Celebrate Facilities


You will undoubtedly want to make the most of our ample car-park but why not consider using our well kept gardens, perfect for family or wedding photo opportunities.
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The Rufus Centre is also complemented with an adjoining playing field making it ideal for children's birthday parties or for events where you intend to get your guests active!

Wedding Garden

We have a beautiful wedding garden situated just outside the building that is perfect for those special photos, arival drinks and much much more! 


We also have a large kitchen available for hire by customers using the Lockyer Suite who wish to provide a hot meal at their function. Situated off the dining area it comprises of three large ovens, two full-size cooking hobs, microwave an industrial dishwasher and numerous work surfaces. Caterers also have the use of fridges and freezers.

We are happy to supply you with the names of our caterers or to discuss your requirements with the caterers of your choice whether you require a simple buffet or an impressive five-course meal.


Also available for hire by customers using the Lockyer Suite is a separate fully licensed bar situated to the left of the entrance to the dining area. This is a good size area with facilities for draught beer and optics for spirits. It houses one full-size and one half-size drinks fridge, glass washer, sink with two draining areas, and numerous shelves.

Our team of experts will be more than happy to arrange a bar for your event.

Disabled Access

  • Full access for wheelchair users
  • Hearing loop
  • Guidedogs are welcome
  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled toilets
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