Information about Room Hire at Walthamstow Trades Hall

Walthamstow Trades Hall is a unique venue in the heart of E17. The Main Hall (with fully stocked bar, comfortable seating and a spacious dance floor) can accommodate up to 250 people. The Upstairs Bar Room can seat 25 people or accommodate up to 50 people. These rooms are available for hire either for regular meetings and activities or for one off events. Furthermore, catering can be arranged in conjunction with nearby restaurants Yard Sale Pizza or Spice Box.

If you would like a booking pack (outlining our full terms and conditions) please contact us:

Hire charges (excluding VAT)



Weekdays 9am-7pm

(per hour)


Weekends 9am-7pm

(per hour)

Mon-Fri & Sundays

7pm-11pm (per hour)

(or to 12pm/1.00am Fridays)

Main Hall & Bar

Max capacity 250







Upstairs Bar Room

Max capacity 50








  • Bank holiday and out-of-hours hires are charged at double time.
  • Saturdays 7pm to 1am Main Hall and Bar £75 per hour (excl. VAT) – only by prior arrangement with The Trades Hall Committee.


All rooms at the Trades Hall are available for bookings Monday – Friday from 9am to 11pm (12pm on Fridays), Saturdays from 9am until 7pm, and Sundays 9am until 11pm.

The Upstairs Bar room is also available to hire Saturday evenings 7pm to midnight. However, the Main Hall and bar is rarely available to hire on Saturday evenings and only by special arrangement with the committee.

Rental is charged hourly. The premises can be viewed by prior arrangement.

 LocationThe Trades Hall benefits from excellent transport links. For access by car, the Hall is located close to the A406 North Circular Road, M11 and A12. The Hall has a small car park with spaces for 6 cars. On street parking is free after 6.30pm Monday to Saturday and all-day Sundays. There are nearby ‘pay & display’ car parks and cycle racks.

The Trades Hall is 10 minutes’ walk from Walthamstow Central Station (London Overground and Victoria Line) and the main bus station. Buses that stop very close to the Trades Hall on Hoe Street are the 34, 97, 275 and 357. The 123 bus stop is round the corner on Forest Road.


Main Hall and bar: Up to 250 people in a mix of seated and standing. The bar can be open from midday until 11pm weekdays and Sundays, 12pm and 1am Fridays and Saturdays. Please specify bar times on your booking form.

Upstairs Bar Room: The room can hold up to 50 people in a mix of seated and standing. This room is suitable for medium-sized meetings or more intimate functions. Like the Meeting Room, this room can also be hired in addition to the Main Hall for bigger events, for use as a dressing room, quiet space, etc.


The ground floor (Main Hall and bar and Meeting Room) is fully wheelchair accessible, including a wheelchair accessible toilet. At present there is no wheelchair/mobility access to the first floor.