Bishops Park Community Centre

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Bishop's Park Community Centre offers two rooms which can be joined together for larger functions. There is a bar area in both rooms, and a modern kitchen. Suitable for disabled and elderly. Wi-Fi available. Access to ground floor via main entrance.  Access to upper floor via front stairs. Large Car Park. Kitchen accessible by both rooms. the Centre has air-conditioning in each room, The Community Centre, situated next door to Tesco Supermarket,

There are two committee rooms upstairs away from the main hub of the building, suitable for quiet meetings, yoga or meditation. These upstairs rooms are not accessible by the disabled.  There is a large outside garden which can be hired in conjuction with a room. To hirefor one off bookings please contact Tracey Gaynor on 01279 715004 ( for Regular hire contact Anne Shirley on 01279 712146 (

Dog training sessions are not permitted in this venue. 

Please note that no 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th or 21st birthday parties are permitted at this venue. 

Parties ages 12+ are required to leave a £300 cash damage deposit.

NB: In the unlikely event that there is a problem with the key to Bishop's Park Community Centre, during out of office hours, contact the Caretaker who may be located at the premises: Flat 2 or telephone 07941 636114.  Further to this the Tourist Information Centre, in the Town Centre has a key and is open on Saturday between 10:00-16:00hrs.  The neighbouring Tesco supermarket also has a spare key.  In all other cases of where you cannot gain access and no one else is available please contact  07956 322814.

Pricing per hour
HirerMain HallClub RoomMain Hall & Club RoomCommittee RoomGarden (in conjunction with a room)
Private Hire, U3A, Charity, Uniform Groups*£10.50£7.50£18.00£6.00£7.00
OFSTED Registered Play School*£5.25£3.75£9.00£3.00£7.00
All Hirers - after 6pm on Weekends/Public Holidays£21.00£15.00£36.00£7.35£7.00
*Except Weekends/Public holidays after 6pm
The venue will be closed New Years Eve
Room Information: 
RoomCapacity (people)Dimensions
Main HallStanding 70 Sitting 6032ft x 36ft / 9.8 x 11m
Club RoomStanding 40 Sitting 3021ft x 34ft / 6.4 x 10.3m
Main Hall and Club Room
Committee Room - 4 x 4' Trestle Tables and 15 x Adult Chairs1513ft x 15.6ft / 4 x 4.7m
Cupboard in Foyer - 10 x 6' & 4 x 4' Trestle Tables, 90 Adult chairs, 4 x Kids Tables & 24 Chairs
Bishops Park Centre, Lancaster Way, Bishop's Stortford, Herts
CM23 4DA (map)
Latest News: 

Linguabugs starting Tuesday 25 September 2018 French singing baby class Club room 11:30-12:00 age 0-18 months, for further information contact Rachel mobile 07795236658 email

Linguabugs starting Thursday 27 September 2018 Pre-school French class 2 years + Committee room 15:15-15:55 for further information contact Rachel mobile 07795236658 email

AA Group starting  Thursday in Club room 20:00-21:30 for further details contact Jane 07792777679 email

Guitar Lesson Wednesday Committee Room 13:00-14:30 for further information contact Jake Kruppa email phone 07454164648

Meditation Club Life's Balance classes starting Monday 3 September 2018 - Committee Room 1st Floor Beginners Class 18:00- 19:15 and  Advance Class 19:30-21:00 Meditation for all: The main objective will be to bring a healthy balance to our mind body and soul. The lessons will be guided meditations consisting of a balanced and changeable programme. Meditation also has many benefits to health and wellbeing in helping to reduce health issues such as stress, anxiety, blood pressure, and all their related problems,  for further information contact John 07818447673 email

Pilates - Mondays. Classes for mixed abilities - females and males (19:15-20:15) in the Main Hall. Classes for mixed abilities - men only (20:15-21:15) in the Main Hall. For further information contact: Mandy Ridgwell on 07713 272664 (

Pilates Breath and  Control - Mondays for mixed abilities (18:45-19:45 and 20:00-21:00) in the Club Room. For further information contact:  Rebecca Young email mobile 07853 894544

Wiggle Wiggle, Movement to Music - Thursdays. Classes for children from ages 6 months to 4 years (09:30-10:30) in the Club Room. For further information contact: Helen Nicholls at (

Sounds Right Phonics - Thursdays. Pre-school fun, educational and physical phonics classes (10:00-10:45) in Committee Room 1st floor. For further information contact: Nicola on 07460 200009 (

Fitsteps - Thursdays 18:15-19:15hrs starts 4th January 2018 in the Main Hall.  Fitsteps is a Dance Fitness Class suitable for all levels of aerobic exerciseFor further information contact: Jacqui Howard on 07731 454228 (

Baby Ballet - Fridays (09:15-11:45) in the Club Room. For further information contact: Catherine or Saul Segal on 07964 570965

YogaBellies - Sundays. Pregnancy and prenatal yoga for women classes (09:15-12:15) in Club Room. For further information contact: Melanie Bliss on 07738 923833 ( Class in Committee room on10 June 2018

Toward Yoga -Tuesdays. Beginners Yoga (18:00-19:30), Intermediate Yoga (19:30-21:00) in the Club Room. For further information contact: Sarah on 07427 596961 (

Pilates  Breath and Control Thursdays. Mixed ability pilates classes. (19:15-20:15)  in the Main Hall For further information contact: Rebecca Young on

Iyengar Yoga - Wednesdays (10:45-12:15) in the Committee Room 1st Floor and Friday 8 September 10:45-12:15. For further information contact: Sharon on 07377 891488 (

Pilates (for U3A Members) - Thursdays (11.15-12:00 hrs) in the Club Room. For further information contact: Mandy Ridgwell on 07713 272664 (

Yoga (Soft Vinyasa Flow Yoga) - Fridays. For all levels (09:30-10:30) in the Committee Room, 1st Floor. For further information contact: Carole Grant on 07710 464742 (


Photos below from left to right: Club Room and Main Hall, Patio and Garden.