Hire Facilities

Find out more about our great facilities for hire 

  • We have a large hall (100m2) which is regularly used for fitness/exercise classes (dance, yoga…), for entertainments and performances, as a pop up Cafe, for meetings, and for childrens parties and celebrations.
  • Adjacent to the hall (and included in hall lettings) is an excellent fully equipped kitchen, with a hatch providing easy access to the hall.
  • And for smaller meetings or social events, you can hire the either Room 1 or our Conference Room.
  • The Conference Room seats 15-20 people in comfort around a large table. Fast wifi is available throughout the building.
  • Room 1 is ideal for smaller meetings up to 8 people with table and chairs. It has its own corner sink with hot /cold water and with a vinyl floor covering it is ideally suited to clinical type activities or general 121 activities, counselling etc.
  • The Cabin is currently occupied by the Trussell Trust local Food Bank and operates as a hub for the area. It is not staffed to receive visitors.


The Hall

The Hall with 18 large tables and 100 chairs, stored in a special area at end of the hall. The kitchen serving hatch is to the rear of the hall toether with a wall-mounted TV screen (not set up to receive broadcasts). A high quality ceiling mounted projector faces an electronic screen on the end wall. Professional standard AV equipment is available.

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The contemporary semi-commercial kitchen (included in the hall booking, with a serving hatch to the hall) comes with twin induction 4 ring hobs , an oven, a commercial type dishwasher, a microwave, a large fridge / freezer, kettles + a constant feed hot-water dispenser and 3 sink facilities. Glassware (wine glasses etc), Crockery and cutlery is supplied for use.

More about the Kitchen



This recently refurbished Portacabin is stand-alone and self-contained.

It is adjacent to the main building, close to the Conference Room.

The Cabin is currently occupied 24/7 by the local Food Bank and is therefore not available to hire.


We have high-speed WiFi broadband internet fibred to the site, a baby-changing facility, disabilty access and toilets.


We supply: pots, pans, crockery and cutlery

You supply: tea, coffee, milk, sugar etc.

We supply: whiteboards and flipcharts

You supply: flipchart paper, water-soluble pens

For the latest news

COMMUNITEA CHINWAG comes to Saxmundham

Next Chinwag Tuesday 19th March at Fromus Centre 

10am – 12 Noon

Just come along on the day – It’s FREE to attend

The February launch event was a huge success – Don’t miss out!


Saxmundham Health PPG Film Club meet at Fromus Centre

Every 1st Sunday Monthly at 2pm

Register with the surgery and just come along on the day – It’s FREE

Next Film ‘Educating Rita

See here …  ‘PPG Film Club’

New Chair Based Yoga Classes at Fromus Centre

Classes run weekly 2pm – 3:30pm except 3rd Monday of each month

Gentle exercise and meet new friends over a cuppa

** Few spaces still available **

Entrance Door PIN Code

Each hirer now has a unique 4 digit door code which is configured to individual bookings. If you have not received your new ‘personalised’ code please email fromus.centre@gmail.com ASAP.
The code for the outside keybox remains unchanged.

NHS Midwives

 Please note that from 1 April 2023, the Community Midwives team will no longer be operating from Room 1 at The Fromus Community Centre. The Midwives team continue to operate from the Saxmundham Hub complex but have now relocated to Block A behind the new library. The Midwifery team can be contacted by text message only on 07710 716948. 

NHS Midwives + Childrens Services

We regret the Fromus Centre booking line telephone number is unable to assist with NHS or SCC Childrens Services appointment queries etc. Thank you.


Find Us

Opening Times

Seven days a week: 8am-10pm
(extensions by prior arrangement)

The Fromus Community Centre,
The Saxmundham Hub,
Street Farm Road,
Saxmundham, Suffolk,
IP17 1AL

The Fromus Centre is managed by the Saxmundham & District Community Interest Company, a company limited by guarantee.
The registered address is The Fromus Centre, Saxmundham Hub, Street Farm Road, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 1AL.
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