Tullynessle and Forbes Public Hall,

Tullynessle and Forbes Public Hall, - Tullynessle and Forbes Public Hall,

To make a booking or enquire about hiring this venue please use the contact details below - Please mention Venues for Hire

Tullynessle
Tullynessle
Aberdeenshire
AB33 8QN

Show map of venue location

07979238115

Bookings Administrator

Use contact form above

Tullynessle and Forbes Public Hall, description

Community Hall / Business Meeting Rooms / Fitness and Dance Centre / Training Rooms / Wedding Venues / Commercial Venue

Medium (1-150)

The land that the Hall stands on was donated to the people of Tullynessle and Forbes by a local farmer John Gordon in 1950 for the purpose of building a community Hall. Construction work began in 1955 with four people working four nights a week mixing cement and creating concrete blocks. Another sixteen to twenty people worked on alternate nights digging out foundations. This work saved around £400 pounds in the cost of building the Hall. The foundation stone was laid by Lady McLean, wife of Sir Alan McLean of Littlewood, who was unable to attend due to illness, on 19th July 1956. In 1958 ten volunteers using four tractors and a lorry levelled the ground around the Hall to create a car park - saving a further £150. The Community owned Hall cost between £6,000 and £7,000 to build and by June 1962 following many fundraising efforts and grants was completely paid for.

The Hall was extended in 1992/1993 following further fund raising efforts by the local community. The most recent renovation and extension, started in January 2008, was made possible following a huge fundraising effort by the Tullynessle and Forbes Hall and Community Association which secured nearly £500,000 of funding.

The Hall serves primarily the people of the Parish of Tullynessle and Forbes and also a much wider community in the surrounding area. The Parish is an entirely rural area lying in North East Scotland within the upper valley of the Don in the Marr area of Aberdeenshire. The parish is part of the wider area known as The Howe of Alford. The 2001 census recorded the population of the Parish as 591.

Venue suitability

This venue is suitable for the following uses:

Venue facilities

Other venue facilities

We don't currently hold any detailed information about the rooms at this venue.

If this is your venue or hall please use the Adopt link on the right to add more detailed information about this venue.

If you wish to hire this venue or hall please use the contact details on the overview tab.

Please encourage every venue to take a few minutes to 'adopt' their listing and add unique content and photos.

Please ensure all fields are completed

To prevent spam please answer the simple maths question below:

2 + 5 =

GDPR CONSENT

By using the Venues4Hire.org website you agree that we can store the personal information you have given to us.

This information will only be used to allow us to pass your enquiry onto the Venue you have selected and for that Venue to contact you in relation to your enquiry.

We will also store your IP address for a short period of time to help us prevent abuse and misuse of our system for sending spam (none Venue enquiry related) messages.

If you have any questions about our use of your data please contact us via our Contact page.