This charming cottage is a smaller venue suitable for small group meetings and activities and children's birthday parties.

The cottage is situated next to Richmond Village Green where there is a children's playground.


Corner London & Pavitt Streets, Richmond, Christchurch(external link)


For hiring requests and information contact us on 03 941 8999.

  • $12.30 per hour community group
  • $21.00 per hour self-employed tutor
  • $31.50 per hour private social functions
  • $63.00 per hour commercial events, seminars and corporate events
  • $30.50 per hour community events and fundraisers
  • $66.50 security charge to ensure that the facility has been left fit for purpose
  • $500.00 bond required for social bookings.
  • $150 cleaning charge retained from the bond if the venue is not left fit for purpose
  • 30 standing
  • 25 seated
Conditions of hire

Conditions of use when hiring a Council facility

Health and safety

As part of the rental agreement the hirer accepts legal responsibilities to meet evacuation plans, health and safety responsibilities and to act as the facility warden. All users are required to complete a 'pre use' form before they use Richmond Neighbourhood Cottage. These must then be signed, dated and left in the plastic drop box in the foyer of the centre. The box is cleared once a week.

Hours of hire Richmond Neighbourhood Cottage is available for hire Monday to Sunday, 9am  to 9pm.
Alcohol The consumption of alcohol is not permitted in this facility.
Equipment available

Main room

  • 6 assorted tables
  • 20 chairs, 3 couches, 3 armchairs
  • The facility has wall-mounted heaters
  • Three power points


  • Zip water heater
  • Microwave
  • Small fridge
  • Wash up sink and benchtop

Users are required to supply their own crockery, tea towels, washing up cloths, rubbish bags and cleaning liquids.

No community facility has Council free wifi.

Catering No organised catering offered.
Disabled access This centre has disabled access and an accessible toilet.
Parking There are 10 car parks in front of the facility and four car parks to the rear of the property.