Pratts Bottom Village Hall

The place for your local enjoyment

A charming combination of traditional style
and modern facilities in a very pleasant location

The Hall Facilities

WIFI ~ WIFI ~ WIFI   The hall now has Broadband  & Wifi available for Hall users Details provided when you Book.  

Main Hall

Wooden floored area: Ideal for dance, Keep fit etc and marked out for badminton The side area has a viny floor. (see plan for dimensions). Access to rear garden.


Seated-150 persons. Licensed for dancing up to 200 persons.
Large tables - 27
Small tables - 6
Chairs - 150 plus


With dressing rooms to side. Use of the stage for drama or choral performances would be by arrangement with PBDS - see Regular Activities Listing. Piano available


Spacious area with serving hatch to the hall. Commercial standard gas cooker for professional catering, refrigerator and double sink unit.

Cups, saucers and plates - approx. 100 sets.

Toilet Facilities

Modern and with disabled persons cubicle

Car Park

Large, tarmac surface with level access to the entrance lobby. Night time lighting. Steps to the village green


Activities meeting your needs

Overlooking the village green and established during the early part of the last century to provide a centre for the residents of Pratts Bottom, the hall has recently undergone a modernisation transformation that has made it your local hall of first choice for:-

  • Children’s Parties.
  • Family, Club and Society Functions also Wedding and Funeral Receptions – cater yourself or we can provide a catering service to suite you.(See below) A cleaning service is also available for Friday and Saturday evening bookings.
  • Society,Club, Institute and Special Interest Group Events – meetings, shows, presentations and small exhibitions.
  • Drama and Choral events.
  • Keep Fit, Dance and Martial Arts classes.
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Country and Scottish Dancing
  • Badminton and Bowls
  • Railway Modelling
  • Quiz Nights

Clubs and Societies do cater for some of the above activities.
See our Regular Activities Listing for contact details.


To make organising any function hassle- free there is an experienced team familiar with our hall, able to offer catering providing the complete range from waitress table service to finger buffet. All menus are locally prepared by a professionally qualified chef from fresh food ingredients.For sample menus and further information contact: Clare’s Cuisine. Email: Tel: 07944 399440 and visit

PLEASE NOTE.The hall is licensed for music and dance but it is a condition that we do not accept a hire that is likely to give rise to noise and behaviour likely to cause nuisance to our neighbours. Please read the Conditions of Hire for further information.


Competitive rates, flexible arrangements

Why not find out for yourself how Pratts Bottom Village Hall can best meet your requirements?

We have competitive hire rates - please telephone or email for details.

Special rates apply to Friday evenings, Saturdays, Sundays and later Evenings.

and we have a special rate for Children's Parties.

Reduced rates for regular users depend on the duration of the hire and type of activity.

Please note Bookings for parties with young people predominantly between the ages of 13 and 25 cannot be accepted.

( This does not vapply to "Family Parties")

A Damage Bond is also payable at the time of booking. The Bond is returned to you on satisfactory completion of your hire. The hall is open from 09.00 hrs. to 23.30 hrs.Monday to Saturday and from 09.00 hrs. to 17.00 hrs. on Sunday. Earlier entry for setting-up can be arranged but all booked time must be paid for.

Read through the Conditions of Hire to make sure you agree with the requirements. They are very straightforward and are there to safeguard the hall for all users. Then we recommend that you complete the Booking Enquiry Form and submit it on-line using the form or email  Alternatively, telephone  on 0750 2280775 between 10am and 7pm to discuss your requirements, however you will be asked to  confirm booking details by Email.

Your enquiry will be dealt with promptly.  You will be advised of availability, the appropriate hire rate, the Damage Bond and the payment terms.

Booking Enquiry Form

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About Us

Pratts Bottom Village Hall is an independent, registered charity No.303033. It is managed by a volunteer Trustee committee. The hall is funded by the income from hire fees, donations and fund raising activities. It does not receive financial support from any local government, regional funds or diocesan sources. Founded to provide a centre for village residents it still maintains that core purpose but also offers the use of its facilities to local communities and organisations. The hall operates under a regulation license from the London Borough of Bromley and compiles with all the relevant mandatory requirements.

Fund Raising

Some people seem to have all the luck. Now, you have a chance to join them.

The 100 CLUB is the great way to support our village hall and at the same time have an inexpensive, twelve months long flutter. For only £2 per month per number you get four chances to win a CASH PRIZE in every one of our monthly draws plus an extra STAR CASH PRIZES once a year. All these exciting chances are yours just £24 a year and of course, you can have more than one number. A call to 01689 858583 will get you started at the first opportunity.

Watch out for announcements on the Pratts Bottom Village Community Web Site for details of Quiz Nights, Super Dinner Evenings and “Know Your Pratts Bottom” walks.


If you would like to make a donation towards the improvement and maintenance of the village hall please contact the charity’s Treasurer-details available from the Booking Secretary.


Pratts Bottom Village Hall
Norsted Lane ,Rushmore Hill Pratts Bottom, Orpington

In the centre of Pratts Bottom village, just off the A21,south of Bromley.M25 Junction 4- one mile.
Served by bus routes R5/R10 from Orpington and by R402 from Bromley but there is no Sunday service. Please check recent timetables for schedules.

Nearest rail stations are Orpington and Knockholt.

Pratts Bottom Village hall location