The Bridge is the home of Access Dorset and our community resource.  It is managed by Access Dorset. We provide a home for DOTS Disability, Double Act Disability Theatre, Bournemouth Older People Forum, Bournemouth Parent Carer Group and Addaction. It is also available for event/party hire.

For more information and booking terms and conditions please get in touch.

It offers an accessible, bright and spacious centrally heated venue suitable for community events, meetings and parties. Enjoy our beautiful sensory garden and our multi-use games area!

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.

Café 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.


Weekday Hire Charges

AreaCost per hour
Main Hall£15
Small Group Room£10
Main Hall and Café£20

Tea, coffee and biscuits can be provided on weekdays between 9am – 5pm, if pre-booked, at a cost of 80p per person.


Weekend Hire Charges

AreaCost per hour
Whole space only£20
The Sensory Garden