Rooms for Hire at Jesus Lane

Cambridge Quakers have for many years made their rooms at the Friends Meeting House, Jesus Lane available to community, voluntary and educational organisations for meetings, classes and other functions.

Requests for lettings for a wide range of purposes can be considered. However, we do not allow use for ticketed events or for parties or receptions. No smoking or consumption of alcoholic drinks is permitted. Copies of the Standard Terms and Conditions for lettings are available on request.

The Friends Meeting House is cared for by resident Wardens and two Assistant Wardens. who are available whenever the Meeting House is open. They hope you will find a quiet and friendly atmosphere here, and welcome your comments on the facilities provided.

Finding Jesus Lane

Address
Jesus Lane Friends Meeting House 12 Jesus Lane Cambridge CB5 8BA
Email
jlwardens@gmail.com
Telephone
+44 (0)1223 357535

Aldren Wright Room

The Aldren Wright Room at Jesus Lane

This is suitable for society and club meetings and for committees and other groups. It has a lino-covered floor, stacking upholstered chairs and curtains.

There are facilities for making hot drinks.

Capacity:
30 people
Dimensions:
8m x 5m (average)

Book the Aldren Wright Room

Anne Docwra Room

The Anne Docwra Room at Jesus Lane
The Jesus Lane Kitchen

Suitable for lectures and classes, including those involving physical activity. It has a sealed wood floor, stacking chairs and curtains. There is an induction loop available for use by those with hearing impairments. The room connects to the Meeting House kitchen.

The Kitchen

The Kitchen allows self-catered provision of hot or cold drinks for up to eighty people and simple meals for forty. There is a gas cooker with four hob rings and two ovens and a microwave oven.

Capacity:
50 people
Dimensions:
9m x 7m

Book the Anne Docwra Room

Caroline Stephen Room

The Caroline Stephen Room at Jesus Lane

Suitable for formal or informal small groups. It is carpeted, and has stacking upholstered chairs, fold-down work tables and blinds.

Power and network for several computers.

Capacity:
12 people
Dimensions:
4m x 3m

Book the Caroline Stephen Room

Library

The Jesus Lane Library

Suitable for small groups. It has a polished wood floor, a set of upholstered chairs and curtains.

Capacity:
8 people
Dimensions:
4m x 3m

Book the Library

Meeting Room

The Meeting Room at Jesus Lane
The Annexe at Jesus Lane

This is the main Quaker meeting room and is suitable for lectures and debates. It is carpeted and has a mixture of upholstered chairs and bench seats. An annexe can be incorporated into the room. There is an induction loop available for use by those with hearing impairments.

Users are asked not to consume food or drink in the Meeting Room.

Capacity:
100 people or 120 including annexe
Dimensions:
10m x 9m or 13m x 9m including annexe

Book the Meeting Room

Facilities

Access for people with disabilities

There are no steps to negotiate either to enter the premises or when inside (with the exception of access to the Caroline Stephen Room) and there is a lift to the upper floor. The entrance doors have powered openers operated by push-pads. A wheelchair-accessible WC, which meets all current guidelines, is available on the ground floor. A transit wheelchair is available.

There are hearing induction loops in the Meeting Room and the Ann Docwra Room (on request).

Baby-changing

A table and mat are available to carers of either sex.

Kitchen

A good-sized and well-equipped kitchen is available for use on a self-catering basis. Hot drinks can be made for up to eighty people and meals for up to forty. The kitchen should be booked in advance.

Lecture aids, etc.

The following equipment is available at the Meeting House. Please reserve when you book your room.

  • Digital projector and speakers
  • Overhead projector
  • Projection screens
  • Flipchart/whiteboard stand
  • Piano

Wi-fi

Internet access is available throughout the Meeting House. These facilities should be booked in advance.

Rates

These rates are effective from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. They are subject to periodic review.

Room Rates
Room Evening & weekends
3 hour session
Evening & weekends
Each additional hour
Daytime
Hourly rate
Meeting Room £55.10 £10.20 £18.50
Meeting Room with Annexe £65.70 £12.60 £22.95
Ann Docwra Room £39.00 £ 7.10 £14.70
Aldren Wright Room £30.50 £ 5.50 £11.50
Annexe £28.00 £ 5.50 £10.00
Caroline Stephen Room £25.00 £ 5.00 £ 9.50
Library £14.75 £ 2.75 £ 5.15
Facilities
Use of Kitchen  
Tea or coffee once £5.60
Tea or coffee more than once £10.90
Serving a prepared meal and tea or coffee £10.90
Cooking and serving a meal and tea or coffee throughout £22.15
Tea/coffee provided £1.50 per serving
Other  
Hire of digital projector £5.50

For a series of more than three lettings booked, and paid for in advance, there is a 20% reduction. For irregular bookings (i.e. not weekly or monthly) spaced over a year, a deposit of 25% is required.

Availability