Hall Hire

BANC manages the bookings for three halls – the Blackheath Community Halls (Bates Hall and Phillips Hall) and the Presbyterian Church Hall. Scroll down for details on each of these.
To book a venue, you can browse the calendar to see when it is available and then fill out the Booking form. For costs of hall hire click here.

For all enquiries, please contact Peter on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays on 02 4787 7770 or

Phillips Hall

Location: 265 Great Western Highway directly opposite the Blackheath Railway Station, next to the picturesque Blackheath Gardens. The entertainment facilities and adjoining commercial kitchen, makes it ideal for concerts, weddings, pantomimes, large family gatherings, conferences, and exhibitions.

Dedicated Parking: No

Disabled access: Dedicated parking spots on Gardiner Crescent.

Access: Park side via walkway. Gardiner Crescent via steps

Capacity – 400 people (standing only)
Timber floor: 415sq m(approximate)
32 Tables (approximate); 775 mm by 1830 mm
292 Chairs
Heating Systems
2 Pianos
Timber Stage: 96m2 (approximate)
Stage Lighting
Two dressing rooms (both with toilets) – Not accessible
Accessible toilet

Commercial Kitchen
Boiling Water System
Gas oven with 8 burner stove top
Dishwasher
Hot and cold bain marie
Warming oven
Fridge

Blackheath community hall

Booking form

Bates Hall

Location: 265 Great Western Highway directly opposite the Blackheath Railway Station, at 41 Gardiner Crescent, next to the picturesque Blackheath gardens. With its supper-room, domestic kitchen, and piano, Bates Hall is popular with community groups for luncheons, meetings, and classes. 

Dedicated Parking: No

Disabled access: Dedicated parking spots on Gardiner Crescent.

Access: Park side via walkway. Gardiner Crescent via steps

Capacity:  85 people (standing only)
Timber Floor: 94m2 (approximate)
Heating Systems 48 Chairs (approximate); 775 mm by 1830 mm
8 Tables
1 Piano
Accessible toilet

Kitchen
Boiling Water System
Electric stove
Fridge (no freezer)

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Booking form

Presbyterian Church Hall

Location:  125 Wentworth Street, Blackheath. The hall is a large open space and has a small kitchen and bathroom facilities. There is reverse-cycle air-conditioning making it very cosy in winter and cool in summer. 

Capacity: (outside COVID restrictions) 50 people.
Kitchen:
kettle, crockery, sink.
Facilities: 10 tables of varying sizes, chairs.

Hiring cost: $25/hour (terms and conditions apply)

Booking form

Hall Hire Availability

The Phillips Hall availability is listed in green, the Bates Hall availability is listed in red.