Darlinghurst Community Space

Darlinghurst Community Space

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Phone: 02 9265 9333

Email: council@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

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Community venue in Darlinghurst

Darlinghurst Community Space is located on the lower ground floor beneath the new East Sydney Early Learning Centre at 277 Bourke Street.


Darlinghurst Community Space
277 Bourke Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
02 9265 9333

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Venue hire information

The room has a sprung floor, kitchenette, accessible toilets and store room with 10 tables and 50 chairs plus trolley. It is available for hire 7 days per week from 7am to 10pm.

It is suitable for small private functions, meetings and exercise classes such as yoga, tai chi, Pilates or similar.


The working area is 10m x 7m.


Function room: 50 people


Kitchenette with:

  • bench tops
  • fridge
  • dishwasher
  • sink
  • Zip hot water system
  • wall mounted heaters
  • ceiling fans.


  • 10 trestle tables
  • 50 chairs
  • 1 chair trolley

Special considerations

  • residential area
  • all garbage is to be removed from site on departure


Accessible entry is via Berwick Lane and the toilet is accessible. 


  • bus routes along Oxford Street 373 and 399, 392, 394, M10 or to corner Bourke and Burton Street 389
  • 10 minute walk from Museum train station
  • very limited time restricted 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