Parish of Dundry, North Somerset
Parish of Dundry

 DUNDRY VILLAGE HALL

CRABTREE LANE

DUNDRY

BS41 8LN

 

 

The village hall is situated on the southern edge of the village adjacent to the village playing field. It is a highly valued community resource which is used extensively by many local groups for a wide variety of purposes such as wedding receptions, parties, dinner-dances, theatrical productions and shows, concerts, exhibitions, jumble sales and meetings.

 


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A Brief History

 

The new hall was built on Council owned ground in 1988. It replaces the original W.I. owned village hall which was sited next to The Dundry Inn at the centre of the village.

 

The hall was financed by a Woodspring grant but supported by a much larger figure donated by Dundry W.I. who gave their entire proceeds from the sale of the old W.I. hall plot. The hall was built and kitted out with chairs, tables and staging etc. from this money.

 

A further addition was completed in early 1994 to accommodate the playgroup and a committee room.

 

The hall was gutted by fire in an arson attack on 1st May 1994 but re-opened  on 6th December the same year.

 

A Village Hall Committee, comprising representatives from local user groups, was established to manage the ongoing funding, maintenance and development of the hall. The Committee has overseen many improvements to hall facilities including: