This modern, multi-function facility offers a warm, welcoming space for a variety of activities. With a high pitched ceiling and glass sliding doors at either end, the spacious hall can be split into two for smaller gatherings. Total capacity is 50.

 Photo of the main entrance to St Martins Community CentreAddress

Corner of Wades and Wilsons Roads, St Martins, Christchurch(external link)


For hiring requests and information contact us on (03) 941 8999.


Hall hire

  • $12.00 per hour community group
  • $20.00 per hour self employed tutor
  • $30.00 per hour private social functions
  • $60.00 per hour commercial events, seminars and corporate events
  • $30.00 per hour community events and fundraisers.


  • $65.00 security charge for social functions
  • $450.00 bond required for social bookings
  • Community meeting space – 50
  • Room can be split into two individual spaces by person booking if required.  
Conditions of hire

Conditions of use when hiring a Council facility

Health and safety

As part of the rental agreement the hirer accepts legal responsibilities to meet evacuation plans, health and safety responsibilities and to act as the facility warden.

All users are required to complete, sign and date a 'pre-use' form (available from the Beckenham Service Centre) before using the St Martins Community Centre. 

Hours of hire The St Martins Community Centre is available for hire, 8am to 10pm, seven days a week.
Alcohol The consumption and supply of alcohol is not permitted at this facility.
Equipment available 


  • 9 power points (5 in larger room and 4 in smaller room when space is divided)
  • 2 heat pumps, one in each part of the room
  • 4 flip top tables 1800 x 900 mm
  • 35 stacker chairs.

Kitchen facilities

  • Kettle for hot water
  • Kitchenette with sink and bench top
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher and oven (no stove top)
  • Wash up sink and bench top.

All users are required to supply their own tea towels, wash up cloths, crockery, rubbish bags and cleaning liquids.

No community facility has Council free wifi.

Catering No organised catering offered.
Disabled access Fully accessible, ramp at the front of the building. Accessible toilet.
Parking Off-street parking for three vehicles (access off Wade Road).
Plenty of on-street parking on Wades and Wilsons Road adjacent to the community centre.