Bookings at the Centre

Oaken Grove Community Centre is housed in a modern building, converted for community use by City of York Council in 2004 from part of a former primary school on the site. The building is set in its own attractive grounds, in Reid Park just off Oaken Grove on the northern side of Haxby, and has its own car park for up to 40 vehicles. 


The Building:  

We offer a suite of five rooms, all available for hire, either individually or together. The main entrance opens into a newly decorated cafe area with well equipped open plan kitchen. The two main rooms - Oak Tree and Acorn - lie off this area, and can be opened up creating one large space. A conservatory at the rear of the premises looks over the garden. The fifth room Little Acorn is accessed either via the garden or through the admin office and is suitable as a quiet private meeting room.

The building is totally wheelchair friendly, complete with wheelchair accessible toilet, and baby changing facilities.
Additional items available on request (a small charge may apply) – tablecloths; wine & beer glasses; display screens; piano; flip charts; table tennis table; barbeque; pool table; TV; overhead multi media projector.
•100 matching chairs available
•12 matching large tables plus various sized tables to meet every need!


The Grounds:

Car parking (for up to 40 vehicles) is immediately in front of the building making it easily accessible for all users.


Our Rooms

Acorn Room

Dimensions – 7.4m x 6.9m
Accommodates – up to 45 theatre style / up to 25 boardroom layout
Facilities – tables & chairs; free WiFi
Oak Tree Room
Dimensions – 7.6m x 6.6m
Accommodates – up to 45 theatre style / up to 25 boardroom layout
Facilities – multi-media facility and screen; tables & chairs; free Wifi


Oak Tree and Acorn Rooms:

Our two largest rooms are available for hire separately or may be linked together to form one larger room.
Combined: Accommodates up to 90 theatre style / 60 comfortably banquet style



Dimensions - 7.6m x 3.5m
Accommodates up to 35 theatre style / up to24 casual seating or boardroom.


Little Acorn   

Dimensions– 3.6m x 2.7m
Small private meeting room. Accommodates up to 10 boardroom layout
Facilities – Table & chairs; free WiFi; door to rear garden


Fully equipped kitchen - cooker, microwaves(2), fridge, freezer, dishwasher.
Ample crockery, cutlery and utensils.



Approx dimensions – 7m x 8m
Accommodation – seats up to 30 bistro style
Facilities – computer points for internet access & free WiFi; speaker system; 
CD player/ radio/ speaker system; tuck shop; community book swap; access to toilet facilities

Equipment – cooker with extractor hood; 2 microwave ovens; dishwasher; fridge; white crockery;    matching stainless steel cutlery; worktops & surrounding counter top. With its adjoining cafe seating area (seats up to 24), this makes a very pleasant addition for any meeting, party or family occasion.


Garden & Play Area

The surrounding grounds provide the following – Car Parking for up to 40 vehicles and a delightful colourful flower garden with lawns, gazebo and wooden seating – Ideal for summer barbeques; garden parties. Quiet corner with summer house (kindly installed by the Methodist Church). New patio area overlooking the garden. Wheelchair accessible. This is a beautiful area in all seasons!. Safe Play area. To the rear of the building is a grass seating area; children’s safe play surface with outdoor toy equipment. An ideal area for children’s parties!


Equipment Available

The following additional items are available at the Centre (a charge may apply - please enquire):

  • Overhead multi media projector
  • Table tennis tables
  • Table cloths
  • Various glasses (eg wine & beer)
  • Approx 20 tables
  • 100 matching chairs
  • Computer points
  • Free WiFi