Kendal Town Hall room specifications
Last Updated: 23 May 2023
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. Room dimensions are available upon request.
Please note that whilst the maximum seating capacity shown below for the Assembly room is 270, 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.
The Assembly Room is on the first floor and has disabled access by passenger lift with exception to the balcony.
|Assembly room layout||Limit of admission|
|Without tables (eg dance or disco) with the normal size stage all exits available||270|
|With seated audience (eg concert or lecture): room with normal stage all exits available||270|
|With seated audience: room with stage extended outwards all exits available||270|
|With seated audience: room with stage extended sideways to cover the rear double doors||270|
|With seated audience: room with stage extended sideways and outwards into the auditorium||270|
|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||108|
|With tables: room with the stage extended sideways only to cover the rear double doors||108|
When the balcony is in use, the audience figure must be adjusted accordingly in order that the maximum numbers are not exceeded.
Town Council Chamber
The Town Council Chamber is on the ground floor and has disabled access.
|Town Council Chamber layout||Limit of admission|
|Capacity with tables||50|
|Capacity without tables||60|
The Georgian Room is on the first floor and has disabled access by passenger lift.
|Georgian room layout||Limit of admission|
|Capacity with tables||24|
|Capacity without tables||35|
The Chairman's room capacity with tables is 14.
This room is on the ground floor and has 7 steps and a handrail up to the entrance.
The Romney Room capacity with tables is 12.
This room is on the ground floor and has disabled access.
This Lowther room is on the ground floor and has disabled access.
|Lowther room layout||Limit of admission|
|Lowther room capacity with tables||24|
|Lowther room capacity without tables||30|
The Highgate room has disabled access with exception to the balcony.
|Highgate room layout||Limit of admission|
|Highgate with tables||24|
|Highgate without tables||30|
The Kent room is on the first floor of the building and has four steps and a handrail up to the entrance.
|Kent room layout||Limit of admission|
|Kent Room capacity with tables||10|
|Kent Room capacity without tables||20|