Spaces Available for Hire

Aldersgate Centre provides a unique modern space in the centre of Christchurch for a variety of functions and events, and is available for business and community groups to hire. From conferences and meetings, weddings and celebrations, to community gatherings and faith-group activities, we will have a space that works for you. Spaces and configurations are highly flexible, and being a new building you can be assured its seismic resilience has been constructed to meet Importance Level 3 (the additional seismic performance required, for example, for conference centres, stadiums and airport terminals) and it rests on seismically strengthened ground. Further information on specific rooms for hire is included below, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Services & Facilities Available

  • All rooms for hire on ground floor
  • Commercial-rated full kitchen available
  • Separate tea-coffee servery area with instant hot water and steriliser
  • 14 gender-neutral toilets with accessible and family units
  • Guest wifi access throughout building
  • Underfloor heating ensures a comfortable 21 degrees
  • Heat recovery ventilation system constantly draws in fresh air; no air is recirculated
  • Accessible from Durham Street and Chester Street West
  • Limited on site parking (accessed via Chester Street West).

A pdf document of the building layout and individual space details can be downloaded here.

Please email us for booking enquiries.

The following is an overview of the spaces and venues available for hire.

  • 8m x 15.5m
  • 125sqm + 15sqm vestry Max
  • 110 people seated or standing
The Chapel
  • 15.75m x 16m
  • 260sqm
  • 330-400 people seated in rows
  • 128-136 seated around tables
  • 600 standing
The Great Hall set up for a meeting
  • 400sqm approx
  • 500+ people seated in rows
  • Up to 250 seated around tables
  • 700 standing
Wedding in the Great Hall and Chapel. Photo: Helen Oakes
  • 8.25m x 8.75m
  • 72sqm
  • 80-100 people seated in rows
  • 32 seated around tables
  • 130+ standing
Wananga Room
  • 14.5m x 5.5m
  • 80sqm
  • 120+ people standing
  • 152sqm
  • 250+ people standing
Event in the Lounge and Wananga Room
  • 10.4m x 5m
  • 52sqm
  • 80+ people standing


Toi Gallery

Whakamaumahara contemplative garden with seating and water feature.


Huritau garden
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