Hall Hire
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Freqently Asked Questions


Elphwood and the grounds it stands on is owned by the Scout association. The Group Executive Commitee along with its Trustees run and maintain the building and the land it resides on. We have a Group Scout Leader who is over all in charge of the safe running of Elphwood, he is Giles Page and he can be contacted on 07853 098820.

Giles should be your first point of contact for all general enquiries. Giles can also be emailed at gilespguk@gmail.com

Joy Morley is our hall hire manager. Joy deals with all aspects of the our hall, when it is available and any other matters relating to the hall. Joy can be contacted on 01992 714722 or 07905 554546 or you can drop her an email at joy.morley@virginmedia.com

Here is a direct link to our Hall Hire page

Elphwood is preliminary a Scout Group and its young people come first. Our hall is available to book whenever our three sections are not holding a regular meeting.

We also share our hall with Girlguiding and they are long-term hirers of Elphwood Hall, therefore in a nutshell, our hall is not normally available for hire from 3pm Monday to Friday.

Our hall is very popular and is usually fully booked up months ahead, especially during the spring and summer. Please make enquires at your earliest opportunity

Please contact Joy Morley on 07905 554546 for all bookings and availibility

Our building has two spaces to park cars with Elphwood. These are allocated to leaders only on the evenings they hold their meetings

When you hire our hall, these spaces are allocated to the hirers. Adjoining Elphwood is a public car park run by Epping Forest District Council. The car park holds 100 cars and is Pay and Display.

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You don’t have to be an adventurer like Bear Grylls to get involved with Scouting. Do you have first aid knowledge? Are you good with numbers? Handy in the kitchen? or are you a DIY whizz? We all have useful skills and you can volunteer and help in many ways.

Volunteering is free and easy, fun and flexible – how much time you give is completely up to you. Whether you help out once a fortnight, month, just at special events or camps, there is bound to be a role you can play, and no matter how you get involved, we'll make sure you're properly trained and supported.

Many of our helpers and leaders are parents of our young members because they’ve seen firsthand how Scouting benefits young people and want to give something back. It’s also a chance to spend more time with your children and learn new skills.

As long as you're over 18, you can help out as an adult volunteer in Scouting. There is no upper age limit for adult volunteers. If you are aged between 14 to 18, there is the option of becoming a Young Leader.

Speak directly to a section leader to discuss how you could become involved. If are completely new to scouting, please contact our Group Scout Leader; Giles Page on 07853 098820

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