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

Access at a glance

On-site mobility parking No
Mobility parking within 300m Yes – 3 mobility parking spaces at 33 Campbell Street, Glebe (approx. 180m from the venue). 1 mobility parking space at 41 Cowper Street, Glebe (approx. 250m from the venue).
Level access entrance Yes
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 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 a 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: $31 an hour
  • day rate (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only): $186 a 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: $1,220 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): $80
  • 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: Monday, 15 July 2019