Room Hire

There are four rooms available to hire to local residents and groups, including a large air-conditioned hall with an integrated sound system.

We also run a PC Repair and recycling facility, and a vibrant Café. These services will primarily be managed by young people with disabilities as part of their work experience programmes.

See our attractive rates below:

Room Name

Community Rate

Main Hall

£22 per hour

Small Hall

£18.50 per hour

Bowen Suite

£18.50 per hour

Small Office

£9 per hour

The Centre Manager will be very pleased to take your call on 023 9229 6703 or email


The Main Hall is a spacious soundproof space with an excellent sound system, LED lights, air-conditioning and wooden floor and can hold up to 120 people.



The Small Hall has wooden flooring, plenty of natural light and can provide facilities for up to 35 people.


The Bowen Suite is a large carpeted, air-conditioned space with plenty of electrical sockets and excellent natural light. It is a great multi-purpose room for up to 35 people. The room is dedicated in memory of Ken Bowen, Enable Ability Trustee 2005-2019. A wonderful colleague and friend who made a huge contribution to the care and support for the young disabled community in the Portsmouth and Hampshire area.

The Interview Room is a small, private room suitable for interviews, one-to-few training sessions or private study.

Please note these important conditions of hire:

  • As part of any booking we will assume half an hour set up time and half an hour clear-up time and this will be added to your bill, unless otherwise agreed with the office.
  • All bookings must be secured by the payment of a 50% deposit and the balance must be paid 7 days in advance of the event, including any security deposits.
  • The centre is a Smoke-Free and Vaping-Free environment which includes the Café courtyard and the area in and around the entrance porch.
  • No alcohol is permitted on the premises except with the express permission of the Centre Manager.
  • Our operational standards ask that you complete Risk Assessment forms for your room hire. If this seems daunting then we can help you with the process.