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Information about the Centre

Bishop's Park Community Centre offers two rooms which can be joined together for larger functions. There is a bar area in both rooms, and a modern kitchen. Suitable for disabled and elderly. Wi-Fi available. Access to ground floor via main entrance. Access to upper floor via front stairs. Large Car Park. Kitchen accessible by both rooms. the Centre has air-conditioning in each room, The Community Centre, situated next door to Tesco Supermarket.

There is a committee rooms upstairs away from the main hub of the building, suitable for quiet meetings, yoga or meditation. These upstairs rooms are not accessible by the disabled.  There is a large outside garden which can be hired in conjunction with a room. To hire for one off bookings please contact Tracey Gaynor on 01279 715004 ( for Regular hire contact Anne Shirley on 01279 712146 (

Dog training sessions are not permitted in this venue. Only Guide Dogs permitted in the venue

Please Note: No 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th or 21st birthday parties are permitted at this venue. 

Parties ages 12+ are required to leave a £300 cash damage deposit.

Please Note: The use of helium balloons, paper lanterns and naked flamed candles are not permitted at this community centre.

Please Note: In the unlikely event that there is a problem with the key to Bishop's Park Community Centre, during out of office hours, or contact the Caretaker on 07956 332814.
Further to this the Tourist Information Centre, in the Town Centre has a key and is open on Saturday between 10:00-16:00hrs.
Neighbouring Tesco Supermarket also has a spare key.  In all other cases of where you cannot gain access and no one else is available.

Pricing :
Pricing per hour
Hirer Main Hall 2023 Club Room 2023 Main Hall & Club Room 2023 Committee Room 2023 Garden (in conjunction with a room) 2022
Private Hire* £14.40 £9.00 £21.06 £7.00 £7.50
OFSTED Registered Play Schools & Uniformed Groups* £8.64 £5.40 £12.64 £7.00 £7.50
Commercial* £17.28 £10.80 £25.27 £7.00 £7.50
All Hires - after 6pm on Weekends/Public Holidays £23.04 £14.40 £33.70 £7.00 £7.50
*Except Weekends/Public holidays after 6pm
Room Information :
10/12 x 6' long adult folding tressle tables: approx measure: 183cm (weight) x 76cm (depth) x 75cm (hei
Room Capacity (people) Dimensions
Main Hall Standing 70 Sitting 60 10.84m x 12.11m
Club Room Standing 40 Sitting 30 7.11m x 10.09m
Main Hall and Club Room standing 110/Sitting 80 As above
Committee Room - 4 x 4' Trestle Tables and 15 x Adult Chairs 15 sitting 7.31m x 4.72m
Cupboard in Foyer - 12 x 10 x 6' & 2 x 4 x 4' Trestle Tables, 80 Adult chairs, Club room children's furniture 4 x red children's tables & 24 x chairs. In Main Hall cupboard children's 5 x blue tables, 30 x blue x chairs (extra 3 red chairs and 3 yellow chairs) The room capacity totals should be used as a guidance only. The numbers quoted are the absolute maximum ‘standing’ side by side capacity. Room capacity (people) totals quoted does not take into account the space needed around any front facing teacher/fitness instructor/entertainer, nor does it take into account the space taken up by the hirers/attendees equipment

Bishops Park Centre, Lancaster Way, Bishop's Stortford, Herts

CM23 4DA
Latest News :

Sunday Love World Church starting 17 September 2023 All welcome & Children  Church Service   10:30-12:00 for further information phone Lisa  07460758230 or email 

Wednesday starting 13 September 2023 FREE Yoga Class for 17 to 25 years all welcome, 18:00-19:00 in the 1st Floor Committee Room for further information contact Carole email or phone 07710464742

Mondays & Thursdays Body Mechanix Pilates, clinical Pilates with a chartered and state registered physiotherapist - Mixed ability classes  13:45-14:45pm in the main hall, for further information contact Claire 07919283456 email

Tuesday starting 5 September Pilates Breath & Control 09:45-10:45 in the Club room and 11:00 -12:00 in the Main Hall  for further details contact Rebecca phone 07503539438 or email 

Mondays Teen Pilates 17:30-18:30 in the Club room, starting 11 September, for further information contact Rebecca Young phone 07503539438 or email

Thursdays Mat Pilates/Relaxation Class starting 7 September in the Main Hall, for further information contact Adriana email or phone 07956667434 or Laura  email phone 07930050851

Thursdays Fun with Phonics- starting 7 September 09:15-10:00 in the Club room, Fun with Phonics classes create a playful and engaging environment where children feel confident to explore letters and sounds. Through a variety of different games, activities and music, children will have fun whilst they learn! for further information contact Victoria email  or phone 07707298518

Wednesdays  Babyballet - starting 6 September 2023  Main Hall 09:15-11:45  

The award-winning babyballet Song and Dance Academy is a wonderfully exciting educational movement to music programme for pre-school boys and girls from 6 months to 6 years.  Contact Catherine 07984124404 or email  

Monday 17 July Pilates Breath & Control in the Club room 17:30-18:30 for further details contact Rebecca email or phone 0750359438 

Sunday Little Gigglers - Youth Create Under4's with parents 09:30-10:00 in the Main Hall for more information email //

