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Facilities for Hire

Thomas Deacon Academy is open seven days of the week, until 9.30pm weekdays, 4.30pm Saturday and 3.30pm Sunday. The state of the art Academy facilities are available to hire outside of the Academy day at very competitive rates. Each facility is described in detail below and you can make an enquiry directly from this page. Alternatively, if you would like more information or to book please call 01733 426050 EXT 6198 or email TDAlettings@thomasdeaconacademy.com 

Main Facilities

Lecture Theatre

Lecture Theatre

A dual aspect, auditorium style lecture theatre that seats up to 165 people on each side. The theatres can easily be separated by a sound proof concertina door allowing both sides to be used independently. Alternatively, for larger events, the space can be opened up to accommodate an audience of 330 people. The tiered seating folds down allowing ease of access in and out of the theatre and each row of the theatre has fixed bench style desks for the convenience of audience members. Each side of the lecture theatre is equipped with fully integrated, state of the art equipment, including a projector, fixed ceiling projector screens, desk top computers, fully adjustable audio operated from the lectern and adjustable lighting operated via wall controls. Wi-Fi is available throughout. There are two access points on each side of the theatre, one ramp and one staircase and seating at the access level of the theatre can be removed to accommodate wheelchairs, making this area fully accessible. This space is perfect for lectures, presentations and small performances.

Lecture Theatre

Lecture Theatre

Facility Info

A dual aspect, auditorium style lecture theatre that seats up to 165 people on each side. The theatres can easily be separated by a sound proof concertina door allowing both sides to be used independently. Alternatively, for larger events, the space can be opened up to accommodate an audience of 330 people. The tiered seating folds down allowing ease of access in and out of the theatre and each row of the theatre has fixed bench style desks for the convenience of audience members. Each side of the lecture theatre is equipped with fully integrated, state of the art equipment, including a projector, fixed ceiling projector screens, desk top computers, fully adjustable audio operated from the lectern and adjustable lighting operated via wall controls. Wi-Fi is available throughout. There are two access points on each side of the theatre, one ramp and one staircase and seating at the access level of the theatre can be removed to accommodate wheelchairs, making this area fully accessible. This space is perfect for lectures, presentations and small performances.

Rates

Per Hour# # Weekdays £55.00# Saturday £68.75# Sunday £82.50# # Half Day (4hrs)# # Weekdays £200.00# Saturday £200.00# Sunday £200.00# # Full Day (8hrs)# # Weekdays £350.00# Saturday £350.00# Sunday £350.00#

Availability

Term time - weekdays 6.00pm - 9.30pm# Academy holidays - weekdays 8.00am - 9.30pm# Saturday 8:30am - 4.00pm# Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm

Features

Fully integrated state of the art equipment# Projector# Fixed ceiling projector screens# Desk top computers# Fully adjustable audio# Adjustable lighting# Wi-Fi is available throughout.

Atrium

Atrium

The Atrium offers a 205m2, open planned multi-purpose arena for promotional activities such as galleries, exhibitions, networking events and performances. Please specify your equipment requirements when making your enquiry.

Atrium

Atrium

Facility Info

The Atrium offers a 205m2, open planned multi-purpose arena for promotional activities such as galleries, exhibitions, networking events and performances. Please specify your equipment requirements when making your enquiry.

Rates

Per Hour# # Weekdays £55.00# Saturday £68.75# Sunday £82.50# # Half Day (4hrs)# # Weekdays £200.00# Saturday £200.00# Sunday £200.00# # Full Day (8hrs)# # Weekdays £350.00# Saturday £350.00# Sunday £350.00#

Availability

Term time - weekdays 6.00pm - 9.30pm# Academy holidays - weekdays 8.00am - 9.30pm# Saturday 8:30am - 4.00pm# Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm#

Features

Multiple power points# Projector# Audio# Tables and chairs# Wi-Fi

Classrooms

Classrooms

Computer suites and basic classroom spaces are available for hire and would be ideal for evening and weekend classes or clubs. All classrooms accommodate up to 30 people.

