Darlinghurst Community Space

Darlinghurst Community Space

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Phone: 02 9265 9333

Email: council@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

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Self-help groups can book spaces at our community venues for bookings starting 1 July

We've reduced the bookings at our venues to comply with NSW Health orders and support the health and safety of our staff and visitors.

Read more about the requirements for hiring a venue.

Our community centre services and programs are running at a reduced level and you'll need to book a session to attend.

We continue to offer online programs.

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

Booking enquiries

Access at a glance

On-site mobility parking No
Mobility parking within 300m Yes – 1 mobility parking space is located at 337 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst (approx. 250m from venue).
Level access entrance Yes – Access via Berwick Lane.
Entry door type Manual
Floors 1 – ground floor only.
Lift No
Accessible toilets Yes – 1
Ambulant toilets Yes – 1
Accessible change facilities No
Hearing support system No

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 a week from 7am to 10pm.

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

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: $46 an hour
  • weekdays after 5pm, all day on weekends and on public holidays: $50 an hour
  • day rate (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only): $275 a day
  • weekend full day rate, including public holidays (8am to midnight): $500 a 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

  • election surcharge: $1,250 an election
  • cleaning fee: quotation available on request
  • security fee: quotation available on request
  • room set-up fee: quotation available on request
  • wedding surcharge: booking fee + 10%
  • lighting rig operator (Glebe Town Hall only)
  • additional site inspection (1 included each booking): $81.50
  • 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
02 9265 9333

Last updated: Wednesday, 1 July 2020