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. A printable copy of our brochure is available for download here and our overall lettings policy is available for download here. Copies of the Standard Terms and Conditions for lettings are available on request. The Friends Meeting House is cared for by a Warden and two Assistant Wardens who are available whenever the Meeting House is open. They hope you will find a quiet and friendly atmosphere and welcome your comments on the facilities provided. Finding Jesus Lane Address Jesus Lane Friends Meeting House 12 Jesus Lane Cambridge CB5 8BA Email firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone +44 (0)1223 357535 Aldren Wright Room This is room is suitable for small meetings and especially for activities involving children. It has a lino-covered floor, stacking upholstered chairs, range of toys and children’s books. There are facilities for making hot drinks. Capacity: 30 people Dimensions: 8m x 5m (average) Book the Aldren Wright Room Anne Docwra Room Suitable for lectures and classes, including those involving physical activity. It has a sealed wood floor, stacking chairs and curtains, as well as a wall-hung projection screen. There is an induction loop available for use by those with hearing impairments. The room connects to the Meeting House kitchen. Capacity: 50 people Dimensions: 9m x 7m Book the Anne Docwra Room 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 five-ring induction hub, two ovens, microwave and professional dishwasher. The Kitchen connects to the Anne Docwra room. Book the Kitchen Library Suitable for small groups. It has a polished wood floor, a set of upholstered chairs and curtains. The library is only available for hire evenings/weekends. Capacity: 8 people Dimensions: 4m x 3m Book the Library Meeting Room 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. Teleconferencing equipment, screen and computer are available for blended Zoom meetings and audio/visual presentations. No food or drink (other than water) may be taken into the Meeting Room. 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 Annexe Suitable for informal small groups. It has a polished wood floor and stacking upholstered chairs. Capacity: 15 Dimensions: 9m x 3m Book the Annexe 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 these in advance, when you book your room. Teleconferencing equipment, computer and large screen (can be moved to all rooms in building) Digital projector and speakers Overhead projector Wall-hung projection screens in Ann Docwra Room and Meeting Room Flipchart/whiteboard stand Piano (Meeting Room and Annexe bookings only) 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 2023 to 31 July 2024. They are subject to periodic review. Room Rates Room Daytime (Weekdays) 2 hours min hire Evening & weekends 3 hours min hire Each additional hour Meeting Room £47.00 £70.50 +£23.50/hr Meeting Room with Annexe £60.00 £90.00 +£30.00/hr Ann Docwra Room £38.00 £57.00 +£19.00/hr Aldren Wright Room £30.00 £45.00 +£15.00/hr Annexe £26.00 £39.00 +£13.00/hr Library N/A £22.50 +£ 7.50/hr Facilities Use of Kitchen Tea or coffee per serving £6.50 Serving a prepared meal, including tea or coffee £14.00 Cooking and serving a meal, including tea or coffee £23.00 Tea/coffee provided £1.00 per serving Equipment Use of digital projector £ 6.50 Use of sound system with microphone £ 6.50 Use of teleconferencing equipment £11.00 Use of flip chart/white board no charge NB: Please reserve equipment or kitchen in advance. Solo use of any room is charged at £22 per day. For a series of more than three hires booked there is a 10% reduction. For new hirers, one-off or irregular bookings (i.e. not weekly or monthly) a deposit of 25% paid in advance is required to secure the booking. Cancellations other than those related to COVID will be charged if less than 4 weeks’ notice is given.