1. An advanced payment equal to the total cost of hire for the hall is required as a deposit to guarantee the booking of the hall. The deposit will not be returned if there is any damage caused to the property. If the deposit does not cover the total cost of the damage, the person hiring the Hall will be liable for the total costs of the repairs. Failure to pay invoices on time may result in interest being due on the outstanding amount. "Interest" means a payment of 4% above the published base rate of National Westminster Bank Plc compounded.
  2. The hirer will be responsible for ensuring that the fire exits are kept clear while the hall is being used and ensuring that hall is empty in the event of a fire.
  3. All persons under the age of 18 are to be supervised by a responsible person aged 18 or older.
  4. All guests arriving and leaving the hall will do so in a reasonable manner so as not to cause a nuisance to residents in the vicinity of the hall.
  5. The total number of persons in the Hall (including toilets and kitchen area) at any one time shall not exceed 100 standing.
  6. All entertainment will finish at 22:45 on Sunday to Friday and at 23:45 on Saturday.
  7. Ensure the hall is left clean and tidy (including kitchen and toilet areas). Failure to clean the hall and facilities after the booking, the person hiring the hall will be liable to the full cost of the cleaning.
  8. All electrical equipment, lights etc. shall be switched off when departing the Hall.
  9. The heating shall be turned down before departing the Hall.
  10. Ensure that all doors are locked shut (where applicable), when departing the Hall.


  1. Activate fire alarm by using the break glass points, located at both exits from the hall.
  2. Dial 999 and ask for the Fire Brigade, the hall address is RYE HARBOUR VILLAGE HALL, RYE HARBOUR ROAD, RYE HARBOUR, RYE, EAST SUSSEX. TN31 7TR
  3. Make sure that all the windows are closed.
  4. Turn off all electrical equipment.
  5. Ensure that the hall, kitchen area and toilets are clear.