Classrooms

Classrooms

Facility Info

Computer suites and basic classroom spaces are available for hire and would be ideal for evening and weekend classes or clubs. All classrooms accommodate up to 30 people.

Rates

All rates are per hour# # Basic classroom# # Weekdays - £10.00# Saturday - £12.50# Sunday - £15.00# # Computer Suite# # Weekdays - £20.00# Saturday - £25.00# Sunday - £30.00#

Availability

Term time - weekdays 6.00pm - 9.30pm# Academy holidays - weekdays 8.00am - 9.30pm# Saturday 8:30am - 4.00pm# Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm#

Features

Desktop computer# Smart Board# Projector# Individual computers (computer suite)# Wi-Fi

Drama Theatre

Drama Theatre

This auditorium style, multi-purpose space can be used for drama rehearsals, performances, workshops or presentations. The Drama Theatre is on the first floor which can be accessed via the stairs or lift, situated adjacent to the theatre entrance. There are two double width entry points to the drama theatre providing full accessibility. The theatre provides the option of using the floor space in its entirety without the need for seating or a full theatre style arrangement with retractable, fold down seating for up to 220 people. Tables, chairs and equipment are available at no additional cost. Please specify your requirements when making your enquiry. The drama theatre benefits from state of the art equipment. Optional support for audio and lighting is available from our on-site Media Technician and there will be an additional charge for this service.

Drama Theatre

Drama Theatre

Facility Info

This auditorium style, multi-purpose space can be used for drama rehearsals, performances, workshops or presentations. The Drama Theatre is on the first floor which can be accessed via the stairs or lift, situated adjacent to the theatre entrance. There are two double width entry points to the drama theatre providing full accessibility. The theatre provides the option of using the floor space in its entirety without the need for seating or a full theatre style arrangement with retractable, fold down seating for up to 220 people. Tables, chairs and equipment are available at no additional cost. Please specify your requirements when making your enquiry. The drama theatre benefits from state of the art equipment. Optional support for audio and lighting is available from our on-site Media Technician and there will be an additional charge for this service.

Rates

Per Hour# # Weekdays - £55.00# Saturday - £68.75# Sunday - £82.50# # Half Day (4hrs) - £200.00 (any day of the week)# # Full Day (8hrs) - £350.00 (any day of the week)# # Media Technician (per hour)# # Weekday - £18.77# Saturday - £18.77# Sunday - £25.02#

Availability

Term time - weekdays 6.00pm - 9.30pm# Academy holidays - weekdays 8.00am - 9.30pm# Saturday 8:30am - 4.00pm# Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm#

Features

Retractable tiered seating# Projector# Fixed projector screen# Desktop computer# Wi-Fi

Meeting Rooms

Meeting Rooms

If you require a professional and discreet meeting space we have a variety of designated facilities to suit your needs. Meeting room one seats 8 people and meeting room two seats 6 people. Both provide a basic meeting space without a computer, ideal for appraisals and interviews. Meeting room three seats 16 people and has a 50 inch wide screen television connected to a hard drive enabling the use of a computer and a telephone making this space ideal for small presentations and group discussions. The boardroom seats 20 people and is fully equipped with state of the art equipment including a computer, projector, smartboard, television and a polycom sound station making this space ideal for board meetings and conference calling. Wi-Fi is available throughout.

Meeting Rooms

Meeting Rooms

Facility Info

If you require a professional and discreet meeting space we have a variety of designated facilities to suit your needs. Meeting room one seats 8 people and meeting room two seats 6 people. Both provide a basic meeting space without a computer, ideal for appraisals and interviews. Meeting room three seats 16 people and has a 50 inch wide screen television connected to a hard drive enabling the use of a computer and a telephone making this space ideal for small presentations and group discussions. The boardroom seats 20 people and is fully equipped with state of the art equipment including a computer, projector, smartboard, television and a polycom sound station making this space ideal for board meetings and conference calling. Wi-Fi is available throughout.

