History & Facilities

Strawson Community Hall has existed in Horley since soon after the First World War when it was donated to the town by a local businessman, George Strawson. During the almost 100 years it has served many purposes and is now a community meeting place intended to provide an affordable space for small community groups and local families.

Having said that the current hall was newly constructed in 2018
Seats 50 people with ease (in rows)
60 chairs available plus folding tables
Well equipped kitchen
Fully accessible
Some storage space available for regular weekly users
Due to our location we do not hire for teenage parties or events beyond 11.00pm

Basic Information

Hall Type
village hall
Year Built
Overall Capacity
Seating Capacity
Please note that due to current circumstances to be able to maintain social distancing our capacity is 30

Suitable For

This venue is suitable for the following occasions.

  • Party
  • Reunion
  • Anniversary
  • Training
  • Children's Party
  • Local Community Meeting
  • Societies and Clubs
  • Band Practise
  • Christenings / Blessings
  • Wakes
  • Baby Groups
  • Fitness Classes / Yoga
  • Educational Pursuits
  • Church Event / Choir Practice
  • Naming Ceremonies


  •  Main Hall
  •  Small Hall
  •  Entrance
  •  Servery
  •  Kitchen
  •  Store Room
  •  Accessible Toilets
  •  Wheelchair Access
  •  Parking


  •  Kettle
  •  Cooker
  •  Microwave
  •  Smoke Alarms
  •  Fire Alarms
  •  Window Locks
  •  Cutlery
  •  Tea Crockery
  •  Dinner Crockery
  •  Dishwasher


Availability: Available 7 days per week 8 am to 11 pm .All year except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Eve