Facilities for Hire

The Priory School has a range of facilities for hire available to both organisations and groups. The facilities are available between:

  • 6pm and 10pm on weekdays
  • 10am and 10pm at weekends
  • Throughout the school holiday periods

The Wall

We are proud to run the biggest climbing wall in North Herts comprising a 7.5-metre climbing wall, almost a commercial centre in its own right, with traversing section, 17 ropes, plus overhang.

If you are interested in climbing and would like to book a session, you can do so through our partners at Climb Hitchin: https://climbhitchin.simplybook.it/v2/

If you are qualified or represent an organisation that would like to book exclusive use of the wall at £30 per hour, please send an email to lettings@priory.herts.sch.uk including your level of qualification and whether you have a risk assessment, SOP and safeguarding policy (if relevant).

Multi Use Arena

Outdoor, fully floodlit games arena measuring 110 metres by 55 metres. Marked out for tennis, netball, football (adult) and hockey with a porous macadam surface. Fully accessible with nearby disabled parking upon request. Five full-size netball courts; seven full-size tennis courts.

Sports Hall

Indoor arena measuring 30 metres by 16 metres with a Pulastic 2000 performance, shock-absorbing floor. Fully accessible changing rooms, toilet facilities and small viewing area. Nearby disabled parking upon request. A fully equipped classroom for training / meetings is also available.

Suitable for: 7-a-side football, basketball, indoor hockey, badminton (4 courts) and indoor cricket (4 nets).


Indoor arena measuring approximately 12 metres by 20 metres. Wooden floor marked out for basketball but also ideal for judo, karate etc as crash mats are available. Also available for table tennis, with up to 6 tables.

Booking costs inc 5% insurance

Facility Costs

There is a 3G pitch, seven tennis courts and five netball courts available for hire.

Main Hall £33.00 per hour
MUGA £33.00 per hour
Sports Hall £33.00 per hour
3G – Partners £75.00 per hour full pitch; £40.00 per hour half-pitch; £20.00 per hour quarter-pitch
3G – Non-partners £100.00 per hour full pitch; £55.00 per hour half-pitch; £30.00 per hour quarter-pitch
Climbing Wall £33.00 per hour (no instructor provided with this price)
Youth Football £22.00 per hour
Badminton Court £7.00 per hour per net
Cricket Nets £13.00 per hour per net
Tennis Courts (6 available) £16.50 per hour
Netball Courts £16.50 per hour
Football – Playing Field £16.50 per pitch per game for partners
Football – Playing Field £32.00 per pitch per game for non partners
Changing Rooms £11.00 per session
Gymnasium £28.00 per hour
Sports Hall Classroom £22.00 per hour
Community Letting £11:00 per hour

(Community groups are non-profit making and available to the whole community regardless of ability to play/ pay and at the direction of the Headteacher)

VAT will be chargeable at 20% for less than ten consecutive bookings. Community / charitable organisations particularly welcome at individually negotiated rates.

Please contact 01462 622 300 or lettings@priory.herts.sch.uk.

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