The Place to Celebrate

The Place to Celebrate - 'The Place' - Licensed Venue hire for Birthdays, Weddings, Fairs and Events Perfectly located, with good parking and rail links, The Place is the perfect choice for all your venue hire needs.

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The Place, Pitsea Leisure Centre
Northlands Pavement
Basildon
England
SS13 3DU

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01268 205284

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The Place, Pitsea Leisure Centre description

Local Authority (Town Hall etc) / Business Meeting Rooms / Funerals and Wakes / Fitness and Dance Centre / Exhibition Space / Religious Venue

Large (1-300)

The Place is an ideal venue for all your special celebrations and events. A choice of three different licensed function suites available for hire at affordable prices. Perfectly located with good parking and excellent road and rail links. The Place is the perfect choice for all of your venue hire, fitness and entertainment needs.

To take the stress out of your party planning, we offer quality hot or cold catering options to compliment your celebration however, you are welcome to make your own arrangements (terms and conditions apply). Get in touch to find out more about our hot and cold catering options.

For celebrations with lots of children, try our party package:
•Includes hire of one of our function suites
•Plus exclusive access to our children's 'Fun Zone' soft play area for up to 2 hours, (includes a slide, netted climbing areas, rollers and inflatables).
•Perfect to keep the under 8's entertained in a safe, enclosed environment while the adults celebrate in style!

We also have a number of multi purpose meeting rooms available that can accommodate board meetings, training courses, AGM's and much more. We hire by the hour so our flexibility helps to keep your costs down too.

Bookings and enquiries:
Enquiries welcome. To book now or to check prices and availability, call reception on 01268 205284 or e-mail pitsealeisurecentre@basildon.gov.uk.

Whatever you are planning, look no further as we can accommodate your needs, whatever your budget. Feel welcome to come along and view our range of Function Suites and discuss your requirements with a member of our friendly team. All you have to do is contact us or come and see us. For more information and to take a photo tour you can also visit our website https://www.basildon.gov.uk/theplace

**PLEASE NOTE: Our licensed function suites are only available for hire for adult party celebrations age 21 years and over.


We specialise in:
 Weddings
 Anniversaries, Birthdays & Christenings
 Children’s parties
(high enough ceiling to allow bouncy castles)
Soft Play Parties
 Productions, concerts & live bands
 Business meetings, conferences, presentations,
 Workshops, training facilities
 Quiz nights, charity events & award ceremonies
 Dance groups & exercise classes
 Craft, Wedding, Christmas Fair’s etc
 Sporting activities

Venue suitability

This venue is suitable for the following uses:

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Venue facilities

16 spaces

Within 75 metres

Yes

Yes

Yes

28 round tables, 42 rectangle tables

346 chairs

Yes - Manned

Other venue facilities

Yes

Yes

Yes

Explore the rooms this venue has for hire by expanding the sections below.

The Main Hall is a large versatile ground floor space with its own licensed bar and is suitable for all kinds of celebrations. Maximum capacity is 250 people.

The Main Hall has its own licensed bar and can accommodate everything from birthdays to ballroom dancing and weddings to wakes. The perfect venue for whatever kind of celebration you have in mind.

The hall can be configured to suit you special celebration needs. You can specify the type and number of tables you would like and how you would like to see them arranged. White table linen is available for hire upon request. A large projector screen and staging is also available to hire for performances, DJs or presentations.

Planning a family celebration with lots of children? Include our soft play 'Fun Zone' in your party hire.

This large, spacious hall has a tiled floor and a high ceiling which also makes it perfect for group fitness classes, dance and martial arts lessons and many types of sporting activities. With a large projector screen and staging also available to hire, the Main Hall is ideal for any type of event.

Capacity

As meeting room:

300

For dining:

150

As theatre:

300

For dancing:

250

For a reception:

300

19m x 13m

Yes

The Function Room is an offset hall situated on the ground floor. The hall can be used as a large space or easily divided into 2 separate areas with a concertina style dividing door.

With vinyl flooring and access to an internal garden area with seating, the Function Room is a versatile space that is perfect for a variety of events, activities, group fitness classes and many of your business requirements.

The Function Room has its own licensed bar area and is perfect for any special occasion.

We can configure the room to suit your special occasion. You can specify the type and number of tables you would like and how you would like to see them arranged. White table linen is available for hire upon request.

Planning a family celebration with lots of children? Include our soft play 'Fun Zone' in your party hire

Capacity

As meeting room:

150

For dining:

90

As theatre:

100

For dancing:

150

For a reception:

150

15m x 14m

Yes

With a wall of mirrors, vinyl flooring and air conditioning, our Dance Studio is perfect to hire for exercise classes, dance troops, martial arts etc. This light, spacious room is situated on the Ground Floor and can also be utilised for a variety of other events and business requirements including children's parties, meetings, workshops and training sessions.
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Capacity

As meeting room:

26

As theatre:

50

For dancing:

35

10m x 7m

The Place is an ideal venue for large general meetings, conferences, training courses, presentations, exhibitions and workshops. We are also an ideal and popular venue for smaller group meetings, interviews and one to one meetings.

We can accommodate all your personal or business requirements and provide everything you need to ensure that your meeting or event is a success.

Capacity

As meeting room:

30

As theatre:

70

For dancing:

70

11m x 7m

Yes

Unlike many other party venues, here at The Place there are no limitations so you can tailor make your own Children's Party to suit all budgets - the sky's the limit! You are even welcome to bring in your own catering and soft drinks making it the best value for money around.
Bookings and enquiries

Feel welcome to come along and view our Kids' Fun Zone Soft Play area and the range of halls we have available for Children's Party hire. You can discuss your requirements with a member of our friendly team. All you have to do is contact us or come and see us.

Enquiries welcome. To book now or to check prices and availability, call reception on 01268 205284.

If the total cost of your Children's Party is less than £100, full payment will be required at the time of booking.

If the total cost is in excess of £100, a 25% deposit is payable at the time of booking and the remaining balance will be due for payment 1 month prior to your party.

Choose from either of the following two children's party hire options...

Our Fun Zone Party package is the best value Children's party in Essex! This 2 hour package is suitable for up to 30 children. The perfect way for the under 8's to have fun and celebrate in style.

Our Kids' 'Fun Zone' Soft Play Party Package includes:
•One hour's exclusive access to our Fun Zone Soft Play area, (the slide, inflatables, rollers and netted climbing areas will keep the children entertained in a safe, enclosed environment), followed by
•One hour of children's party play time in the party room of your choice.
You are welcome to personalise the party room with your own choice of birthday balloons and banners. A music system is available for you to provide your own music and games.

Special kid-size tables and chairs will be set up ready for your arrival so that you can lay out your own drinks and nibbles. If you prefer to minimise your stress levels, a choice of catering options is available from as little as £2.50 per head. For catering options see Coffee shop at 'The Place', Pitsea.

Tailor-make your own children's party with a choice of halls available for hire.

We have a range of halls available to hire that will accommodate any type of children's party; whether you plan to theme your party, have a character visit, hire a bouncy castle, book a children's entertainer or have a disco.

Our halls are large and spacious with plenty of room for the little ones to run around and have some fun! You can decorate the hall with your own choice of balloons, banners or themes to make it extra special for the birthday boy or girl.

Chairs and tables will be set up ready for your arrival so that you can lay out your own drinks and nibbles. If you prefer to minimise your stress levels, a choice of catering options are available from as little as £2.50 per head. For catering options see Coffee shop at 'The Place', Pitsea.

The sky really is the limit making this the perfect choice for any budget.

PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept children's party bookings up to the age of 12 years

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