The Bridge

The Bridge – Hiring our Rooms

The Bridge is situated at 234 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AG adjacent to Shirley Park and behind Kent’s Hairdressers.  Subject to availability, we offer a range of rooms for meetings, conferences and other events for up to 200 people. Refreshments and catering can be arranged if necessary.

As a local church, we have a heart to be involved with and serve the local community in Shirley, and to make our building available for hire to organisations which align with our values including :

  • Local authorities and services
  • Charities and community organisations
  • The voluntary sector
  • Other churches and Christian organisations
  • Local schools

Please note that we do not usually hire to commercial organisations or private individuals.

Rooms available to hire are as follows:

  • Ground floor room – approx. size 15m x 18m (270sq. m) with high ceiling.
  • Seating for up to 200 people (theatre style) and 100 people (cabaret style).
  • Staging at one end of the room.
  • Built in screen, projector and AV facilities for presentations, etc.
  • Full PA System.
  • As well as comfortable chairs there are 10 circular tables which can be utilised for cabaret style seating.
  • Direct access to Kitchen for catering requirements.
  • Other rooms available nearby for break-outs.

The room has been used for meetings, conferences, dance shows, concerts, award celebrations, and exhibitions.

  • Ground floor room, approx. size 9m x 8m (72 sq. m).
  • Seating for up to 50 people.
  • Mixture of chairs, sofas and small round tables giving flexibility and a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Small kitchen area for the preparation and serving of drinks snacks, etc.
  • Windows with blinds on two sides of the room, giving a light airy feel to the room.
  • Direct access to the terrace and Shirley Park beyond.
  • Large flat screen TV with DVD player and facilities to connect laptops for presentations, etc.
  • Ground floor room, approx. 6m x 5m (30 sq. m).
  • Seating for up to 20 people.
  • Mixture of chairs and sofas, with additional chairs available as required.
  • Suitable for both relaxed and formal sessions.
  • Large flat screen TV with DVD player and facilities to connect laptops for presentations, etc.
  • Folding doors to enable it to be opened out into the foyer area for receptions, etc.
  • Ground floor room, approx. size 9m x 8m (72 sq. m).
  • Equipped with sofas, children’s tables and benches, ideal for craft and other children’s activities.
  • May also be adapted for adult use, with larger chairs and tables.
  • Large flat screen TV with Laptop connection.
  • Small kitchen area for drinks, snacks and messy crafts.
  • Ground floor room, approx. size 6m x 4m (24 sq. m).
  • Direct access to main hall and close to main entrance.
  • Commercial grade kitchen, suitable for preparing light refreshments, and cooking of meals.
  • Equipped with 2 fan ovens and hob unit, heating cabinet, microwave, and dishwasher.
  • Crockery and cutlery for up to 100 people.
  • Mugs for 150 people.
  • Situated on the first floor, with stairs and lift access, approx. size 10m x 9m (90 sq. m).
  • Open, light, and airy room, with minimal furniture, allowing flexible use – for drama. Sports, keep fit, etc.
  • Sound system installed, and portable screen, with projector available if required.
  • Rectangular folding tables and up to 60 chairs available.
  • Situated on the first floor, with stairs and lift access, approx. size 8m x 9m (72 sq. m).
  • Suitable for groups of up to 30 people.
  • Small kitchen area for light refreshments.
  • Large flat screen TV with DVD player and facilities to connect laptops for presentations, etc.
  • Rectangular folding tables and up to 30 chairs available.
  • Various games tables (pool, etc.).
  • For more information, details of hire charges and other booking enquiries please contact our reception.
  • Reception is open from 9.00am to 3.30pm Monday to Thursday, and messages can be left at other times.
  • Telephone number :0300 561 0300.
  • Or Email us at enquiries@thebridgeshirley.com
  • Postal enquiries should be sent to: The Bridge, 234 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull B90 3AG