Reginald Murphy Community Centre

Reginald Murphy Community Centre

Community venue in Kings Cross

Located in the heart of Kings Cross, the Reginald Murphy Community Centre is easy to access.

The centre hosts several educational courses, lunch meals, social activities and programs.

Community groups can also hire the venue for their own meetings and events.

We refurbished the centre in 2016 with a new office space, more flexible community areas and upgrades to the bathroom and kitchen. 


19 Greenknowe Avenue
Potts Point NSW 2011
02 9265 9333Booking enquiries form

Venue hire information

Suitable for meetings, gentle exercise groups, rehearsals and small functions. The centre is located in the heart of Kings Cross.

It is available for hire Monday to Friday from 5pm to midnight and on weekends from 7am to midnight.


The room is 10 metres by 13.5 metres.


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


Kitchen with:

  • microwave
  • hot water urn.


  • 5 trestle tables (each seats 6 people)
  • 40 chairs
  • 6 lounge chairs
  • ceiling fans
  • piano and guitar.

Special considerations

  • Noise needs to be kept to a minimum, residential area.
  • Additional cleaning can be arranged.
  • Some functions may require additional security.
  • Alcohol is not permitted.
  • Furniture to be put back exactly as found.


Wheelchair access is available from Greenknowe Avenue and the accessible toilet can be used by prior arrangement.

Transport and parking

  • Kings Cross train station is within walking distance.
  • Bus route 311 stops on Macleay Street, near Orwell Street.
  • Bus routes 323, 324, 325, 326 and 327 stop on Bayswater Road, near Darlinghurst Road.
  • Limited on-street parking.
  • Ward Avenue parking station is nearby.

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: Tuesday, 2 January 2018