Venue Hire

Whatever you have planned we have the space for you!

We pride ourselves on our flexibility here at Bridges Centre, and we are lucky to have several rooms available to hire, from the small and intimate to large and spacious, coupled with a fully licensed bar to compliment your event. It may sound like a cliché but photographs do not really do these magnificent rooms justice – you have to see the with your own eyes – so please feel free to arrange a show around of the venue, we would be delighted to welcome you along!

Discover our event spaces below.



The Ballroom

The magnificent Ballroom is at the centre of historic Drybridge House. The room is full of character, with wood panelling, an ornate ceiling, original fireplace and parquet flooring all adding a unique charm to the room.  The Ballroom continues to be used for a variety of purposes from wedding ceremonies to boardroom meetings, it even hosts a regular table tennis club!  

Size: 11m x 6m
Theatre: 78
Standing: 100

The Gallery

Forming part of the original entrance hall to the house the Gallery is a charming space just off the Ballroom that is equally characterful, featuring high set windows and a feature balcony. This space makes an ideal place for a drinks reception before moving into the ballroom however it can also be utilised in many alternate ways.  

Size: 13m x 4m (at widest) 
Theatre: 40
Standing: 50 

The Roberts Room
Another traditional room located at the end of the gallery that features wood panelling and a beautiful bay window that looks out onto the gardens. Perfect for smaller meetings or an intimate dinner.  

Size: 5.5m x 5m
Theatre: 30
Standing: 35

The Crompton Bar 
We have the added benefit of a fully licenced bar on premises, recently refurbished to a high standard. We stock a wide range of spirits, bottled beers, zero or low alcohol beers, wines and bubbles. With the recent refurbishment has come the ability to select from a vast range of beers and ciders so please talk to us ahead of your event about any particular drinks you would like to offer, we can almost certainly accommodate your request.