Building Layout

Building Layout

Manningham Uniting Church & Community Centre will:

  • Be open for hire, collaboration, innovation, creativity from Feb 2021
  • Offer flexible formal and informal spaces for large and intimate events, gatherings, meetings, workspaces.
  • Be fully climate controlled, well served with wifi and audio-visual services, acoustic treatment
  • Be fully accessible (DDA Compliant)
  • Provide an onsite underground carpark with lift access into the main building
  • Be a place where you, your business, or community group can belong, contribute and be.

There will be numerous opportunities, both internally and externally for varied, diverse encounters for across and together with all age and interest groups.
How will you engage within this space? How do you see your group or business utilise this space? independently or in partnership? What can you imagine?

Break down of spaces

Larger spaces

Brick Church (200m2)

  • Dedicated Sanctuary
  • Flexible seating for up to 150 persons
  • Formal and informal settings
  • Carpet tile floor
  • Ideal for worship, formal gatherings, weddings

Auditorium (314m2)

  • Flexible seating for up to 200 persons,
  • theatre or function style
  • Adjacent storage, Green room
  • Carpet tile floor
  • Theatre lighting
  • Ideal for larger gatherings

Community Space #1 (97m2)

  • Pre-school size furniture,
  • Suits up to 15 children with parents and staff
  • Part wet area, part carpet tile floor
  • Kitchenette, accessible toilet, kids wash area
  • Wide-opening door access to community space terrace
  • Capability to open to adjacent Community #2
  • Ideal for preschool, primary aged children’s functions

Community  Space #2 (113m2)

  • Flexible, open space for up to 50 persons
  • Carpet tile floor
  • TV on wall
  • Wide-opening door access to community space terrace
  • Capability to open to adjacent Community #1
  • Ideal for all age usage

Community Space Terrace (139m2)

  • Softfall surface outdoor, secured, play and entertaining space
  • Water, NG BBQ connection points available
  • Accessible from Community #1 and #2
  • Ideal for use in conjunction with community spaces

Ancillary Cafe & Terrace (144m2)

  • Flexible, well spaced seating for 60-70 patrons
  • Outdoor terrace seating for 30
  • Vinyl plank flooring, acoustic treatment, aircon
  • Caters for people of all ages and abilities
  • Ideal for after hours group use

Foyer (350m2)

  • Large linking space between building access points and facilities on ground floor
  • Hard paved flooring, acoustic treatment
  • Ideal for large gatherings, as break out or overflow area, or displays

Community Kitchen (44m2)

  • Fully equipped commercial kitchen
  • Double ovens and cooktops, commercial dishwasher
  • Pantry with upright fridge and freezer
  • Two serveries into foyer
  • Ideal to support functions, cooking classes

Smaller Spaces

Historic Timber Church  (60m2)

  • Restored pews or flexible seating for 40 people
  • Timber floor
  • Independent site access
  • Serviced by the kitchenette/amenities in the Brick Church Undercroft
  • Ideal for boutique weddings, functions

Brick Church Undercroft (100m2)

  • Suits up to 50 persons
  • Flexible seating
  • Part vinyl, part carpet tiles floor
  • Kitchenette/amenities shared with Timber church
  • Ideal for stand alone use

Retreat (24m2)

  • Lounge seating for 6-10 people
  • Carpet tile floor
  • Window to auditorium
  • Adjoining accessible toilet with baby change
  • Ideal for small groups, mums and babies

Youth Hub (50m2)

  • Screened open space off foyer
  • Lounge and homework desks
  • Carpet tile floor
  • Ideal for young people to catch up, youth programs, small groups

Conference Room  (68m2)

  • Suits meetings of up to 30 persons
  • TV on wall
  • Ideal for after hours group use

Meeting Room #1 (22m2)

  • Upstairs (access via lift or stairs)
  • Suits meetings of up to 6 persons
  • Access directly from open office space
  • Ideal for small group meetings

Open Office Space (200m2)

  • Shared open workstations with Manningham UC
  • Upstairs (access via lift or stairs)
  • Kitchenette, toilets, utility space
  • Ideal for start-ups, contractors, work from home entities