you to use.

Contact us

Please fill out our online enquiry form to check availability or to arrange a time to view the centre.

Complete the Southend Venues Table Sales and Promotional Display Booking Form to book this space

Corporate Venues Team Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 08:30 to 17:00

Email: RoomBookings@southend.gov.uk

Telephone: 01702 212032

Room hire fees

Standard room hire fees (Monday to Sunday 8:30 to 22:00 and Saturdays for 3hrs).

Standard room hire charges for Civic Centre
Room name Hourly - up to 1 hour Half day- up to 4 hours Full day - up to 9 hours Saturdays for 3 hours 9:00 to 15:00
Small meeting rooms - (weekdays 09:00 to 17:00 only)

£20.00

£50.00

£95.00

Not applicable

Regular rooms - committee rooms 2 and 7

£30.00

£80.00

£160.00

£60.00

Medium rooms - committee rooms 3,4.5.6

£40.00

£130.00

£260.00

£85.00

Large rooms - committee rooms 1,4a

£55.00

£200.00

£400.00

Not applicable

Extra large rooms - Conference Chamber inc Public Gallery

£100.00

£350.00

£600.00

Not applicable

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