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Kendal Town Hall room specifications

The maximum number of persons to be admitted by the hirer shall be that stipulated by the Council at the time of the booking, and the hirer shall keep a record of the number of persons admitted, to be available for inspection at all times during the hiring. Unless the Council indicates to the contrary, the maximum number of people to be admitted to the premises are listed for each room below:

Assembly room

Assembly room at Kendal Town Hall

Assembly room

Please note that whilst the maximum seating capacity shown below for the Assembly Room is 370, this amount should also include members of the cast etc. When the Assembly Room is used to full capacity no other room in the building may be held for another event.

Assembly Room layout Limit of admission
Without tables (eg dance or disco with the normal size stage all exits available 400
With seated audience (eg concert or lecture): room with normal stage all exits available 370
With seated audience: room with stage extended outwards all exits available 360
With seated audience: room with stage extended sideways to cover the rear double doors 320
With seated audience: room with stage extended sideways and outwards into the auditorium 320
With tables (eg buffet or cabaret) with circular tables: room with normal size stage all exits available 144
With tables: room with the stage extended into the auditorium all exits available 120
With tables: room with the stage extended sideways only to cover the rear double doors 120
With tables: room with the stage extended sideways and into the auditorium 80
With tables: room with balcony seating raised 96

When the balcony is in use, the audience figure must be adjusted accordingly in order that the maximum numbers are not exceeded.

Bindloss room

Floor plan of the Bindloss Room in Kendal Town Hall. The room measures 21 foot 7 by 33 foot 9 inches. There are four electrical points along one 33 foot 9 inch side, two by each door.  There are also two electrical points on the wall adjacent to the fireplace in the corner. On the wall opposite this, there is a fireplace and a 0.4m hatchway, with two electrical points next to this.

Bindloss Room layout Limit of admission
Capacity with tables 50
Capacity without tables 60

Town Council Chamber

Council chamber at Kendal Town Hall

Plan of the Town Council Chamber in Kendal Town Hall. The room measures 26 foot 2 inches by 45 foot 11inches, with a fireplace measuring 7 foot 6 inches on one wall.  There are two entrances to the room and five electrical points.

Town Council Chamber layout Limit of admission
Capacity with tables 50
Capacity without tables 60

Georgian room

Georgian room at Kendal Town Hall

Floor plan of the Georgian Room in Kendal Town Hall. The room measures 24 foot 7 inches by 31 foot 2 inches. There is one entrance, with a balcony of 14 foot 9 inches.  There are four electrical points near the door, two on either side, with another two electrial points by the fireplace and two by the balcony.

Georgian Room layout Limit of admission
Capacity with tables 50
Capacity without tables 60

Other rooms available

Room and layout Limit of admission
Kent Room capacity with tables 10
Kent Room capacity without tables 20
Romney Room capacity with tables 15
Romney Room capacity without tables 25