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Wool - The D'Urberville Centre

The D’Urberville Centre, Wool is a community centre built in 1972 to provide leisure facilities for the residents of Wool Parish.

It is governed by a constitution approved by the charity commissioners for England and Wales and is overseen by a Management Committee on behalf of Wool Parish Council.

Spaces available for hire

Main Hall

150 m2 – 16.25m x 9.26m with apex ceiling approx. 4.6m to eves plus Stage 5.4m x 9.26m
Attached Bar & Kitchen
30x 1.2m tables & 80 cushioned steel framed banquet type chairs, plus 100 additional plastic stacking chairs available.
Natural light through various North facing fire doors & windows to veranda

Meeting Room
30 m2 – 7.5m x 4m, ceiling height 2.7m.
Accessed through internal single staircase to first floor.
3x 1.2mx0.6m tables with 21 cushioned chairs.
Natural light through south facing bay window

Committee Room 1
29.5 m2 – 8.8m x 3.35m, ceiling height 2.4m
Natural light through slot windows.

Small Hall
32 m2 – 6m x 5m, ceiling height 2.4m to suspended ceiling
10x 1.2m tables with folding cushioned chairs and plastic chairs
Kitchen, Disabled Toilet & Lift access to McCulloch Room

McCulloch Room
68 m2 – 7.62m x 8m with apex ceiling and velux skylights
Natural light through skylights
Basic kitchen facilities, disabled lift access

Changing Rooms
Home & Away team rooms with showers, toilet and direct access to playing fields
Separate officials changing room with shower and access to playing fields

Contact Details
Hall Address: 
The D'Urberville Center Colliers Lane Wool Wareham BH20 6DL
Daytime Availability?: 
Our hall is used on some week days but there is capacity so please enquire
Booking Contact Name: 
Dawn Crewe
Booking Contact Phone: 
01929 462064
Booking Contact Email:
Not Hallmark quality accredited
Hallmark Rating: 
Hall Capacity
Other rooms: 
Small Hall (20), Committee Room 1 (6)


Disabled Access and Toilet: 
Our hall provides full facilities for the disabled
Loop System: 
Our hall does not have a loop system installed
Use of bar included in hire charge
Kitchen included in the hall hire charge
Use of stage subject to extra charge
Changing Rooms: 
Use of changing rooms subject to extra charge
Sports Area: 
The hall has an outside sports/play area
PA Sound System: 
The hall has no sound system facilities
AV Presentation System: 
The hall has no AV system available
Wireless Internet: 
The hall has no wifi facilities
There is a nearby contractor who can provide catering
Bar Staff: 
The user must use an approved person to supervise their bar
Room Set-up: 
The hall provides a set-up service if required
Cleaning Up: 
The hall can provide an 'after event' clean up service
Not a Member of DVHA