Franklyn Park Community Space

Franklyn Park Community Space

Community venue in Glebe

Franklyn Park Community Space was built around 1868 as a single-storey shop. The dilapidated building has had a makeover with a new roof and floor, an accessible bathroom and kitchenette. 


Franklyn Park Community Space

50 Glebe Street
Glebe NSW 2037
02 9265 9333

Booking enquiries

Venue hire information

The community space is located along the border of Franklyn Park, Glebe. It has a retractable awning and folding doors providing access to the outside park area. Inside there is an accessible bathroom with baby change facility and a kitchenette, which can be used to support functions in the surrounding park.  

It is available for hire 7 days per week from 9am to 9pm.

Please note, we require 2 weeks notice to make a booking at a community venue that is not staffed. 


The working area is 4.6 metres by 2.3 metres or approximately 10 square metres.


Kitchenette with:

  • bench tops
  • sink
  • bench seating 
  • accessible bathroom with baby change facility.

Special considerations

Residential area.


Wheelchair access is via a ramp at the front entrance and the toilet is accessible.


  • Bus routes 432, 433 and 444 stop on Glebe Point Road. 
  • Very limited time-restricted parking. 

Community space hire fees

  • standard rate: $30 per hour
  • day rate (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only): $180 per day
  • community rate hire: 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

  • 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: Monday, 26 March 2018