Sir James Hawkey Hall | Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure Vision RCL

Sir James Hawkey Hall

Broomhill Road, IG8 0BG
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About the venue

Sir James Hawkey Hall was the civic hall for the former borough of Wanstead and Woodford, that was opened in March 1955 by Sir Winston Churchill. Its grand mid-century decor and commemorative historical items lend an impressive backdrop for your function.

The venue includes the main hall, smaller side hall, large foyer, dressing rooms, green room, ladies lounge/prayer room, kitchens, servery and large stage; making it ideal for a wide range of functions and events.

Hawkey Hall is perfect venue to hire for any event you have in mind. We cater to all, from Weddings and Receptions to live theatre and performances, with a large stage, lighting rig and sound equipment available. If you are looking for a flexible, quality venue, please get in touch with our friendly team, who are available to discuss your requirements and will make sure you receive the best possible service. From taking your booking right up until the big day itself, we are here to help.

We are licensed to host Civil Ceremonies, Civil Partnerships, Vow Renewal and Naming Ceremonies. Click here for more information about registration services in Redbridge.

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Our dedicated bookings team are on hand to help.

Suitable for

  • Awards Ceremonies
  • Meeting/workshop
  • Newtorking
  • Parties
  • Presentations/Seminars
  • Private Functions
  • Team Building Courses
  • Weddings


  • External caterers welcome
  • Full Kitchen
  • Servery
  • Dressing Rooms
  • Dressing Rooms with showers
  • Grand Piano
  • Licenced for Weddings and Civil Partnerships
  • PA Sound Equipment
  • Stage Lighting
  • Tables & Chairs
  • WiFi


Concert Seating483
Dinner Reception400
Dinner Dance200
Meeting / Seminar400

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Are you interested in arranging a viewing or booking the venue for your event? Contact our dedicated venue team today and find out how we can help you.

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