Coronavirus Measures, The Village Hall and Rec

The Government is easing the lockdown. The latest regulation (dated 8 August) continues to permit use of the Hall, requiring users to wear face coverings (excepting specified activities such as keep-fit and dance classes where these are not required).
The Executive Committee of CRC reviewed arrangements and issued the following statement in the light of then-current Government regulations on Wednesday 17th June 2020 to be effective 4th July 2020:


The Hall is available for bookings. Not all clubs and other users will start immediately, making their own assessment of when is appropriate in the light of Government guidelines and their own assessment of risk.

The Rec has been much used informally by villagers and others over the summer. We are delighted! 

The playground and fitness equipment have been re-opened. Hand-sanitiser is provided. Users and parents will need to take appropriate measures and make their own assessment of risk.


The kitchen is closed and out of bounds. Male and female toilets are closed. The disabled toilet is to be used.

The Clubrooms are closed, Hirers are to use the Main Hall only.


Hirers are to ensure that their users socially distance and adhere to current government guidelines.

Users are required to wear face coverings, excepting users in exempt categories and those involved in exempt activities.

Use supplied hand sanitiser on entering and leaving the Hall.

Responsible hirer to wipe down door handles and used surfaces prior to and after use, using supplied hard surface disinfectant and paper towels. Waste bins are provided for disposal following wipe down.


The main entrance door should be locked during session to ensure no unauthorised entry.

It is recommended that gloves are worn when locking and unlocking the main entrance door.


Following any session the hall cleaners will disinfect the Hall floor and carry out a deep clean of all used areas.

These measures will be amended in the light of Government regulations as and when those are modified.

Village Hall

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A great venue for

  • private parties
  • courses
  • clubs
  • events
  • meetings (see meeting room hire)
  • wedding receptions


See Pictures and Brochure for more information 

  • All areas of the hall are fully accessible
  • Kitchen (refurbished 2012) - ovens, hobs, serving hatch, drainers, crockery
  • Hall  
  • Tables and chairs available
  • Heating,
  • Car parking for up to 40 vehicles
  • Club room with bar
  • Toilets 

The Recreation Ground

The Recreation Ground in Chieveley is run by the Village Hall Committee. It provides: 

  • One football pitches
  • Artifical cricket wicket
  • Children's play area with climbing frames, swings, slides
  • Multi-User Games Area
  • Skate Park
  • Tennis courts (run by Chieveley Tennis Club)
  • Bins for use by dog-walkers
  • Tree-lined walk around ground 

Regular users

The hall provides a home for many village activities, as well as being available for rent by others.  Regular users include:

The hall and grounds are run and managed by a committee which is made up of representatives of user groups and elected people. All are volunteers and give their time freely.