The NEW Canal Suite…

Meeting room, conference room or event venue hire in Bude

Hire the Canal Suite

Fully accessible and located in a prime position at the Bude Tourist Information Centre within the Crescent Car Park.  For those who are familiar with the TIC building, its the room immediately on the left as you enter the building.

You’ll have your own access and total privacy.  There’s a kitchenette area with sink and provision to make drinks (bring your own tea, coffee and milk), a wall mounted TV screen,  chairs and modular tables which can be rearranged to suit your requirements (we ask that you return them to their normal position afterwards).

Bude Based Charity Bookings: £5 per hour / £1.25p per 15 mins

Bude Based Community Groups: £8 per hour / £2 per 15 mins

Commercial & non-local groups: £10 per hour / £2.50 per 15 mins

Pop-Up Shop: see here…

Exhibition: POA

Hot Desk: £10 per hour / £2.50 per 15 mins

…prices are exclusive of VAT

…minimum three hour bookings (due to COVID cleaning methods)

  • Kitchenette (hot and cold water, kettle, cups and saucers etc)
  • Plasma TV which can be linked to PC equipment with a HDMI cable
  • Heating
  • Blinds to window for privacy
  • Hard flooring
  • Modular tables and chairs
  • Bring your own coffee, milk and tea etc
  • Level access from the car park into the Canal Suite.
  • Disabled toilets operated by a Radar Key.
  • One-way glass to external windows
  • Window blinds
  • There is a bean-to-cup machine in the TIC cafe area, adjacent to the Canal Suite.  The machine produces hot chocolate, coffee, latte, cappuccino, mocha etc for £1.50.
  • Full printing and photocopying service available, along with WiFi (£3 per three hours, per device).
  • The Canal Suite will be ‘fogged; with an Antiviral solution before each use.
  • The fire assembly point is located behind the building in the Overflow Car Park.  A register must be taken as people enter and exit the room.
  • During COVID, you must wash all utensils (cups, teaspoons etc) before use.

Canal Suite Conditions of Hire

  1. Full payment must be made at the time of booking unless an agreement is in place for a monthly account.
  2. The booking cannot be cancelled within 30 days of the booking – full payment will be collected.
  3. Bude TIC reserves the right to cancel a booking at any time, should circumstances demand. In event of this happening, Bude TIC will accept no liability for any subsequent loss to the hirer.
  4. Rooms must be booked in advance and a booking form must be completed and received prior to the booking date.
  5. The person taking responsibility for the hire of the Canal Suite must be aged 25 or over. Any activities involving under 18’s must have at least 2 adults present throughout the event
  6. All activities must cease at the end of each given session time.
  7. The Hirer must nominate a competent person to take charge in case of Fire, to ensure that all persons can escape unimpeded through the Fire Exits and to assemble in the nominated assembly area (grassed area behind the building). Fire Doors MUST remain unobstructed during a let.
  8. The hirer shall be, for the hire period, responsible for all damage to or loss from room booked including the contents owned by the Cornwall Council. A £300.00 cash deposit may be requested under extreme circumstances.
  9. Hirers are reminded of their responsibility for arranging adequate Public Liability Insurance if required.
  10. Bude TIC does not accept liability for loss of or damage to property owned by, in the custody or in the control of the hirer, however so caused. Property is left in the Canal Suite at the hirer’s risk.
  11. The use of kettles, heaters or other such portable electrical appliances in the room is strictly prohibited (excluding those provided), any other portable appliances eg computers must have a valid PAT label, Bude TIC will not be held liable for any accident involving such an appliance, nor for any damage caused to the electrical wiring or fuses in the building which may be attributed to the use of such appliances. Any such damage shall be charged to the hirer.
  12. Hirers are not permitted to put up posters etc, on the walls using Blu-Tack, Sellotape or the equivalent.
  13. A charge shall be made for any damage/breakages/loss to Cornwall Council property.
  14. The hirer must leave the building as clean and tidy as it is found; all relevant items returned to the kitchen. An additional charge will be made for any unreasonable cleaning required.
  15. Sub letting is strictly forbidden.
  16. Any noise or disturbance that is considered to constitute a nuisance to other building users is strictly forbidden. The hirer will be asked to vacate the building immediately.

Bude TIC reserves the right to refuse any bookings if any of these conditions are not observed.   The TIC Manager’s decision is final.

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