Office Space & Room Hire

Shaddongate Community Resource Centre

Our fully accessible, modern building in Carlisle offers a wide range of facilities including Office Space, a recently refurbished Community Hall, a Changing Places Toilet, a Commercial Kitchen and rooms that provide excellent spaces for events including conferences, training sessions, workshops, interviews, meetings and/or one to ones.

As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, our room capacities have been reviewed and in many cases reduced.

We have also introduced covid secure measures to help keep staff, tenants and visitors safe.

Please contact us for full details.

The Shaddongate Community Resource Centre includes

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

“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

Please download a brochure here

Office Space





We have a range of office space to let on short or long-term basis. Rents are all-inclusive and rooms are currently available on the ground floor and the first floor. Access to communal kitchen areas can be provided although most rooms offer the opportunity to be self sufficient (with 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.”

Rooms for Hire

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.

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. It is currently used for a fitness class and a dance class each week and also at weekends.

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.

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. It can be used in conjunction with both the Eden Room and the Community Hall for groups cooking sessions/classes.

Meeting and Training Rooms

Gelt Room




On the ground floor is the Gelt Room, which offers excellent facilities as a training and/or meeting room – it can accommodate 20-30 people – and has an adjoining kitchen/break out area, ideal for catering and refreshments during the day. The Ground floor also has acceess to (accessible) toilet facilities.

Petteril Room





On the first floor, the Petteril Room is easily accessed via stairs or a lift and has space to accommodate 15-20 people. The room also opens out onto an open plan lobby area which can be used as a break out space, for networking and/or for catering and refreshments.

Eden Room





On the ground floor, the Eden Room provides an excellent space for up to 12 people. It is ideal for interviews, team meetings or training sessions and can also be used in conjunction with the Community Kitchen for group cooking sessions.

Caldew Room

The Caldew Room is on the ground floor and is ideal for 1:1 meetings.

Further details
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 Room Hire Brochure
Shaddongate Office Space Flier

Booking Form & Prices Shaddongate Room Booking Form

Cumbria CVS also has office space and rooms to hire in Barrow at our Lesser Kings Hall site.