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:

80p per person.
Biscuits are included.

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