Venue Hire FAQ
Below you’ll find some questions we get asked frequently about venue hire at Rochelle. If your question isn’t listed please shoot us a message and we’ll be happy to answer it.
Please be aware the gymnasiums and lawn are a thoroughfare for Rochelle tenants and sole access on a weekday is not possible.
Yes. All five hire spaces are available at the weekends.
Projectors, whiteboard and other facilities can be easily arranged for the meeting room. Arnold & Henderson, our on site caterers, can provide refreshments and first class catering facilities.
This will depend on the specific scale and nature of your proposed event. Please contact Rochelle to discuss further.
Rochelle is not licensed for marriages nor civil ceremonies.
Yes. We have a number of spaces available for hire suitable for a wedding reception. However, depending on your preferred location, some spaces are more suited to a weekend reception.
Hire of the room/space on your chosen day/evening for the full hire period and the full operational support from the Rochelle Management in the run up to your event.
Fees do not include security, production nor catering costs if required.
All of our prices are tailored specifically towards your requirements so we can offer the best rates for your event. Please contact Rochelle to discuss further.
Provisional dates can be held without commitment; however, provisional date/s may have more than one interested client. The length of time that dates can be provisionally held depends on the popularity of the date. Clients will always be notified and an opportunity to confirm before a provisionally held date is released from them.
Once you have notified us a confirmation of hire, a contract will be sent to you together with our terms and conditions. Upon our receipt of a signed hire agreement, alongside a deposit equal to 25% of the total hire fee, the event is confirmed.
The balance of hire fee is due eight-weeks prior to your event, with any outstanding or additional items invoiced the day after the event has ended.
- If you cancel the booking within 14 days of the event date the cancellation fee is 50% of the total hire fee.
- If you cancel the booking within 7 days of the of the event date the cancellation fee is 75% of the total hire fee.
- If you cancel the booking within 1 day of the event date you are liable for the full hire fee.
If you cancel the booking you will be liable for any costs and/or expenses incurred by us from any third party suppliers in relation to your event.
In the event of cancellation, we will endeavor to re-hire the space and a refund, or a proportionate part, of the cancellation fee will be made if we are successful in concluding a replacement booking.
No. Arnold & Henderson are leading restaurateurs and specialist caterers, able to supply a wide range of options to suit all your requirements. For further information, please visit their website or contact them direct.
Please contact Arnold & Henderson to discuss all your food and drink enquiries.
Please be aware that Rochelle is not a licensed venue, a Temporary Events Notice (alcohol and entertainment license) will be applied for if your event requires it.
Rochelle is located in a residential neighbourhood – our neighbours are less than 10 metres away – and appropriate sound levels will be established and agreed prior to an event being confirmed.
Deliveries can be made prior to your event by arrangement with Rochelle at no extra cost. We make a charge for set-up prior to your event.
We are able to store items overnight subject to advance warning and with the prior permission of the Studio Manger. This may be subject to an additional charge.
Yes. All electrical items need to be PAT Tested in advance of arrival and all necessary HSE documents supplied.
Yes, but no later than 10pm. Rochelle is located in a residential neighbourhood – our neighbours are less than 10 metres away – and any accompanying music will be subject to agreeing appropriate sound levels in advance for your event.
No. There is a designated smoking area within Rochelle grounds.
The ground floor is fully accessible.
Yes. We have a beautiful manicured lawn available for hire on its own or in conjunction with other hire spaces.
10pm. If your event does not involve music it may be possible for it to run longer. Please contact Rochelle to discuss your requirements and, where possible, we will try and accommodate your event needs.