Rates

All rates are per hour# # Meeting room one and two# # Weekdays - £10.00# Saturday - £12.50# Sunday - £15.00# # Meeting room three# # Weekdays - £20.00# Saturday - £25.00# Sunday - £30.00# # Boardroom# # Weekdays - £30.00# Saturday - £37.50# Sunday - £45.00#

Availability

Term time - weekdays 6.00pm - 9.30pm# Academy holidays - weekdays 8.00am - 9.30pm# Saturday 8:30am - 4.00pm# Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm#

Features

Television (meeting room 3)# Computer (meeting room 3 and Boardroom)# Telephone (meeting room 3)# Projector (Boardroom)# Smart Board (Boardroom)# Polycon sound station (Boardroom)# Wi-Fi

Pavilion Hall

Pavilion Hall

The Pavilion Hall is a purpose built, self-contained, facility constructed to accommodate students during the exam season. As such, this space is only available for hire from July – February. The 256.32m2 hall offers a multi-purpose space suitable for meetings, lectures, workshops and parties. The dual aspect, full length windows overlooking the Academy sports field, provide an abundance of natural lighting making this space feel large and airy. This area is not suitable for indoor sports however the pavilion style entrance, changing rooms and toilets lend themselves well to supporting outdoor sports such as cricket and rugby. If you would like to use the Pavilion Hall for this purpose please see the Sports Field rates for sports matches which include the use of this space.

Pavilion Hall

Pavilion Hall

Facility Info

The Pavilion Hall is a purpose built, self-contained, facility constructed to accommodate students during the exam season. As such, this space is only available for hire from July – February. The 256.32m2 hall offers a multi-purpose space suitable for meetings, lectures, workshops and parties. The dual aspect, full length windows overlooking the Academy sports field, provide an abundance of natural lighting making this space feel large and airy. This area is not suitable for indoor sports however the pavilion style entrance, changing rooms and toilets lend themselves well to supporting outdoor sports such as cricket and rugby. If you would like to use the Pavilion Hall for this purpose please see the Sports Field rates for sports matches which include the use of this space.

Rates

Per Hour# # Weekdays - £55.00# Saturday - £68.75# Sunday - £82.50# # Half Day (4hrs) - £200 (applicable to any day)# # Full Day (8hrs) - £350.00 (applicable to any day)#

Availability

Term time - weekdays 6.00pm - 9.30pm# Academy holidays - weekdays 8.00am - 9.30pm# Saturday 8:30am - 4.00pm# Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm#

Features

Dual aspect full length windows# Tables and chairs# Projector and screen

Indoor Sports Facilities

Dance and Drama Studios

Dance and Drama Studios

The dance and drama studios are fully equipped and offer the ideal environment for gymnastics, dance classes, fitness classes and martial arts. There are three areas to choose from, dance studio one (158 sq.m), dance studio two (104 sq.m) and the drama studio (113 sq.m).

Dance and Drama Studios

Dance and Drama Studios

Facility Info

The dance and drama studios are fully equipped and offer the ideal environment for gymnastics, dance classes, fitness classes and martial arts. There are three areas to choose from, dance studio one (158 sq.m), dance studio two (104 sq.m) and the drama studio (113 sq.m).

