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Lettings and Facilities Hire

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Please visit our new facility for hire; The BASE

Sporting facilities, Exhibition space, Film / TV Location, Conventions, Rehearsal space, Craft Fairs Fashions shows…..the list is endless - 57 x 37mts of Space.

Please contact us to discuss your needs.


Barking Abbey School has a variety of rooms that we can let. Please read the cover letter and download the lettings pack.For general enquiries, please contact Sharon O'Connell (Lettings Officer).

If you would like to hire the 3G pitch please click here.

Click here to download the Lettings Booking Form or alternatively click here to complete the online booking form

Sharon O' Connell (Lettings Officer)

Tel: 020 3967 7034


The Base facility hire BA Extras

The BASE is our new exciting and unique addition to Barking Abbey’s sports facilities. It provides the equivalent of 3 full size indoor netball/basketball/handball/ badminton courts and selected indoor sports. The versatile facility can also be used for corporate / exhibitions etc. Measures 57 x 37 metres.

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To check availability or if you require additional information about the facilities available, please contact Mrs. Sharon O’Connell on: 0203 967 7034

Please click here to see more images of The BASE.

Below you can watch a video of The BASE in action.

 Conference Room

Confrerence Room

Conference Room Facility (Sandringham Road) £25 per hour

Sports Hall

  • Sports hall hire. Our sports hall has a full size basketball court with a gallery seating area.

  • Flooring is specially designed for sports.

Boys & Girls Gyms

sports hall

  • The boys' gym flooring is specially designed for sports and has basketball court markings.

  • The girls' gym flooring is specifically for dance.

  • Size: 189sqm, Capacity 162.5

Dining Hall

  • The Dining Hall, built with the school in 1926, has woodblock flooring and some Art Deco details.

  • The Hall accommodates 100 people seated, with a maximum capacity of 150.

  • Toilets are directly accessible, via lobbies, from the Hall.

  • Tables and chairs are available for hire.

  • Use of Kitchens and servery area is included in the cost of hall hire.

  • Parking for 120 cars within school grounds

Upper School Assembly Hall

  • The Assembly Hall, is similar in character to the Dining Hall but larger and accommodates 250 people.

  • The Hall has a large performance stage with curtain and some lighting equipment.

  • Can be sub-divided by sliding partition.

  • Toilets accessed via adjoining corridors.

  • Tables and chairs can be arranged to suit function.

  • Use of the kitchens and servery with this hall can only be given when both halls are hired together.

  • Parking for 120 cars within school grounds.

  • Wheelchair accessible.

Lower School Assembly Hall

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  • The Assembly Hall, built with the school in the early 1930s has full-height windows on both sides, stands between 2 quadrangle gardens and accommodates 100 people seated/maximum capacity of 125.

  • The Hall has woodblock flooring, barrel-vault ceiling and a small performance stage with wings / curtain / lighting.

  • Toilets at either end of main school building.

  • Tables and chairs can be arranged to suit function.

  • No kitchen available with this hall.

  • Parking for up to 100 cars on the school site.

  • Wheelchair accessible.

Drama Rooms

  • Drama 1 - Size: 121sqm, Capacity 81.5

  • Drama 2 - Size: 62sqm, Capacity 42


Canteen (Longbridge Road) £35 per hour