About Us

This is the official website for Tarporley & District Community Centre
Address : High Street, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 0AY
Contact us by email at : tarporley@community-space.org

The Centre can be found at the south end of High Street, adjacent to the
Texaco filling station and SPAR store. The complex includes a large
hall which will seat 180 people, a smaller hall and two meeting rooms
all equipped with wifi, tables, chairs and ample kitchen / toilet facilities.

On-line booking via VillageVenue

We operate on-line booking using the VillageVenue booking website : http://tarporley.community-space.org/

If you wish to book one of our four rooms, please view photos and
details on our "Rooms" page - then visit our booking site to reserve

the room, Prices start at £9/hr and rise to £25 for the main hall.

Covid-19 update - reopening for a limited number of regular users on April 12th - please see our News page

Car park closure for repairs - please see our News page

Change of charity's structure to CIO - please see our News page

Appeal for information

Deliberate damage to Tarporley Community Centre new roof
The new roof has been seriously damaged for the second time by persons unknown. From the nature of the damage it looks as if the
roof has been jumped on with the intention of breaking the tiles.
The police and other authorities have been informed and everybody
is asked to look out for anything suspicious happening.
This has happened at a time when the Centre has just reopened for the benefit of the community but is operating with a significant loss

Wildflower area

Thanks to a £250 grant from Councillor Eveleigh Moore Dutton, two
Community Centre Committee members have made good progress in
turning the strip of ground between the field path and Churchill Drive
into a small wildflower meadow.
Please see our News page for further details..

Volunteers urgently needed

Tarporley Community Centre and Recreation Ground is an independent
charity registered with the Charities Commission (number 1040034).
Nearly all the income comes from the letting of rooms, with only limited
grant support from Tarporley Parish Council (annually for the field)
and Cheshire West and Chester (quarterly for the car park).
The present Trustees have been very busy with this re-development for the last two years and are proud of the results. However most of the Trustees have been in post for a decade or more and new talent is urgently needed.
We are looking for expertise in the following areas :

  • Secretarial
  • Governance including compliance with all Legislation
  • Finance and book keeping
  • Website and publicity
  • Operation of the on-line bookings system
  • Maintenance inspection
  • Project management
  • Supervision of cleaning contractor
  • Meeting and greeting new hirers

If you would be interested in volunteering please email the Trustees
for further information at : tarporley@community-space.org

Lost Items
Please see our FaceBook page . . . . ,
or email : tarporley@community-space.org

Picnic tables & anti social behaviour
Unfortunately, after many reports of late night drinking, noise, other antisocial behaviour and disregard for social distancing, the
picnic tables have been temporarily removed.
They may be returned to a different location on the field when the
situation improves - this will be kept under review.

New, regular user ?
Advice on booking & becoming an Account holder click here

Considering a Bouncy Castle ?
Please read our guide before booking

Dogs on the Field

The Community Centre field or playing field as it is known is owned by the Community Centre. The Community Centre Trustees received complaints about dog mess on the field / football pitch and because of concerns
about Toxocariasis and the refusal of some owners to pick-up, we
eventually decided to restrict dogs from the field. Signs were erected but dogs are still allowed on the path if on a lead and any mess is picked-up.
The PARISH COUNCIL have confirmed that they fully support
the position adopted by the Trustees.


Parking Restrictions

Several groups complained about the lack of available
parking spaces in the car park when attending events at TCC.

To address this issue, we introduced a 3 hour time limit with no
return within 1 hour - controlled by CW&C Mon to Sun 8 am to 6 pm

To guarantee extended parking periods for users who can justify it,
we will issue a limited number of day and annual parking permits.
These will be specific to user group, car reg and will have an expiry date


As a Co-op member, when you buy selected Co-op branded products and services, 1% of the money you spend goes to
local causes in your community and the Community Centre
is one of the local causes you may choose to support.
Please open this
link to make your choice.

New Defibrillator Installed

Tarporley Village has just been equipped with a heart defibrillator
which can be accessed by any member of the public on dialling 999.

The defibrillator is located in a yellow box on the North side wall
of the Centre and is illuminated by a light from dusk to dawn.
The cabinet is internally heated to keep the kit in working order.

The defibrillator and cabinet were made possible by a very
generous, anonymous donation, together with smaller donations
from Community Centre user groups
- more info below

Please email : tarporley@community-space.org for training

The Roof Project is now complete

£500 raised at Carnival 2019

£500 was raised through sale of raffle tickets and our "Buy a Tile" campaign.
Raffle tickets still available at £2 and the winners will be drawn at Country Market on December 7th.
1st prize £175 / 2nd prize £50 / 3rd prize £25

Tarporley Community Centre would like to thank Councillor Moore Dutton for her Members grant donation.
This will be spent on fundraising and our costs relating to the Roof Appeal.

TarpFEST 2019 raised £2000 for the Roof Appeal

The June 2019 TarpFEST has raised £2000 or 200 tiles for the roof appeal.
The Committee would like to thank the organisers for their hard work and a great result.
We also thank the local community for turning out to support the events
and please visit our stand at the Carnival on July 13th.


   


 

More about Tarporley Community Centre

Outdoor facilities include a free car park (3 hour max) at the rear of the building, a fenced play area for children and a large field used for outdoor events including the annual Tarporley carnival, football and training.

The large hall is used by many local groups, clubs and societies for such events as plays, film shows, fitness classes and private parties.

The committee is always in need of more volunteers - if you would like to help by joining the committee or helping with ongoing projects, please email us at the address below.

Tarporley is a village in the heart of rural Cheshire with a population of between 2500 and 3000 people. To learn more about the facilities and the extensive range of events which take place in the village, you may wish to visit the Parish Council website.

Contact us at the Community Centre by email at tarporley@community-space.org

Tarporley Community Centre, High Street, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 0AY - - Registered Charity 1040034

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