St Laurence Centre

A venue for meetings, conferences, receptions, functions and training days

We are currently recruiting for a centre manager. While the role is demanding, it is also very satisfying, working with local people to create a sense of community and provide facilities for their celebrations, activities and events.

We requires someone who enjoys a public-facing role and is also good at admin. Details here.

Jubilee Room & Coffee Bar

The Jubilee Room has been recently refurbished and can safely hold up to 25 people. The Coffee Bar can safely hold up to 30 people. In all areas, chairs are spaced at a 1 metre distance. These figures are without tables. Tables may be used, with reduced capacity.

We are using the Youth Room as a storage space for all items that have been used, where they will be quarantined for 72 hours.


Our usual prices are on the Centre Leaflet.

All rooms have excellent natural daylight, and good blackout can be arranged in the Jubilee Room; there is stair-free access to all parts of the building with access to facilities for making or serving refreshments. We have on-site parking and disabled toilet facilities.

For more information or to book, please ring us on 020 8698 9706, or email:

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We are thrilled to be able to help the local community get back together again in these difficult times.
We offer a Covid-secure place to meet and re-build relationships for groups and organisations who have suffered as a result of the pandemic.

Who we are

Situated at the heart of the Borough of Lewisham, St Laurence Centre is a purpose-built community hub that has been serving the people of Lewisham and Catford for over 50 years.

The high standard of accommodation at the Centre makes our unique venue suitable for professional and commercial organisations as well as community groups and charities. St Laurence Centre is also appropriate for religious ceremonies of all faiths.

The Central Hall

Even with the current restrictions, the Central Hall can hold up to 90 people safely for a conference, meeting or performance. It has a fully equipped commercial kitchen so you can do your own catering, or use caterers.