Room Hire

St Mary’s Church Balham has a number of rooms that are available to hire on a one-off basis. At the moment we have no more space for regular events.

If you are interested in any of our rooms please e-mail the parish office, or telephone, to discuss availability and fees.

The Nave

  • Seats approx. 300 in long wooden pews.
  • Suitable for concerts, lectures and presentations.
  • Integrated sound system.

(We restrict the use of the nave to those activities deemed suitable for our worship area.)

17m x 14.4m (55ft x 22ft) – Ground Floor

The Narthex

  • A community meeting space separated from the nave by an acoustic folding partition.
  • Accommodates up to 130 people.
  • Suitable for exhibitions, intimate wedding receptions and other social events.
  • The Narthex has access to a kitchen suitable for meal preparation.
  • The Narthex and Nave can be combined to create a more flexible and multi-function environment.

14.4m x 6.7m (46ft x 22ft) – Ground Floor

Main Meeting Room 1

  • A community meeting space suitable for exhibitions, presentations, lectures and the like.
  • Capable of accommodating approx. 35 people.
  • Internet access may be available.

6.7m x 4.1m (22ft x 13 ft) – First Floor

This room is wheelchair accessible via a lift.