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The church hall is located centrally within Woolton Hill. Map

The Church Hall
Woolton Hill
Berkshire  RG20 9XF


The building has a large hall, a large meeting room, a smaller meeting room and a small reception/interview room. The kitchen has two commercial ovens, 8 hot plates, a dish washer with 15 minute start up time and a 2 minute cycle, a large heated trolley and is of the highest quality in stainless steel. The kitchen is accessible from either the hall or the large meeting room. The hall is suitable for wheel-chair access and there is a separate accessible toilet. There are additional children's toilets and an adult toilet available to users of the main hall or large meeting room. To have exclusive use of the kitchen and children's toilets you need to book both the hall and the large meeting room. There is adeqauate parking either on site or very nearby. It is currently used by a number of groups within the village and is also available for hire. To check availablity see below.

To enquire about booking the hall, the preferred and more efficient way is to send an email request to . Alternatively, if you do not wish to use email please leave a message on 07971 064087 and someone will get back to you. The current rates are as follows:-


The main hall including use of the kitchen                                         £11 per hour.

The main hall & large meeting room including use of the kitchen        £13 per hour.

All meeting rooms                                                                           £5 per hour.

If you wish to have SOLE USE of the kicthen/children's toilets  you need to book the hall and large meeting room. The smaller meeting room has its own tea making facilities. There are no facilities in the smallest room (recepetion/interview room). Please note that these latter two room have NO ACCESS to the kitchen.

To see when the hall is available please go to the

Woolton Hill Church Hall booking system, by clicking here.

Woolton Hill Church Hall



The privacy and security of your personal information is extremely important to The Church Hall Committee. This privacy policy explains how and why we will use your personal data to make sure you stay informed and can be confident about giving us information.

We will keep this information updated to show you how we will use your personal data. This policy applies if you are a user of The Church Hall, a supplier of services, a visitor, a committee member, or if you contact us.

In certain circumstances we may also provide an extra privacy notice, which will always refer to this document.

We will not use the data for any other purposes without getting consent to do so, or pass it on to any third parties or sell it.

In this policy, whenever you see the words 'we', 'us', 'our', ' the Committee', it refers to The Church Hall Committee, which falls under St. Thomas' Church, registered charity: 1173894. The aim of the charity is to promote in the parish the whole mission of the church, pastoral, evangelistic, social and ecumenical.

If you have any questions in relation to this privacy policy or how we use your personal data please email or write to The Chair, The Church Hall, Woolton Hill, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 9XF.

What personal data do we collect?

The personal data (any information which identifies you, or which can be identified as relating to you, for example name, address, phone number, email address, pictures/photos, etc.) of users of The Church Hall, committee member, supplier of services to The Church Hall, etc. will be collected and used by us. We will only collect personal data that we need and will destroy it securely when we no longer need it.

We collect personal data in connection with specific activities such as updating you with news, events and activities concerning The Church Hall, or to get your feedback.

Personal data provided by you

This includes information you give when interacting with us. For example:

Personal details such as name, email, telephone number, picture/photo

Financial information such as payment information such as cheques and credit/debit cards

Your opinions and attitudes about our services.

How do we comply with GDPR?

The Church Hall Committee complies with its obligations under the GDPR by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure; and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

To enable us to provide a service for the benefit of the public for the use of The Church Hall.

To administer user records.

To manage our volunteers (i.e. the Committee and other interested parties).

To maintain our own accounts and records.

To inform you of news, events and activities.

To obtain feedback of the services that we offer.

You can give us your personal data by corresponding with us, for example by letter, email, phone or in person.

This personal data you give us may include name, address, telephone number, email address, picture/photo, or relation to The Church Hall, e.g. committee member, supplier, user etc.

Sharing your personal data
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential. Outside of The Church Hall Committee, your data will only be shared with other members of St. Thomas' Church in order to carry out a service to other church members or for purposes connected with the church, if deemed necessary. We will only share your data with third parties outside of the parish with your consent.

How long do we keep your personal data?

Your information will remain on record until as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which it was collected, unless you wish to change or withdraw your consent before this time. Some financial data, Charity Commission information and minutes of Committee Meetings are, however, kept for six years plus the current tax year, in line with current financial practices.

Your rights and your personal data  

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

To request a copy of your personal data held by the committee.

To request that the Committee corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date.

To request your personal data is erased when it is no longer necessary for the Committee to retain such data.

To withdraw your consent to the processing at any time.

Where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing.

To object to the processing of personal data.

To lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office.

Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by the existing Consent and this Privacy Policy, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.



Living Stones Project

The Living Stones Project was set up to raise funds to refurbish the hall and also to modernise St. Thomas' Church. As the refurbishment of the hall has now been completed the fund is now closed, but if you wish to find out more details please go to the Living Stones Website.


If you would like to read the full development plan click here.