Room Hire

Did you know WAC has rooms available to hire?

Situated beside the Ashton Canal, less than a five-minute walk from Cemetery Road tram stop, our Lock Cottage and Clubhouse are the ideal rooms to book for your meetings, workshops or classes.

Why not add a kayaking session for the perfect day out!

For further information or, if you would like to make a booking enquiry please complete the following form and a member of staff will be in touch. Alternatively, contact us by telephone or email.

Room Hire Enquiry Form | | 0161 301 2673

Frequently asked questions


We have a small on-site car park which can accommodate six cars. If you require additional car parking spaces, please contact us in advance to discuss alternative arrangements.


Clubhouse - 5.56m x 3.9m and 7.35m x 3.77m

Lock Cottage - 6.5m x 3.29m

Refreshments and catering

You will have access to tea and coffee making facilities. Any catering must be arranged by groups themselves. We have a kitchen available for use in the Clubhouse.


If prior notice is given, we can provide: a flip chart; pens; an overhead projector and access to a printer (located upstairs in our main office).

Room capacity

Clubhouse – up to 20 people.

Lock Cottage – up to 10 people.


Wi-fi access is available.

Is WAC accessible?

We try to make WAC as accessible as possible. If there is anything you would like to know in advance, please contact the team for further information.

WAC is a five-minute walk from Cemetery Road tram stop and the nearest bus stop.

On-site car parking is available (more above) but access is shared with our neighbour. Metal gates are used – should you require assistance please contact us in advance to make arrangements.

More detailed directions are available on our website (

Clubhouse – large (dimensions above) open plan area with wide range of seating available. All on one level, no steps or stairs. Three accessible toilets, two with Doc M installations. Car park located on-site and is approximately 30 metres from the Clubhouse.

Lock Cottage – small (dimensions above) downstairs meeting room with wide range of seating available. One downstairs accessible toilet with Doc M installation. No steps or stairs. Car park approximately 5 metres from the Lock Cottage.


Clubhouse – £20 per hour.

Lock Cottage – £15 per hour.