East Sydney Community and Arts Centre

People behind a small staircase that leads to the mezzanine floor.
A bench with cupboards below and to the right inside a small room is a small kitchenette.
On the left are stairs leading to a mezzanine level, to the right is the hallway leading to stairs to the lower level.
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Formerly known as Heffron Hall, the facility has been transformed into a sustainable, accessible community and arts centre.

Capacity

Capacity

150 peopleSeating for 100 provided

Size

Size

Ground floor area is 130m²

Used for

Used for

Availability

  • Monday to Thursday

    8am to 10pm

  • Friday and Saturday

    9am to 11pm

  • Sunday

    9am to 8pm

What’s provided

  • Close to transport included

    10 minute walk from Museum train station.

  • Recycled rubber and cork floor included

  • Kitchen included

  • Underfloor heating included

Accessibility

  • Onsite mobility parking not included

  • Mobility parking within 300m included

    5 mobility parking spaces located at 301 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst (approx. 300m from venue).

  • Level access entrance included

    Accessible entrance is located on Palmer Street.

  • Entry door type included

    Automatic.

Cost to hire

Standard

Weekdays until 5pm

$57

per hour

Weekdays after 5pm, weekends and public holidays

$65.50

per hour

Day rate

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only

$343

per day

Weekend full day rate, including public holidays

8am to 11pm

$655

per day

Conditions of hire

Before hiring a City of Sydney community venue we ask that you read and understand the conditions of hire.

Community Centres conditions of hire (unstaffed)PDF · 588.29 KB · Last modified
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Other considerations

  • Noise needs to be kept to a minimum, residential area.