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Cathedral Halls


Halls Location

St Mary’s Cathedral Halls are situated on Huntly Street, near Aberdeen’s main thoroughfare, Union Street. All members of the community and groups are welcome. You do not have to be a member of St Mary’s Cathedral to use the Halls.

The entrance from Huntly Street is ramped, to provide easy access to all, and the ground floor has ramping throughout.

Main Hall

This spacious hall is situated on the ground floor, making access easy for all. Suitable for up to 100 people. Linked to the hall is a modern, well-equipped kitchen. Comfortable upright chairs and rectangular or round tables are available for use by groups. The Main Hall is also equipped with an audio/visual sytem with projector and screen.

Lower Hall

Access to the lower hall is by stairs located on the right inside the main entrance. Suitable for up to 50 people. It has a facility for making tea or coffee. There is a hoist to transport small items, such a food, from the main hall. Comfortable upright chairs and rectangular or round tables, are also available for use by groups.

Ogilvie Room

The Ogilvie Room is an ideal venue for small conferences or presentations. The room can comfortably seat 25 people and is equiped with a wall-mounted LCD screen.

Terms of Booking

All our halls our available for booking on a regular weekly or monthly basis; also for occasional use. The halls are open from 9.00am until 10.00pm (with extension, if appropriate). Before making a booking you are required to read the following terms and conditions:

 Terms and conditions of hall booking


Please note that if you are booking an event which involves the participation of children and/or vulnerable adults you must also, as the hirer, complete the following form:

  Agreement on the safe use of Cathedral premises

Hall Charges

Main Hall
Maximum capacity 100 persons.

Hourly Rate: £40.00 or £35.00 for regular users


Optional additions:

Use of Kitchen: £25.00

Hire of 1-5 tablecloths: £15.00

Hire of  6-10 tablecloths: £30.00

Use of Audio/Visual Equipment: £25.00.

Lower Hall

Maximum capacity 50 persons.
Hourly Rate: £35.00 or £30.00 for regular users

Ogilvie Room (Small conference room, not suitable for parties or other celebratory events.)

Maximum capacity 25 persons.
Hourly Rate: £35.00 or £30.00 for regular users.

The time required for setting-up and the time required for cleaning after the event must be figured into the total cost of the hire. Should you exceed your allocated time additional charges will be made.

The cost of the hire should be paid at least two weeks before the event, together with a £100.00 deposit, at which time you will receive a notice of acceptance of your booking. Failure to meet this deadline will mean cancellation. If the hall is required in less than two weeks, payment is due on booking.

Hall Booking Form

 Main Hall
 Lower Hall
 Ogilvie Room
 Yes (1-5 tablecloths)
 Yes (6-10 tablecloths

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To make an enquiry regarding a booking please contact the Cathedral office between the hours of 9.30am and 4.00pm on: 01224 640 160 or email.