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Rayne Village Hall

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Rayne Village Hall - Braintree District

The village hall is situated within the heart of the community of Rayne village 1.5 miles to the west of Braintree, Essex. It falls within Braintree District Council and Rayne is one of 54 Parish councils within the District. There are currently over 2000 people on the electoral role living with the Rayne Parish boundary. The Hall together with the public playing field on which it stands is held on lease from Rayne Parish Council by Trustees, who are the Management Committee, for the benefit of the inhabitants of Rayne and the neighbourhood. The hall is located on Oak Meadow and was formally opened in April 1975, with an extension for a foyer, toilets, kitchen and meeting room together with changing rooms and showers for the sports clubs being completed two years later. It is hired out throughout the week by numerous local businesses whilst is hired most weekends for parties, birthdays, and weddings, quiz nights and numerous other social events. A two-storey extension was added in 1989 the top storey being for the exclusive use of Rayne Table Tennis Club. The ground floor houses the Parish Council Office and the Community Information Point, which is also used as a committee room. Within the fields, which are adjacent to the flitch way there is a large BMX track, Children’s playground, new Outdoor Gym installed July 2015 with free keep fit classes. There is also a large Nature reserve is located at the far end of the field. There are two large car parks available providing free parking for all users of the hall and facilities.


Telephone: 07847 764753



Address and Contact Details

Address: Rayne Village Hall Oak Meadow Rayne Essex

Postcode: CM77 6TX

Directions: Leave A120 at Braintree, proceed towards Springfield industrial estate, at roundabout turn left on the B1256 towards Rayne, Follow the B1256. At traffic lights turn left and hall is first left.

Contact Name: Christy Bamford

Contact Position: Booking Officer

Contact Number: 07847 764753

Contact Fax:

Contact Email:

Contactable: Mon to Sat 09:30 - 18:00


Hall & Meeting Rooms Seating Charge Facilities
Main Hall - one off booking 120 £20/hr Charge includes use of kitchen. Stage, tables and chairs for 120
Meeting Room 10-12 £10/session toilets including disabled, centrally heated
Main Hall - regular booking 120 £10/hr Charge includes use of kitchen. Stage, tables and chairs for 120

Inside Facilities: Hall that is large enough for 120 people, Catering Kitchen, Hall (Refurbished Wooden Floor) Stage, Stage Lighting, Meeting Room, Tables, Chairs and Toilets (inc disabled).

Outdoor Facilities: Two Large Car Parks, Large Refurbished Children’s Playground, Large Playing Fields, Skate Ramp, Youth Shelter, Mini Football Pitches, Adult Football Pitches, Cricket Square, BMX Track, Outdoor Gym with regular free fitness classes by qualified instructors as detailed on our website and also dedicated fitness social media. Twitter: @Rayne24FitClub Facebook: Rayne24fitclub


Community Community Information Point, Carpet Bowls, Mums & Tots, Karate, Line Dancing, Sequence Dancing, Pilates, free outdoor fitness sessions, jazzercise, Nature Reserve, Youth Football, Adult Football, Youth Cricket, Adult Cricket, Dancing School and more see website for further details :-

Village hall events Village Fete, Pantomine, New Years Eve Party

Health & Clinics

Arts & Creative


Hire details

Days Available Monday True
Tuesday True
Wednesday True
Thursday True
Friday True
Saturday True
Sunday True
Bank Holidays True

Licences Applicable for alcohol and music. Please discuss at time of enquiry.  

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