Rates

All rates are per hour# # Dance Studios# # Weekdays - £12.00# Saturday - £15.00# Sunday - £18.00# # Drama Studio# # Weekdays - £10.00# Saturday - £12.50# Sunday - £15.00#

Availability

Term time - weekdays 6.00pm - 9.30pm# Academy holidays - weekdays 8.00am - 9.30pm# Saturday 8:30am - 4.00pm# Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm#

Features

Sprung flooring# Optional coloured lighting (dance studio 1)# Optional full length mirrors (dance studio 1)# Fixed wall mirror (dance studio 2) Ballet bar dance studio 2)# Desktop computer# Audio# Projector and screen

Sports Hall

Sports Hall

A full-sized (800m2), multi-purpose indoor sports facility with appropriate floor markings for football, hockey, basketball, national netball, international netball, volleyball and badminton. The area can be divided to provide cricket lanes. We are able to provide nets for badminton and volleyball (3 nets - half hall and 6 nets - whole hall), hoops for basketball and netball (whole hall), goals for football (whole hall) and cricket nets (2 nets - half hall and 4 nets - whole hall). There is not additional charge for this equipment, please specify your requirements when making your enquiry. A limited numbers of spectators are able to watch the game from the glass screened viewing gallery, situated on the first floor. This space cannot be used for anything other than indoor sports and appropriate footwear must be worn at all times (no heels or spikes).

Sports Hall

Sports Hall

Facility Info

A full-sized (800m2), multi-purpose indoor sports facility with appropriate floor markings for football, hockey, basketball, national netball, international netball, volleyball and badminton. The area can be divided to provide cricket lanes. We are able to provide nets for badminton and volleyball (3 nets - half hall and 6 nets - whole hall), hoops for basketball and netball (whole hall), goals for football (whole hall) and cricket nets (2 nets - half hall and 4 nets - whole hall). There is not additional charge for this equipment, please specify your requirements when making your enquiry. A limited numbers of spectators are able to watch the game from the glass screened viewing gallery, situated on the first floor. This space cannot be used for anything other than indoor sports and appropriate footwear must be worn at all times (no heels or spikes).

Rates

All rates are per hour# # Half Hall# # Weekdays - £20.00# Saturday - £25.00# Sunday - £30.00# # Whole Hall# # Weekdays - £35.00# Saturday - £43.75# Sunday - £52.50#

Availability

Term time - weekdays 6.00pm - 9.30pm# Academy holidays - weekdays 8.00am - 9.30pm# Saturday 8:30am - 4.00pm# Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm#

Features

Football markings# Hockey markings# Basketball markings# National netball markings# International netball markings# Volleyball markings# Badminton markings# Nets# Hoops# Goals# Cricket nets

Outdoor Sports Facilities

All-Weather Pitch

All-Weather Pitch

A fully enclosed, floodlit, sand-based all-weather pitch with full sized hockey markings and pitch-side, covered seating. Hockey goals and football goals are available and the facility can be used for either purpose. You will be required to bring your own equipment. Food and drink must not be consumed in this area. No heels or spikes. If you would like to book this space for any other sporting activity the cost will be associated with the size of court required and will fall in line with the charges detailed above.

All-Weather Pitch

All-Weather Pitch

Facility Info

A fully enclosed, floodlit, sand-based all-weather pitch with full sized hockey markings and pitch-side, covered seating. Hockey goals and football goals are available and the facility can be used for either purpose. You will be required to bring your own equipment. Food and drink must not be consumed in this area. No heels or spikes. If you would like to book this space for any other sporting activity the cost will be associated with the size of court required and will fall in line with the charges detailed above.

Rates

Whole pitch, Per hour# # April - September (no floodlights)# # Weekdays £50.00# Saturday £62.50# Sunday £75.00# # October - March (floodlights)# # Weekdays £55.00# Saturday £67.50# Sunday £80.00# # Full Day (8hrs)# # Weekdays £350.00# Saturday £350.00# Sunday £350.00#

Availability

Term time - weekdays 6.00pm - 9.30pm# Academy holidays - weekdays 8.00am - 9.30pm# Saturday 8:30am - 4.00pm# Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm#

Features

Changing facilities# Pitch side covered seating# #Floodlights

Multi-Use Games Area (MuGA)

Multi-Use Games Area (MuGA)

The MuGA provides four national and one international netball court and 4 tennis courts in a fully enclosed, purpose built sports arena. For your booking, the courts will be set up ready for play however you will need to bring your own equipment. If you would like to book this space for any other sporting activity the cost will be associated with the size of court required and will reflect the charges detailed above.

