The Grove

The Town Council’s administrative offices are situated at The Grove, Stockingate, South Kirkby, WF9 3QF and were acquired in 1987, prior to which, the building was a convent.

Facilities provided include: the council chamber which can be used for visits e.g school visits and school council meetings (including children’s school council meetings) and can also be used for your personal or business meetings.

We offer children’s school council visits for free.

The Grove

We also have a computer room upstairs in The Grove with 8 PCs and 2 PCs downstairs for disabled access and a smaller meeting room that is available to use.

The majority of Town Council meetings are held in the council chamber which has accommodation for councillors, public and press (30 maximum).

Meeting facilities can be made available to community groups, schools and local businesses by prior arrangement with The Town Council office – The Grove on 01977 642159 or email us on

The Grove Hall

The Grove Hall provides facilities for larger functions, concerts, weddings and conferences and is situated immediately to the rear of The Grove. A large car park is available and the woodland grounds provide an ideal setting for outdoor activities and photographic opportunities.

As well as being hired out for private functions there are also various community groups that use The Grove Hall and they are listed below.

Also listed below in the images are weekly activities and one off events at Langthwaite Business Centre


Booking the hall

The first port of call for booking The Grove Hall is via the caterer, Craig Gallimore and his team from A & S Catering, even if your booking does not require food.

You can reach Craig on 01977 326362 (Catering Office) / 07789 683374 (Mobile)

To view the website that covers only The Grove Hall specifically and for more information on The Grove Hall please visit

In-House Catering

All our catering is done in house by award winning chef, Craig Gallimore and his team from A&S Catering Services. Where else can you have your menu tailored to suit your needs and budget by a multi award winning chef?

Your meals will be cooked using only the highest quality, locally sourced produce. From canapes to a gourmet meal, you are assured the best, always.

The Grove Hall… exclusively yours.