RULES OF HIRE
dDeaflinks will not hire rooms for any group or meeting which we consider to be inappropriate.
dDeaflinks cannot allow the use of bouncy castles or other hired play equipment on the premises.
Bookings should be made at least 2 weeks in advance, whenever possible
IN THE EVENT OF CANCELATIONS
You must inform dDeaflinks staff as soon as possible on 01782 219161 (voice) or 01782 281125 (minicom only) or 07791459307 SMS – office hours only.
Our offices are open from 10.00am – 2.30pm, Monday – Friday.
OUTSIDE OF OFFICE HOURS
Please use the emergency contact number: 07977552414. For cancellations with less than 48hours notice – If the centre remains accessible, full fees will be charged.
IMPORTANT: All rooms must be left tidy after use with furniture put back as it was.
Group leaders/Contact persons are responsible for making sure that members of the group act responsibly at all times with respect for the furniture, fittings and car park usage.
Group leaders/Contact persons are responsible for the Health and Safety of any person/s in attendance. If children are present, please be aware you are also responsible for their safety and behavior.
Anyone wishing to prepare food will be asked to sign a disclaimer taking responsibility for any food hygiene issues that may occur.
ROOM HIRE CHARGES
For each meeting room, Staceys lounge and the main Hall:
Up to 2 hours = £50
Half Day (2-4h) = £80
Full Day (4-8h) = £130
£10 for the additional use of the kitchen.
If you need additional time to use the centre prior to the time booked for, to prepare / set up. Or after to pack away / tidy, there will be an additional charge of £5.00 per hour. Alternatively, you can make allowances to ensure this is completed during the time slot booked for.
For hire / access outside of office hours, a fee of £10.00 may be required to cover the unlocking and locking of the centre.
Light refreshments may be available, at an additional cost. Please ask for details.
The Bar may be requested but is reliant upon volunteer’s availability – Please talk with staff upon booking for further information.
All room hire bookings are subject to a £50.00 deposit per room, which will be returned if the room is left clean and tidy after your event. Any damage expenses exceeding the secured deposit will be invoiced accordingly.
To hire the centre complete the relevant forms, which can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. Once the forms have been completed, please send them to:
The Centre Manager
The Ellis Centre,
Wellesley Street, Shelton,
Tel: 01782 219161
To download the Centre Booking Form, Rules of Hire, Room Hire Charges and Food Hygiene Disclaimer Form (PDF). Click Here
E-mail us firstname.lastname@example.org
dDeafLinks Staffordshire, The Ellis Centre, Wellesley Street, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 4NF
Tel: 01782 219161
01782 219161 – Voice only
01782 281125 – Text/Minicom
01782 286174 – Fax only
07977 552414 – 24 hour interpreting mobile (SMS or Voice)