Multi-Use Games Area (MuGA)

Multi-Use Games Area (MuGA)

Facility Info

The MuGA provides four national and one international netball court and 4 tennis courts in a fully enclosed, purpose built sports arena. For your booking, the courts will be set up ready for play however you will need to bring your own equipment. If you would like to book this space for any other sporting activity the cost will be associated with the size of court required and will reflect the charges detailed above.

Rates

All rates are per hour# # National netball court# # Weekday - £10.00# Saturday - £12.50# Sunday - £15.00# # International netball court# # Weekdays - £15.00# Saturday - £18.75# Sunday - £22.50# # Tennis court# # Weekdays - £10.00# Saturday - £12.50# Sunday - £15.00# # Full MuGA# # Weekdays - £30.00# Saturday - £37.50# Sunday - £45.00#

Availability

Term time - weekdays 6.00pm - 9.30pm# Academy holidays - weekdays 8.00am - 9.30pm# Saturday 8:30am - 4.00pm# Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm#

Features

National netball court# International netball court# Tennis courts# Nets# Hoops

Sports Fields

Sports Fields

The Academy sports field provides multiple outdoor sports pitches for cricket, rugby, football and rounder’s at the front and rear of the Academy and a grass running track at the front of the Academy. Pitches are available in accordance with the standard sporting seasons and can only be hired at this time. Purpose built, multiple speed, cricket lanes with astro-turf flooring can be booked independently or used as part of booking the cricket pitch. The cricket lanes are fully compliant with ECB standards. Goals, nets and cricket boundaries are provided however you will need to bring your own equipment. Match prices include the use of the Pavilion Hall changing facilities, toilets and pavilion. The Academy fields can be hired for other uses such as fun days, sports days and corporate away days. If you would like to book this space for any other activity the cost will be calculated according to the individual booking.

Sports Fields

Sports Fields

Facility Info

The Academy sports field provides multiple outdoor sports pitches for cricket, rugby, football and rounder’s at the front and rear of the Academy and a grass running track at the front of the Academy. Pitches are available in accordance with the standard sporting seasons and can only be hired at this time. Purpose built, multiple speed, cricket lanes with astro-turf flooring can be booked independently or used as part of booking the cricket pitch. The cricket lanes are fully compliant with ECB standards. Goals, nets and cricket boundaries are provided however you will need to bring your own equipment. Match prices include the use of the Pavilion Hall changing facilities, toilets and pavilion. The Academy fields can be hired for other uses such as fun days, sports days and corporate away days. If you would like to book this space for any other activity the cost will be calculated according to the individual booking.

Rates

Rugby and football, per hour# # Weekdays - £25.00# Saturday - £31.25# Sunday - £37.50# # Rugby and football, per match (inclusive of the Pavilion Hall)# # Weekdays - £40.00# Saturday - £48.00# Sunday - £60.00# # Cricket, per hour# # Weekdays - £25.00# Saturday - £31.25# Sunday - £37.50# # Cricket, per match (inclusive of cricket nets and Pavilion hall)# # Weekdays - £60.00# Saturday - £135.00# Sunday - £145.00# # Cricket Nets, per hour# # Weekdays - £27.00# Saturday - £33.75# Sunday - £40.50# # Rounder's, per hour# # Weekdays - £15.00# Saturday - £18.75# Sunday - £22.50# # Grass running track, per hour (April - July)# # Weekdays - £15.00# Saturday - £18.75# Sunday - £22.50

Availability

Term time - weekdays 6.00pm - 9.30pm# Academy holidays - weekdays 8.00am - 9.30pm# Saturday 8:30am - 4.00pm# Sunday 8.30am - 3.30pm# # Grass running track is only available April - July#

Features

Cricket lanes fully compliant with ECB# Toilets# Changing rooms# Cricket boundary boards# Nets# Goals

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