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1. Brown Street Community Hall
8-10 Brown Street

Brown Street Community Hall

Suitable for small community meetings, training courses and discussion groups. The hall is located behind Newtown Library featuring carpeted floor and a kitchenette.

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


The hall is 14.5 metres by 9 metres.


Theatre: 80 people.


Kitchenette with:

  • sink
  • instant hot water (Zip system).


  • 10 tables (each seats 8 people)
  • 90 chairs
  • heaters
  • air-conditioners
  • whiteboard.

Special considerations

Noise needs to be kept to a minimum, residential area and adjacent to the local library.


A wheelchair lift and an accessible toilet are available.

Transport and parking

  • Macdonaldtown, Newtown and Erskineville train stations are within walking distance.
  • Bus routes 352, 370, 422, 423, 426 and 428 stop on King Street, near Hordern Street.
  • Limited 2-hour parking.

Small hall hire fees

  • weekdays until 5pm: $41.25per hour
  • weekdays after 5pm, all day on weekends and public holidays: $58.50 per hour
  • day rate (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only): $247.50 per day
  • weekend full day rate, including public holidays (8am to midnight): $585 per day
  • elections: $1,030 per election
  • security deposit (fully refundable) $500
  • 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.

Last updated: Friday, 30 November 2012