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The Venue (Lache Community Centre)

The Venue provides a wide selection of freshly ground coffees and hot drinks in a comfortable relaxing setting. Snacks, hot and cold drinks are available from the cafe during the Centre's staffed opening hours (9am-2.30pm Monday to Friday and 5.30pm-8.30pm on Tuesdays only).

The Venue also has free wifi available and a large free car park.


  • Address: Hawthorn Road, Chester CH4 8HX

Hire costs

Speak to a member of staff for a quote. Ask about our discounts for Lache Community Groups.

Lounge / Function Room

  • suitable for all types of meetings/ conference / events 
  • can accommodate up to 60 guests using round tables seating  4 or 8 per table,  rectangle tables to your choice of  layout or theatre style seating
  • drop down screen with projector is available if required
  • rate: £18 per hour

Main Hall

  • for larger events or activities up to 150 people depending on layout
  • rate: £20 per hour

Small Meeting Room - Meeting Room 1

  • for smaller meetings of up to 12 people
  • rate: £12 per hour

Large Meeting Room - Meeting Room 2 

  • for smaller meetings of up to 12 people 
  • rate: £12 per hour

Disco Parties for children up to 10 years of age (two hours)

  • Weekdays - £50
  • Saturday - £60
  • Sunday - £70

Book exchange

Why not exchange or donate your read books at our book exchange.

Diamond Gym

No membership fee, free inductions, £2 per session.

Opening times (staffed):

  • Monday: 9am - 2.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9.45am - 2.30pm and 5.30pm - 8.30pm
  • Wednesday: 9am to 2.30pm
  • Thursday: 9.45am - 2.30pm
  • ​Friday: 9am - 2.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Making a booking

For more details or to arrange a viewing, please call 07920 542137 and a member of staff will be happy to help with your enquiry.

Notification of any cancellation must be given within seven days prior to the event date. Failure to notify will result in you being charged for the booking.​

For activities outside of the above hours hirers are issued a key for access to the building. 

Warming Wednesday

Everyone is welcome. We offer warm meals free of charge, but for those who are able and would like to make one, we do welcome voluntary contributions towards costs (this goes entirely towards the sourcing of ingredients for the following weeks). Takeaway portions are also available. Please ask a member of staff. Serving begins around 11am every Wednesday.

Other regular events 


  • Pilates classes, 09.30am -10.30am and 5.30pm - 6.30pm
  • Filipino Eagles (children’s martial arts), 6.00pm - 7.00pm
  • Bingo, 7.00pm - 9.00pm


  • Morris Dancers, 4.00pm-8.00pm


  • Wellbeing Walk, starts 9.30am


  • Tea Dance, 2.00pm - 4.00pm (fortnightly)
  • Bingo, 7.00pm - 9.00pm (fortnightly)
  • Minerva Youth Theatre, 5.30pm - 7.30pm


  • Healthbox / Healthy Hearts, 10.00am - 11.00am   
  •  Lache Gardening Group, 12.00pm - 2.00pm   
  •  ‘Foody Friday,’ 11.00am - 2.00pm, includes Foodbank, Citizens Advice and a range of other support and counselling services

Further information