Church Hall hire

Important update: 21/03/2020

For the time-being, our Hall is not available for hire, but please see the details of our facilities below for when it is available for hire again.

Facilities available

Pathway up to the Church Hall

Pathway up to the Church Hall.

Our church hall is a separate building behind the church and is available for hire. It can be used by anyone including non-church members for any suitable purpose. The hall has the following facilities:

  • a separate fully-fitted kitchen
  • a stage with basic sound system
  • toilets (with access for disabled and baby changing facilities)
  • cloakroom

Please use the contact details below to enquire further regarding availability, costs and further details. Location, address, parking and accessibility details are below.

Inside the Church Hall. Stage at the end.

Inside the Church Hall. Stage at the end.

Kitchen area

Kitchen area.

Full access for wheelchairs, pushchairs and mobility scooters.

There is a disabled access toilet with baby changing facilities

There is a disabled access toilet with baby changing facilities.

Existing weekly bookings

The Church Hall is unavailable at the following times due to existing weekly bookings:

  • Monday evening: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
  • Tuesday mornings: 9.30am – 10.30am
  • Tuesday evenings: 7.30pm – 10.00pm
  • Wednesday mornings (term time): 10.00am – 12.00pm
  • Wednesday evenings: 5.45pm – 7.15pm
  • Thursday evenings: 5.30pm – 9.00pm

Contact details

For details about hiring the Church Hall please contact our Parish Administrator Lynne Saint on 07582 442682 (Parish office) or e-mail = with your name, email address and details and we will get back to you or you can use the Contact form below.

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Location & address

Find us on the map. Our postal address is St Leonard’s Church, Lexden Road, Colchester, CO3 4BL.


Lexden Rd view

Lexden Rd view

Church Lane view

Church Lane view

There is no specific car park at the church but parking is allowed in certain parts of in Church Lane and Lexden Road. Please be aware that these roads can be busy at times and spaces might be limited.

Bus routes


Bus Stops on both sides

There is a bus stop in Lexden Road outside the church and on the opposite side. All buses going along Lexden Road into and from town will stop there.



Entrance from Lexden Rd


Entrance from Church Lane

There are a small number of steps with a handrail at the Church Lane entrance. The front of the church in Lexden Road has a wide pathway with no steps.