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Hiring the School Premises

Areas available for hire

The school will permit the hire of the following areas:

  • Sports hall
  • Playing fields

Application process

Those wishing to hire the premises should fill out the hire request form, which you can find on this page, and read the terms and conditions of hire.

The hirer should fill out and sign the hire request form and submit it to the school office. Approval of the request will be determined by the Office manager.

Lime Walk Primary School,
Lime Walk,

Tel: 01442 262341

email: admin@limewalk.herts.sch.uk

If the request is approved, we will contact the hirer with details of how to submit payment and make arrangements for the date and time in question. We will also send on details of the emergency evacuation procedures and other relevant health and safety documents. The hirer will also need to provide proof of its public liability insurance.

We reserve the right to decline any applications at our absolute discretion, in particular where the organisation does not uphold the values of the school or reputational damage may occur.

Payments should be made using BACS transactions with a £10 non-refundable deposit to be paid in advance.  Full payment will need to be made at least 48 hours prior to the date of the booking.

Capacity and charging rates

The maximum capacity and rates for hiring each area are as follows:

Community Rate

  • Existing lettings and voluntary organisations
  • Extended services, for the pupils of Lime Walk and other local maintained schools.

Normal Rate

  • Other users, approved by the Governors, who will be sympathetic to the needs of the local community




Community Rate

Normal Rate

Sports hall

120 seated adults

£15 per hour

£25 per hour

Playing fields

Full size football pitch

£10 per hour

£10 per hour


The rates for hiring out different areas are listed in the table above. We may decide that certain organisations or activities can use the premises for a reduced rate, or free of charge, if it supports the core aims of the school.

We may decide to impose an additional cleaning fee on top of the hiring rates.


We reserve the right to cancel any agreed hiring with a minimum of 10 days’ notice.   

A full refund will be issued if we do cancel a hire. The school shall not be liable for any indirect or consequential losses, including (without limitation) any loss of profits, loss of business or the loss of any revenue arising out of the cancellation of any hire.

The hirer of the premises can cancel any hire with a minimum of 10 days’ notice.If less notice than this is given, the licensee shall not be entitled to a refund

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