Free hire of Mote Hall

In partnership with Maidstone Leisure Trust, we are offering one free hire of Mote Hall at Maidstone Leisure Centre to five community groups or charities in the borough during 2024/2025.

The free let only covers the cost of hire for Mote Hall. Additional costs for staffing, set up and down, equipment, lighting, sound and other costs will still be chargeable.

Who can apply

Local community groups and charities who have an event coming up between 1 May 2024 and 31 March 2025 are being invited to submit an application by midnight 31 March 2024.

Priority will be given to those groups who fall into any of the following categories:

  • sporting or cultural events
  • events which are unlikely to go ahead without the free hire
  • non-profit events
  • events which support young people and other target groups
  • organisations which have not previously been granted a free hire


Organisations should contact the Programme Manager at Maidstone Leisure Centre, Carla Still, before submitting their application to make sure the days and times they would be looking to secure are available. Email or phone on 01622 220232.

As part of the application process applicants will need to produce and prepare an income and expenditure analysis for the event. Successful applicants will need to make their risk assessment available to the leisure centre at least 2 weeks before their event.

Applications close at midnight 31 March 2024 and successful applicants will be notified week beginning 8 April 2024.

If you would like further information please email or phone 01622 602560.