Joseph Sargeant Centre

Community venue for hire in Erskineville

Suitable for small functions, children's parties and community meetings. The centre features a domestic-style kitchen, direct access to the courtyard, children's soft-fall playground, and half-court basketball or tennis.

It is available for hire 7 days per week from 7am to midnight.

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Joseph Sargeant Community Centre60 Prospect Street
Erskineville NSW 2043
02 9265 9333Booking enquiries

Venue hire information


The room is 12 metres by 6 metres.


  • cocktail party: 60 people
  • theatre: 50 people.


Play area and half-court basketball.

Kitchen with:

  • domestic oven
  • cook top
  • fridge/freezer.


  • 4 trestle tables (each seats 8 people)
  • 20 children’s chairs
  • 50 adult chairs
  • children’s outdoor play equipment.

Special considerations

  • Noise needs to be kept to a minimum, residential area.
  • Additional cleaning can be arranged.
  • Some functions may need security.
  • Alcohol is not permitted.


Two pink and red triangular flags.




Wheelchair access is available through the side gate to the courtyard.

Transport and parking

  • Erskineville and Newtown train stations are within walking distance.
  • Bus route 355 stops on Erskineville Road, near Prospect Street.
  • Bus routes 422, 423, 426 and 428 stop on King Street, near Erskineville Road.
  • Limited 2-hour parking.

Standard room hire fees

  • weekdays until 5pm: $43 per hour
  • weekdays after 5pm, all day on weekends and on public holidays: $47 per hour
  • day rate (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only): $258 per day
  • weekend full day rate, including public holidays (8am to midnight): $470 per day
  • community hire rate: 50% discount on standard hire rate.

Before hiring a City of Sydney community venue we ask that you read and understand the conditions of hire.

Additional charges

  • security deposit – a bond equivalent to 4 weeks rental charged at commencement of recurring bookings and is based on hire rate applicable at time of booking
  • election surcharge: $1,170 per election
  • cleaning fee: quotation available on request
  • security fee: quotation available on request
  • room set-up fee: quotation available on request
  • portable PA hire: $250 security deposit per booking
  • wedding surcharge: booking fee + 10 per cent
  • lighting rig operator (Glebe Town Hall only)
  • additional site inspection (2 included per booking): $75
  • self help groups – 50% discount applies to community/not-for-profit organisations/social enterprise fee – available to self-help and support groups on application only (conditions apply)


For more information please contact:

Community Venues Unit
02 9265 9333

Last updated: Saturday, 1 July 2017