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Main Hall

The Main Hall will seat approximately 100 people for a dinner or 200 standing. It has a portable stage available, making it ideal for dramatic or musical events and a Kitchen available on request. The Booking charges can be found on the Town Hall hire page.

To Book, you can either download and print out the booking request form and return it to the Information Centre or call the number below.

Download booking form

For booking enquiries please ring the Information Centre on 01364 653426.

Please read our rules and regulations before booking any of the rooms above. Note that all music must stop at Midnight!

Please Note: There are certain times when these facilities are not available, for example, during Carnival Week (end June/early July) and The Dartmoor Artists Exhibition (2 weeks in July/August)

 Ashburton Town Hall - The Building
Ashburton Town Hall was built in 1850 by Lord Clinton to replace the 300 year old original wooden market hall. (a fantastic scale model of which can be found at Ashburton museum).

These days the town hall houses the Town Clerk's office, council meeting rooms and two large function rooms (booking details for these facilities are detailed in the left hand column of this page).

 Ashburton's Town Clerk

Mr Bruce Broughton
The town clerk’s role is everything from; administration of the town council to the sorting out of a broken bench. The clerk is the first point of contact for a lot of town issues. The clerk's office is always very busy as the residents make good use of the service provided by Ashburton Town Council. See below for the office opening times and contact details for members of the public.

I moved to Ashburton in 1971 with my parents and attended Ashburton primary school. After leaving school my first job was working in a hotel in the town. The last ten years have been spent working in an Ashburton based agricultural company.

 Deputy Town Clerk

Karen Turner
Karen has lived in Ashburton for over 10 years and involved with many organisations including The Courts Leet & Baron, The Royal British Legion, Affordable Housing and Carnival. She says this is her ideal job as she loves the community of Ashburton and being involved in all issues relating to Ashburton

Town Clerks Office Opening Times: 10.00am - 12.00 noon Mon - Thu
Address  Town Hall
North Street
TQ13 7QQ
Phone  01364 652142
Fax   01364 652142

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