Hiring The Town Hall

Picture of Town and Manor of Hungerford Building

The striking Victorian Town Hall, at the heart of Hungerford Town and ManorA picture perfect Victorian gem

Are you looking for a venue with more character than a hotel or conference centre?

Steeped in history, with all the modern facilities you’d expect, Hungerford Town Hall & Corn Exchange is the perfect venue for your wedding, party, business meeting and much more.

Built in 1870 from beautiful bath stone, Hungerford Town Hall is actually a complex of several spaces, including the Veranda and our three historic rooms: Corn Exchange, Town Hall and Magistrates Room, which accommodate between 10 and 540 people comfortably. Choose your perfect space, or book the whole building for your special event – our hire charges are highly competitive.  

We couldn’t be more convenient, sitting in the heart of Hungerford both geographically and culturally, we’re just 200 metres from the train station with parking right outside and disabled access.



Your perfect wedding venue

Newly weds kissing in front of the fireplace in the grand Town Hall in HungerfordFrom ceremony to reception, the beautiful Town Hall is the perfect place to host your special day. 

Licensed to hold Civil Wedding Ceremonies, with elegant character rooms in varying sizes, it’s ideal for weddings big and small.

After the ceremony, you can simply move into another room and let the celebrations continue with a wedding reception to remember.

With everything you need under one roof, from professional catering facilities, sound systems, stages and PA, we’re here to make it a magical day, and to keep your life magical and stress free.

See our dedicated Wedding page for more information


Choose your space, or take them all

With so many spaces to choose from, why not keep life simple and ensure the day goes smoothly by keeping your event, and every one involved, all together under one roof. 

Key features of the Town Hall & Corn Exchange complex

  • Total combined venue accommodates 540 people
  • Licensed for civil marriage ceremonies
  • Main hall has beautiful large windows providing ample natural daylight
  • Historic backdrops for photos and plenty of scenic locations for shoots
  • Balcony for amazing overhead shots of your event
  • Outside area available for hog roast or barbecue
  • Firework location allowing viewing from Town Hall steps (we can even arrange the firework display)
  • Trestle tables and chairs are available for hire
  • Alcohol license
  • Fully fitted professional catering kitchen
  • Catering available
  • Disabled restroom facilities and lift to upper floors
  • Free wi-fi and internet connection
  • Music / PA system / AV equipment available
  • Modular stage system – maximum dimensions 25’ x 15’ / 7.6m x 4.5m
  • Centrally heated with thermostatic control
  • Ground floor, rear access loading with parking
  • Preferential local hotel and B&B room rates (the nearest hotels are just a few metres away)
  • Preferential rates with local services such as caterers, florists, beverage suppliers, car hire, table decoration and dressing 

See the layout here on our Plan of the Town Hall Complex
Find out more about our Hire Charges


Corn Exchange

Perfect for wedding receptions, festivals, indoor markets, business conferences, banquets, book launches, charity events, yoga classes and much more.

The largest and most versatile space in the Town Hall. The beautiful high-vaulted ceiling and tall arched windows give this historic hall a bright airy feel.

Spacious enough to accommodate just under 200 people for a sit-down banquet or wedding breakfast, or more than 300 people for dancing, revelry or shopping. The adjacent fully-fitted professional catering kitchen allows for high quality onsite catering. And of course, we have a licence to sell alcohol.

Key features of the Corn Exchange

  • Beautiful high-vaulted ceiling and tall arched windows
  • Ground floor, rear access load-in with parking
  • Capacity for up to 250 people seated (theatre style) or 390 standing
  • Table configurations include:
    • 13 x round tables seating up to 10 people each
    • 36 x six-foot trestle tables, accommodating up to 197 people seated (regiment style)
    • Tables and chairs available for hire
  • Built-in vocal PA system included
  • Music PA system available
  • AV equipment can be arranged
  • No noise limiters
  • Stage in modular system to maximum dimensions 25’ x 15’ / 7.6m x 4.5m
  • Fully fitted professional catering kitchen
  • Alcohol license
  • Ground floor disabled toilet
  • Catering available
  • Free wi-fi and internet connection
  • Preferential local hotel and B&B room rates (the nearest hotels are just a few metres away)
  • Preferential rates with local services such as caterers, florists, beverage suppliers, car hire, table decoration and dressing