Last Wednesday (not August or December) -  Sainsburys Veterans Bishops Stortford. All ex Sainsbury's workers are welcome to come along to one our meetings all welcome. See what we have to offer, you never know you may well meet past friends and make new ones.  Meetings held on the last Wednesday of the month in the Club room 14:00-16:00 for further details contact Suzanne Fitch or phone 01992444257

Tuesdays 19:45 -21:15  in the Club room except for the 1st Tuesday of the month its in the 1st floor Committee Room  Fight Club Academy-Krav Maga-Bishops Stortford is a self defence class teaching Krav Maga (Hebrew for Contact Combat). Originally taught to Israeli special forces and now to many special forces units around the world, it has now also been adapted for civilian use offering real solutions to real life situations  Whether you wish to find a fun way to improve fitness, find a new hobby, meet new people all with the added benefit of learning an important skill, come and give it a try, you won’t be disappointed! Please visit our website for more information:

Monday  - Club Room  Baby Yoga 10:00-11:15 Baby Massage 11:15-12:30 for further details contact Penny 07944416572 or email

Wednesday Baby College - 1st floor Committee Room 09:30-12:45 for further information phone Anna 07870568506 or email website Baby College fun and engaging classes provide a range of activities for a full developmental workout!    ⭐️There  are two classes. 10:30am Toddler plus for 13 months- 2 years + Infants for newborns-13 months⭐️Activities include: music, dancing, action rhymes, movement and exercises to develop balance and body awareness, language activities, sensory play, parachute fun and more! ⭐️Trials and pay as you go available too!

Monday  Pilates Breath & Control 18:45-19:45 in the Club room for further details contact Rebecca phone 07503539438 or email

Wednesday 9 August 2023  Pilates Breath & Control 20:00-21:00 in the Main Hall for further details contact Rebecca phone 07503539438 or email

Thursday  Tiny Touch Baby Massage 12:30-13:30 Club room Our course takes place over 5 weeks for 1.5 hours per session, once a week. You will learn about the background of baby massage and the many benefits that have been proven to help baby's well being and overall development, from bonding with your baby to improving sleep. We focus on a different area of the body each week as well as practising the strokes from the week before. By the end of the course you will feel confident to perform at home! We are available to offer one to one sessions in the comfort your own home. for further information contact Shanice 07534958132 or email

Mondays Pilates, Breath & Control in the Club room 20:00-21:00 for further information contact Rebecca mobile 07503539438 or email

Fridays Wiggle Wiggle Class 11:10 to 11:50 Main Hall for further information contact Helen phone 07957634461 or email

Friday Pre & Post Natal Pilates  in the 1st Floor Committee Room 11;00-12:00 for further details contact Clare email phone 07572072257 

Tuesday Body Machanix Pilates for All Levels, - in the Main Hall 09:30 -10:30 for further details contact Claire 07919283456 email

Sunday Youth Create Drama Group  3 -  25 years open door  10:00-13:00 Main Hall - for further details contact Liz Evans phone 01279 843215 or email 

Thursday Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Main Hall 19:15-20:15 for further details contact Sam email or phone 07811038427

Friday Ladies Dance Fit -Main hall 11:15-12:00 for further details contact Helen or phone 07957634461

Thursday Wiggle Wiggle 6 month to 4 years Main Hall 09:45 to 10:30 for further details contact Helen email or phone 07957634461

Friday Wiggle Wiggle  6 months to 4 years Main Hall 09:30 to.10:55 or 10:15-11:00  for further details contact Helen email or phone 07957634461 

Wednesday Karate starting 16:30-18:15 in the Main Hall for further details contact Shauna Carroll email or mobile 07713866964 

Monday Joy Dance Fitness 09:30-10:30 Main Hall   for further details contact Sam 0781103847 email 

Pilates by Clare -  Dynamic Pilates mixed class for 18+ Tuesday 20:00-21:00 Main Hall and Thursday 18:45-19:45 Club room for further information email or phone 0757202257

Tuesdays Pilates Breath & Control Club room 10:00-1100 and  Wednesdays  Main Hall 19:00-20:00,  -  for further information contact Rebecca email or phone 07853894544

Saturday  Yinyasa Flow Yoga for Men & Women all levels welcome - Main Hall at 10:15-11:15 for further details contact Sam email or phone 07811038427 

Thursday Irish Dancing for boys & girls - Main Hall 16:00-17:00, for further details contact Mandy phone 07713974077 or email

Tuesday U3A Pilates  11:45-12:45 in Main Hall - for further details contact Mandy email or phone 07713272664  

Saturday Joy Dance Fitness Main Hall  09:00-10:00 for further details contact Sam phone 07811038427 or email 

Saturday Vinyasa Flow Yoga for Men & Women all levels  Main Hall 10:15-11:15 for further details contact Sam 07811038427 or email 

Thursday Active in the Community  for over 50s Strength & Balance Class Main Hall 12:15-13:00  for further information phone Adri 07956667434 or email

Photos below from  Main Hall, Club room Patio and Garden, Kitchen and 1st floor Committee room 

photo of main hall at bishops park
photo of Kitchen at bishops park
Photo of BPC Club Room
Photo of BPC Committee Room