Office Space & Room Hire

Shaddongate Community Resource Centre






Our fully accessible, modern building in Carlisle offers a wide range of facilities including the recently refurbished Community Hall, a Changing Places Toilet, a Commercial Kitchen plus meeting rooms available to hire for conferences, training sessions, workshops or one to ones.

The Shaddongate Community Resource Centre includes

  • Reception service (Monday to Thursday 10am-4pm)
  • Managed Wi-Fi
  • Induction Loop System
  • CCTV and secure access system
  • Disabled parking and fully accessible building with two lifts
  • Changing Places Toilet
  • Screens, projectors, flipcharts, display boards
  • PA System
  • Smart Board (Petteril Room)
  • Photocopying and laminating
  • Refreshments and catering (provided upon request)
  • Community Hall
  • Commercial Kitchen
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Office Space to Let

“Excellent, welcoming and friendly customer service would definitely recommend the venue to colleagues and will definitely use it again.”
Steve Robson – 
Cumbria Domestic Abuse Champions’ Network


The Shaddongate Community Resource Centre offers a variety of competitively priced rooms to meet your requirements from our large community hall to our smallest rooms suitable for one to one meetings.

The table below shows examples of popular rooms layouts and the maximum capacity. If you had something different in mind we would be happy to work with you to make your event a success.

Community Hall






Our Community Hall is a big modern space on the ground floor, perfect for large meetings or functions for up to 100 people, with a range of flexible configurations helping to make this space work for you.

The room can also be hired on an hourly basis for community groups, birthday parties or any type of activity or event that needs a large flexible space.

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Community Kitchen






The Community Kitchen is available to hire for groups looking for a commercial standard kitchen fitted with Gas Oven, Hob and Grill, Hot Water Boiler, Dishwasher and Microwave. The kitchen is perfect for cooking with groups, practical learning or could even be used as part of a community kitchen enterprise.

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Meeting and Training Rooms

Gelt Room

Our large training/meeting room offers a variety of options for 20-30 people with an adjoining kitchen/break out area ideal for catering and refreshments during the day.

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Petteril Room

On the first floor the Petteril Room is easily accessed via lift with space for 15-20 people. The room also opens out onto an open plan lobby area which can be used for catering and refreshments as well as networking.

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Eden Room






The Eden Room is located on the ground floor and is a suitable space for up to 12 people. The meeting room is ideal for interviews, team meetings or training sessions. It can also be used in conjunction with the Community Kitchen for group cooking sessions.

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Caldew Room








The Caldew Room is a small room ideal for 1:1 meetings

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Office Space






We have a range of office space to let on a short or long-term basis. Rents are all-inclusive and rooms are currently available on the ground floor and the first floor.

There are communal kitchen areas throughout the building and some offices also offer a built-in sink unit.

“The facilities at the Shaddongate Resource Centre are fantastic and such good value.  The building is inviting, spacious and has a really great feel. The staff are friendly and helpful. We couldn’t fault it and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it to others.”
Vikki Holliday – ADR Mediation

Please feel free to contact us to discuss your requirements or to arrange coming for a look around the Shaddongate Resource Centre.

For further details on any of the above, contact.

Cumbria CVS
01768 800350

Shaddongate Resource Centre Flier

Booking Form & Prices HERE

Cumbria CVS also has office space and rooms to hire in Barrow at our Lesser Kings Hall site. Please contact us for further information.