Whiteley Village has a range of facilities available for hire and would encourage those within the Village and those outside to make a booking. The Social Club contains a Bistro Café and traditional licenced bar which are open to the residents and general public. All money raised from facility hire goes towards providing outstanding accommodation and care to the Village’s 500 older residents of limited means in 262 Grade II almshouses, 104 bed care home and 51 extra care apartments.
You can find additional ways to support The Whiteley Homes Trust in the ‘Support Us’ section of our website.
This architecturally attractive hall is ideal for classes, meetings, functions, parties and theatre productions. It can accommodate up to one hundred and sixty guests in traditional theatre style seating or ninety guests seated around circular tables. The hall has a full size stage with lighting and sound systems, and is fully accessible with ramped access, a hearing loop and disabled parking nearby. This venue also offers a fully licensed bar with on-site catering options available (see Catering for more details).
Village Hall – £40 per hour +VAT
The activities centre offers class room/meeting room type facilities, a workshop area and kitchen.
The centre is well equipped with computers and technology including, Wi-Fi access and a large TV screen ideal for viewing presentations and other media.
There is plenty of parking available outside the completely accessible venue.
Whiteley Village’s Social Club boasts a friendly bistro-style Café, a traditional licensed bar and a spacious conservatory. The club also contains a large, fully equipped snooker room with full size table. There is a wide variety of food on offer in the Café with a large selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available from the bar. On warmer days food and drink can be taken outside to the patio area, complete with BBQ and children’s play area. Both are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
The Village has its own on-site catering team, Caterplus There are a wide range of hot and cold catering options available to suit every occasion. All food is prepared from scratch using the freshest, high-quality ingredients. For a full list of catering options and prices, please contact the Leisure Centre Manager.
The Conservatory is an area suitable for up to fifty guests. It is ideal for training events, meetings or birthday parties for small children.
As with traditional conservatories, this room is made largely of glass giving the room a light and airy feel.
This venue is next door to the Café and licensed bar for food and drink if you haven’t booked catering.
Conservatory – £30 per hour +VAT
A functional and sensibly priced guest-house is available to those that have business in the Village There are two single rooms and four double rooms available, each with twin beds. Guests will have access to a kitchenette with tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerator and microwave.
Guest House (Single Room) – £27.50 per night
Guest House (Double Room) – £33.50 per night
Bookings for the Guest House should be made through the General Office.
Our hydrotherapy pool is situated within the Social Club complex. It has a slight gradient (deepest 5ft) and can hold a maximum of 12 swimmers. The pool is currently used most afternoons by ‘baby swim’ organisations so we are not currently taking any additional bookings from similar groups.
A basic life guard qualification and insurance must be held in order to hire the pool.
Hydrotherapy Pool – £58 per hour +VAT
St Mark’s Church was designed by Sir Walter Tapper in the style of 1300. With its stone and rendered walls and short tower rising centrally; it is the only Gothic building in the Village.
This beautiful venue has been modified in recent years to make it fully accessible to everyone who wishes to visit.
The Village has a full time chaplain, who is available for weddings, christenings and funerals.
Film and Photography
Whiteley Village is a stunning location. Set in 225 acres of mature woodland, our almshouse cottages and other buildings comprise the UK’s largest collection of Arts & Crafts buildings. The Whiteley Homes Trust is happy to make the Village available for film and photography, and as a private estate we can often simplify issues such as access and road closures. We can also provide utilities and ample space for crew parking.
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