For more information or to enquire about availability please use the contact form.

The Church:

The church has seating for up to 90 persons, the seating is modern with padded seats. Alternate chairs have arms. The whole church is carpeted.

There is an access ramp from the floor to the chancel area as well as the steps. There is a reading desk with built in microphone, additional radio microphones are available.

There is a full audio-visual system installed with a modern LED projection system and hearing loop. There is a half Grand piano and a two manual wind organ, both of which are regularly tuned.

There is a moveable wall between Church and Hall which when opened provides an enlarged area for major events and conferences making seating for up to 240 persons.

The Hall:

The Hall is generally an activity space and is lined out as a badminton court. There are three racks containing 150 individual chairs in total. There is a small self-contained kitchen area suitable for making hot/cold drinks and light refreshments only.

The wooden floor is non-slip and is re-treated on an annual basis. Hirers have the ability to raise or lower the room temperature to suit their use. (normally pre-set at 16 degrees C).

The Lounge:

The lounge is a small intimate meeting room for up to twelve persons and is equipped with lounge style upholstered settees and chairs.

There is an audio system and wall mounted television with a DVD slot.

The Nidderdale Room:

The Nidderdale Room is a general-purpose meeting room with padded chairs to accommodate up to twenty persons.

A piano is available in the room which is regularly tuned. A hatch is fitted to provide access to the kitchen for serving refreshments. A folding table 8ftx2ft is available in the room. The room is fully carpeted.

The Wharfedale Room:

The Wharfedale Room is a large general-purpose meeting room with padded chairs to accommodate up to 50 persons.

A sound system, intelligent large screen television, an electric digital piano and an audio system with microphones and hearing loop are available.

A hatch is fitted to provide access to the kitchen for serving refreshments. The room is fully carpeted. There is an emergency exit from the room with ramp leading back to the car park.

Kitchen facilities:

The Kitchen facility is modern with both stainless and laminate worktops and is fitted with double stainless sinks.

Hot water is provided by a local gas fired automatic water heater. There is a separate hand washing bowl with hot & cold water. A Commercial gas fired cooker with six burners and large temperature-controlled oven. The floor is fitted with a sealed vinyl floor covering for easy cleaning.

There is a domestic fridge to store perishable items (milk etc.) There is a commercial dishwasher and Instant water boiler for making hot drinks etc.

A Lounge
B Nidderdale Room
C Wharfedale Room
D Kitchen

Accessible Toilet

Male Toilet

Female Toilet

Emergency Exit

Room hire rates:

 1-3 Hours3+ Hours8 Hours (Full day)
Nidderdale Room£14.00£13.00£95.00
Wharfedale Room£17.00£15.50£115.00

Use of the additional OHP/Media Equipment per booking: £45.00

Use of the church kitchen
– For tea/coffee making only – £6.00 per booking
– For continuous catering, parties etc. – £6.50 hour

  • Long-term booking (more than 8 in the church year: Sep 1st to Aug 31st) will get a 10% reduction.
  • Minimum booking 1 hour (charge pro rata for part hours).
  • A new Booking form must be completed for each new Church year.

Important rules of use:

The Church council has agreed that the following conditions must be observed by anyone using the premises:

  • No smoking anywhere in the building
  • No Alcohol to be brought onto the premises either as prizes or consumption.
  • No Gambling on the premises. Raffles are allowed provided that the amount spent on the cost does not exceed £50. The raffle must be promoted wholly for a purpose other than private gain. Tickets may only be sold on the premises on which the event is taking place, and while the event itself is in progress. The result of the raffle must be made public while the event is taking place.
  • No Political meetings to be held on the premises.
  • The hirers must leave the premises in a clean & tidy condition and all surplus materials must be removed (for example jumble sale materials).
  • At the end of a hiring, users must ensure that all lights are turned off and that all doors are locked (including the Emergency Exits).

Room hire guide

A user guide will be issued at the start of a booking (a copy is available in each room and a copy can be downloaded below).
Click here to download Starbeck Methodist – Room Hire Guide (PDF)

General details:

Access: There is both a ramp and steps to main entrance. Once in the building all rooms are on one level. A second ramp is available from the rear of the building for emergency exit only.

Toilets: there are modern toilet facilities for Men and Women and a fully Accessible toilet which includes baby changing.

Internet connection: WiFi is available throughout the building and is pass-word protected. The password will only be provided if required to facilitate an activity which is essential to a booking.

Car parking: The church has a dedicated car park with spaces for up to 21, they are available on a first come first use basis and cannot be reserved.
For regular users a master entry key will be provided to a nominated person, a deposit will be required.

For more information or to enquire about availability please use the contact form.