Wotton - The Chipping Hall

Parish: Wotton-under-Edge
District: Stroud
Address: The Chipping, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AD
Website: https://www.utea.org.uk/

Brief summary of the hall

Former school building (Grade II listed), which is now the home of Under the Edge Arts - a community arts project.  We have regular programmes of arts events, exhibitions, and classes.

Hall capacity: 90

No. of meeting rooms: 2

Bookings: Under the Edge Arts, 07791 323869

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The hall is located along one side of The Chipping car park, which can be reached by Symn Lane or Market Street.

Booking contact(s)

Contact name

Under the Edge Arts

Contact telephone

07791 323869

Contact email


Booking procedure

Booking charges

Regular classes-
Main hall: £12 per hour before 6pm; £14 per hour after 6pm

Back room (UA Fanthorpe room): £7 per hour before 6pm; £9 per hour after 6pm

Subject to availability in our programme, the Chipping Hall is also available for hire for private events, such as parties, at £24/hour.

Picking up keys

Arrangements will depend on the event.

Contact to explain procedures

Contact Under the Edge Arts (details above) for an explanation of procedures.  

The presence of a member of staff or volunteer on the day of the hire will depend on the event.

Hire agreement form


Hirers must clean and tidy the hall after event

Meeting room details

Main Hall

Area(metres squared)

14 x 6.5

Standing capacity


Seated capacity


Number of heaters


Electrical sockets


Flooring type


Hearing loop


Projector and screen

UA Fanthorpe Room

Area(metres squared)

6 x 5

Standing capacity


Number of heaters


Electrical sockets


Hearing loop


Projector and screen

Car parking

Car parking

Disabled parking

Further information

There is a public car park adjacent to the venue.


Entrance ramp

Other access information

The hall is all at ground level.



There is one unisex and one disabled-access toilet.

Disabled toilets



Kitchen facilities

  • Hot and cold water
  • Tea urn
  • Fridge
  • Crockery

Kitchen size

2.5 x 2 metres

Catering facilities for

The kitchen is suitable for catering for tea and coffee for 35.

Registered as a 'food premises' or a 'food business/food business operator' with the Environmental Health Department

Licenses and insurance

Alcohol license

Premises license

Designated Premises Supervisor who is also a Personal License Holder

Health and Safety policy

Fire Risk Assessment last updated


Public liability insurance

Public & Products Liability - indemnity limit £5,000,000

Licenses held

  • Live music
  • Recorded music
  • Dance
  • Theatre


  • Arts classes and workshops
  • Exhibitions
  • Live music and theatre performances
  • Craft fairs
  • Tea dances

Further information

Decorative condition


Other facilities

The hall as a stage which can be assembled from modular blocks.  Stage lighting is also available.

Quality Standard achieved

Measures taken to become more energy efficient or environmentally friendly

Recycling bins are available.