Draper Hall Info

Draper Hall, a busy community hall at the heart of The Elephant and Castle, London SE1. Run by the volunteers but managed in a professional manner for everyone to use for a variety of events.


Our hall is available to hire and we give priority to residents of The Draper Estate. The Hall has a MAXIMUM capacity of 80 people. Due to fire regulations we can not accept bookings for more people than this. The Hall is available from 8am until 9pm for conferences, seminars, read-throughs, dance and theatre rehearsals, as well as yoga, dance and music classes. We have recently enlarged our garden, which is hard paved with borders.  For further inquiries please email us at: hallhire@drapertogether.org

We charge per hour for the Hall interior:

£40 Private hire
£30 Charities working with our community (subject to agreement)
£15 Draper Estate residents (subject to agreement)
£15 Classes with free resident access (subject to agreement)
£60 Businesses

A £35 booking and administration fee and a £250 returnable deposit for all bookings

Spaces available to hire:

  • Kitchen with double oven and dishwasher
  • Hall, seating 80 people
  • Office with four desk spaces hired by the day available for seminars, interviews and training sessions
  • A therapy room, for sports massage or counselling
  • A patio and garden for outdoor events and barbecues