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To book a community venue contact :
Community Venues Unit
Tel: 02 9265 9333
Email: council@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

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1. Reginald Murphy Centre
19 Greenknowe Avenue

2. Rex Centre
58A Macleay Street (entrance near Baroda Street)

Reginald Murphy Centre

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.

Dimensions

The room is 10 metres by 13.5 metres.

Capacity

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

Facilities

Kitchen with:

  • microwave
  • hot water urn.

Equipment

  • 7 trestle tables (each seats 6 people)
  • 2 rectangle tables (each seats 4 people)
  • 40 chairs
  • 5 lounge chairs
  • ceiling fans
  • piano.

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.

Accessibility

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

  • standard rate: $43 per hour
  • self-help groups: $10.75 per hour
  • local community/not-for-profit organisations: $21.50 per hour
  • day rate (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only): $258 per day
  • weekend full day rate, including public holidays (8am to midnight): $430 per day
  • elections: $1,030 per election
  • security deposit (fully refundable): $300
  • key deposit (fully refundable): $35
  • 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

  • cleaning fee: $55 per hour
  • security fee: quotation available on request
  • room set-up fee: quotation available on request
  • portable PA hire: $250 security deposit per booking
  • commercial kitchen surcharge: booking fee + 25 per cent
  • wedding surcharge: booking fee + 10 per cent.

Contacts

For more information please contact:

Community Venues Unit
02 9265 9333

The Rex Centre

Suitable for meetings, conferences and large functions. The centre is on the first floor of the Rex Apartments and can accomodate up to 350 people with 4 large rooms that can be hired separately or for combined use. The entrance is next to the children's playground.

It is available for hire 7 days per week from 8am to 11pm.

Dimensions

The 4 rooms available have varying dimensions:

  • Baroda room: 17 metres by 11 metres
  • Fitzroy room: 18 metres by 6 metres
  • Macleay room: 9 metres by 6 metres
  • Greenknowe room: 9 metres by 6 metres.

Capacity

The Baroda and Fitzroy rooms can be opened into 1 large room. All capacities listed are theatre style:

  • Baroda room: 100 people
  • Fitzroy room: 100 people
  • Macleay room: 50 people
  • Greenknowe room: 40 people.

Facilities

Kitchenette with:

  • fridge
  • instant hot water (Zip system)
  • microwave.

Equipment

  • tables
  • 200 chairs
  • air-conditioning
  • free Wifi

Accessibility

Wheelchair access to the venue is available by lift.

Transport

  • 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.
  • Kings Cross parking station is nearby.

Conference room hire fees

Please note these fees are per room:

  • 7 days a week: $55.50 per hour
  • day rate (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only): $333 per day
  • weekend full day rate, including public holidays (8am to midnight): $550 per day
  • security deposit (fully refundable): $500
  • 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

  • cleaning fee: $55 per hour
  • security fee: quotation available on request
  • room set-up fee: quotation available on request
  • portable PA hire: $250 security deposit per booking
  • commercial kitchen surcharge: booking fee + 25 per cent
  • wedding surcharge: booking fee + 10 per cent.

Contacts

For more information please contact:

Community Venues Unit
02 9265 9333

Last updated: Friday, 30 November 2012