The high quality, professionally managed facilities at The Place are available for casual and regular hire by individuals, community groups and businesses.
Venue hire at The Place is perfect for private and public functions of 2 ‚Äì 170 people, including:
- Workshops & training
- Meetings & interviews
- Special events & birthday parties
The Place offers two carpeted meeting rooms, two modern halls with sprung-timber flooring, a commercial kitchen and a computer training room.
Venue hire is available before, during and after business hours, 7 days per week, subject to room availability.
The Place is staffed from Monday to Friday 8.30am ‚Äì 5pm for bookings and enquiries.
Free undercover parking is available for venue hirers and event participants.
Venue Features & Equipment:
Free wireless internet is available at The Place for all hirers. Each room features phone connection points to facilitate teleconferencing. Phone handsets are available for hire.
The Community Hall and Social Hall feature in-room data projectors, screens, speakers, DVD/CD players and connection points for laptops and MP3 players. Stage lighting and coloured LED and strobe lighting are available.
Our carpeted meeting rooms feature in-room whiteboards, and the larger space offers an in-room data projector, Hitachi Starboard, speakers and a connection point for a laptop / MP3 player.
The Computer Room features 12 networked PC’s with Windows 7, Office 2010 and broadband internet. Hirer’s are welcome to install additional licenced software for training purposes. A data projector, whiteboard and high quality print/copy/scanner are available in the room. Space is available for connection of a presenter’s laptop.
Microphones, portable staging, whiteboards, flipchart easels, telephone handsets, laptops and a lectern are available for hire. A pool table, table tennis table, foosball table and arcade games table are available for hire and use in either of the halls.
Catering & Services:
The Place catering services are available during reception hours. Hirer’s are welcome to self-cater for their events if they prefer. The Place is conveniently located at the Charlestown Square Shopping Centre, and is adjacent to a range of restaurants and food outlets.
Photocopying, faxing, laminating, binding and printing services are available at The Place during reception hours at competitive rates.
About The Place:
The Place: Charlestown Community Centre is a not-for-profit social enterprise unique to Lake Macquarie. Income generated from businesses hiring the venue directly supports the community groups and services offered at The Place. Businesses are able to acknowledge venue hire at The Place as a component of their Corporate Social Responsibility