The Bridge is managed by the charity Access Dorset. It offers an accessible, bright and spacious centrally heated venue suitable for community events, meetings and parties.

Main Hall: 12m x 5m – Capacity 60 people
The hall has electric power sockets, large wall mounted TV with socket for laptop computer for presentations. There is also a wall mounted screen for use with a projector.

Small Group Room: 4m x 4m – Capacity 12 people
This room is ideal for small meetings. It has electric power sockets and a wall mounted TV with socket for laptop computer for presentations.

The Bridge CafeCafé area with open plan kitchen: 15m x 4m – Capacity 20 people
This community space is ideal for informal meetings, tea and chat or birthday parties. There is a comfortable seating area with tables and chairs within the café area.

The Multi-Use Games Area adjacent to the building is available during the day and at weekends and evenings only to groups using the building.

Minimum hire for any area is 2 hours.


Weekdays – 9am to 5pm

AreaCost per hour
Main Hall£15
Small Group Room£10
MUGA (Building access and floodlights on)£15
Main Hall and Café£20
Whole space (including MUGA)£25
(or £175 per day,
for up to 9 hours)


AreaCost per hour
Whole space only£20
(building access and floodlights on)

Tea and coffee can be provided on weekdays between 9am – 5pm, if pre-booked, at a cost of:

50p per person for bookings of 3 hours or less, with a maximum of 10 people.

£1 per person for bookings over 3 hours, with 11 people or more.

Biscuits are available at 50p per packet.

If you are interested in booking space at The Bridge please contact us by calling 01202 771336 or email