Information Sheets

ACRE has produced a range of guidance for those managing village halls. These range from books, reports, information sheets, model documents and checklists. A list of the available publications is on the ACRE website.

Request information sheets

The information sheets below are available on request from Tracey Morgan, Village Halls Advisor at CAN – contact or call 01670 517178.

Village Hall Information Sheets

1. Planning fees for village halls

2. Parish council help for village halls

3. Providing services in village halls

4. Data Protection for village halls and community buildings

5. Village halls, children and young people

6. Village halls and registration for VAT

7. Village hall insurance cover 

8. Storage in village halls

9. Entertainment in village halls

10. Alcohol in village halls and addendum (under review)

11. The Charities Act 2011 

12. Village halls and car parks

13. Withdrawn – incorporated into sheet 9 (Entertainment in Village Halls)

14. Asbestos 

15. Health & safety legislation and village halls

16. Not in use

17. Trustees – roles and responsibilities

18. Village halls and VAT on building work and other purchases 

19. Marketing your village hall

20. Health and hygiene in village halls (under review)

21. Overnight accommodation in village halls 

22. Managing employees and volunteers

23. Planning an extension or refurbishment or new build village hall 

24. Village halls, rates, waste and water 

25. Making your village hall accessible (under review)

26. Coping with VAT on fuel and power supplies 

27. Village halls and social clubs (under review)

28. Creating a business plan 

29. Bingo in village halls

30. Village hall heating 

31. Village hall flooring

32. Recruiting and retaining volunteers 

33. Gaming and lotteries 

34. Sale of goods in village halls

35. Trustee liability and trustee indemnity insurance 

36. Village halls run by parish councils as sole trustee

37. Fire safety in village halls 

38. Short guide to security in your village hall 

39. Village halls and incorporation

40. Village halls, governing documents and title deeds

41. Accounting and village halls 

42. Equality in village halls (under review)