YPL is a registered Charity (No. 1127679) YPL Centre, Granby Street, Littleport, Cambridgeshire CB6 1NE

01353 864 611 or 07947 823 446 or yplittleport@btinternet.com

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The Performing Arts Centre Room Hire

Rules & Regulations

Anyone Hiring the Performing Arts Centre (the Venue) agrees to endorse the following rules and regulations.  Where child(ren) are referred to, this is anyone 16 years of age or under:-

1. Opening Hours

    1.1 Monday - Saturday                       10:00 - 22:00

           The closing time of 22:00 is to be strictly adhered too

2. Restrictions of Use and Noise Management

    2.1 The Venue will not be available for hire for parties or discos;

    2.2 All windows and doors must be kept closed;

    2.3 It is the responsibility of anyone hiring the Venue to adhere to the noise level limitations as set down by the Management;

   2.4 Permission to use the music equipment is given on the strict understanding that it will only be operated by the hirer or person responsible for the event.  No child(ren) are permitted to use or be near the music equipment;

3. Emergency Equipment and Evacuation Procedure

Emergency Evacuation Procedures are located near the toilet and front doors

    3.1 Ensure fire exits are not blocked by furniture or equipment;

    3.2 Ensure all escape routes are kept free from obstruction and can be safely used;

    3.3 Ensure fire doors are not wedged open;

    3.4 That exit signs, the emergency lighting supply illuminating exit signs and routes are turned on the whole time the event is in progress;

    3.5 That there are no obvious fire hazards on the premises;

    3.6 Evacuation point is across the street outside the Village Hall;


    3.7 First Aid Kit can be located in the Reception Area;

    3.8 Emergency Contact Numbers are:-

        3.8.1 Fire / Police / Ambulance                          999

        3.8.2 Phil Malkin                                                    07947 823 446

4. Prevention of Crime and Disorder


    4.1 No alcohol to be sold or supplied on the Venue premises;

    4.2 No entry to the Venue will be permitted to anyone obviously under the influence of alcohol or drugs;

    4.3 Any person or persons found to have alcohol or drugs will be instructed to leave the premises immediately;

    4.4 Bullying, shouting, physical violence, sexism and racism will not be permitted;

    4.5 Not to permit or cause the creation of public nuisance or disorderly behaviour;

    4.6 When leaving the premises, please do so quietly so as not to cause a nuisance to the neighbours.

5. Other

    5.1 No gambling or entertainment of an adult or sexual nature will be permitted;

    5.2 No activities or performances given may involve danger to the public;

    5.3 Where child(ren) are present all activities must be supervised by a responsible adult;

    5.4 Use of the coffee machine is restricted to adults only;

    5.5 Smoking is only permitted outside the building and in such a manner as not to cause a nuisance to the neighbouring residents.

NB: Please return a signed and dated copy to The YPL Centre, Granby Street, Littleport, Cambs CB6 1NE

Rules & Regulations