Hire Charges 

        


Town Hall

Perfect for weddings, civil and naming ceremonies, board meetings, book clubs, seminars, lectures and conferences

Licenced for Civil Marriages with up to 60 people, the elegant Town Hall is the official room for local services and ceremonies.

This attractive, dignified space lends a sense of grandeur to your special occasion, or an air of authority to your business event. The impressive arched windows flood the high-ceilinged room with natural light – perfect for wedding photos. Then either stay in the same space for your wedding breakfast and reception, or move down to the larger Corn Exchange below.

The Town Hall is located on the first floor, accessible via a lift, and can be hired in conjunction with the Corn Exchange below to keep your celebrations in one location.

Key features of the Town Hall

  • Licensed for Civil Marriages with up to 60 people
  • Theatre style configuration seats up to 60 people
  • Board Room configuration seats up to 40 people
  • Beautiful photogenic environment for those special photos
  • Access to the balcony for amazing aerial shots of your event
  • AV plasma screens or projectors available
  • Electrical sockets around tables
  • Note pads, pens, flip boards can be supplied
  • Free wi-fi and internet connection
  • Teas, coffees, soft drinks can be supplied
  • Catering available
  • Preferential local hotel and B&B room rates (the nearest hotels are just a few metres away)
  • Preferential rates with local services such as caterers, florists, beverage suppliers, car hire, table decoration and dressing

Hire Charges  



Magistrates Room

Perfect for business meetings and presentations, hobby groups, seminars and intimate wedding ceremonies or breakfasts

The smallest and most intimate of our available spaces, the Magistrates Room retains a sense of grandeur thanks to the wall of impressive Victorian sash windows, which fill the room with natural light.

Conveniently located on the ground floor, the Magistrates Room has the benefit of ‘hidden’ hot and cold running water and sink facilities, making it ideal for more ‘self contained’ meetings and events.

Key features of the Magistrates Room

  • Theatre style configuration seats up to 30 people
  • Board Room configuration seats up to 18 people
  • Beautiful photogenic environment for those special photos
  • Free wi-fi and internet connection
  • Electrical sockets around tables
  • AV plasma screens or projectors available
  • Note pads, pens, flip boards can be supplied
  • Teas, coffees, soft drinks can be supplied
  • Catering available
  • Preferential local hotel and B&B room rates (the nearest hotels are just a few metres away)
  • Preferential rates with local services such as caterers, florists, beverage suppliers, car hire, table decoration and dressing

Hire Charges 


Veranda (or Town Hall Steps as it’s also known)

Perfect for charity sales, musical renditions, selling raffle tickets, pop-up antiques stalls and collecting for good causes

Meet the people as they pass by on the high street, from your sheltered position beneath the arched entrance to the Town Hall.

This wide spot is the ideal location to set up your charity event and engage with passers by in the most central and visible of locations.

Key features of the Veranda


      • Sheltered outdoors location
      • High visibility
      • Space to set up tables and chairs
      • Free wi-fi and internet connection
      • Teas, coffees, soft drinks can be supplied
      • Preferential local hotel and B&B room rates (the nearest hotels are just a few metres away)
      • Preferential rates with local services such as caterers, florists, beverage suppliers, car hire, table decoration and dressing

Hire Charges 

Download a plan of the Town Hall complex                        
See our Conditions of Hire and Deposit T&C


To book, or for more information, please contact

Dani Winslet
Events Manager
Town Hall & Corn Exchange
Hungerford
Berkshire
RG17 0NJ

Tel 01488 647334
Mob 07880 311731
Email events@townandmanor.co.uk