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Compass Theatre meeting room facilities

Glebe Avenue, Ickenham, Middlesex UB10 8PD

Compass theatre

Hire rates are available on www.hillingdontheatres.uk

The Auditorium

  • Standard 140-158 seats incl 2 wheelchair spaces (exact amount varies depending on technical requirements)
  • End Stage 65-78 seats (performing on floor, normally without use of main stage)
  • Cabaret 80 seats (10 tables x 8 seats)
  • Unreserved standing (max 200 standing, subject to licensing)


The Compass Theatre has a modern auditorium and stage (5.5 x 7.6 metres) equipped with a full range of technical facilities including lights, sound equipment, amplifiers, speakers etc. The stage also includes a large screen for showing films.

Advice and information on specific technical requirements can be found under the Hire section of www.hillingdontheatres.uk. For further information please telephone the theatres team on 01895 250615 or email artsvenues@hillingdon.gov.uk

The auditorium measures 11 x 11 metres and contains raked retractable seating for 158 with everyone guaranteed a clear view of the stage. We can also offer a cabaret seating configuration which allows for smaller audiences of up to 80 to be seated at tables for events that suit a more informal layout.

The Auditorium can also be used with the seating retracted for parties and ceremonies to accommodate up to 300 people standing. With the seating retracted this space also makes for an ideal area for events such as Band Nights.

Coffee and Wine Bar Foyer The Cafe Bar

  • Standing / buffet (up to 100 people)
  • Tables and chairs (up to 40 people)

The Café Bar space can be used for functions or performances. During normal office hours this space is a free space for people to meet and greet each other. During show times its coffee and wine bars are open and serve a range of hot and cold drinks and confectionery.

The coffee and wine bars usually open 45 minutes before a show begins and again during intervals. The coffee bar serves hot and cold beverages, ice cream, crisps and confectionery. The wine bar serves selection of wines, beers and spirits.

Long room The Long Room

  • Standing/buffet (up to 50 people)
  • Tables and chairs (up to 40 people)
  • Theatre style (up to 40 people)
  • Boardroom style (up to 25 people)

The Long Room is on the top floor of Ickenham Hall, measuring 14.2m x 4m.

This room is suitable for meetings, classes, rehearsals, conferences, presentations or parties. Please note that because Ickenham Hall is a listed building, it has not been possible to put in a lift to this first floor room, and therefore it is not wheelchair accessible.

Oak Room The Oak Room

  • Standing/buffet: up to 20 people
  • Theatre style: up to 20 people
  • Boardroom style: up to 15 people

The Oak Room is on the ground floor of Ickenham Hall measuring 5m x 5m.

Suitable for meetings, lessons, rehearsals, as a conference break out room, for presentations or parties.

Studio The Studio

Fully equipped suitable for classes or rehearsal space, the studio is also licensed for public performances with a capacity of up to 50.

The Compass Studio is a small, practical space for drama and physical activity, and can also be booked for presentations and filming.

With direct access from our garden, this can make a handy contained space or a good breakout zone if you are organising a conference across several rooms.

It is 56.8m², measuring 7.9m by 7.2m and is 7m tall.


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