A Recap of Stalham Poppy Centre Facilities

The building is 800 m2 of useable space.  It has rooms available over two floors and has the benefit of a platform lift.  It is fully accessible so is ideal for people with disabilities.  It has ground source heating so will remain at a constant temperature throughout the year – there is no coming into a chilly building and waiting for the heating to kick in.  There is ample storage for regular user groups, who need storage in pursuance of their activities.  The building benefits from all the latest building regulations and guidelines making it an enjoyable space to use.  There is a video entry system in place for the protection and safe guarding of the users of the building.


MAIN HALL – There is a large hall which can comfortably seat 150 people and can be used for a variety of sporting, recreational, drama, conference, training types of events.  It includes a stage area, with curtains, which has back access.

KITCHEN – there is a good sized kitchen which can be used by users of the main hall for their event or booked separately for small cookery classes.  It includes a good size oven, microwave, fridge, large sink area, commercial dishwasher, washing machine and hatch to the main hall.  It has a window hatch to the outside to service events which may be happening on the playing fields.  (Please note if the playing fields are required permission needs to be sought from Stalham Town Council).

SPORTS CHANGING & SHOWER FACILITIES – there is a self contained area which comprises of two sets of changing rooms which can be used by either male/female or home/away teams, male/female toilets, referee/adult/manager room including shower, and a disabled toilet – accessed directly from the front of the building.  This area can also be accessed by adjoining doors in the male and female toilets should the space be required by users of the main building.

TOILETS – female toilets comprising of 3 cubicles with 2 hand basins and warm hand dryer, the male toilets comprise of 2 cubicles and separate urinals, with 2 hand basins and warm hand dryer,  There is also a disabled toilet/baby changing, shower and toilet facility with a warm hand dryer.  All the female and baby toilet areas are serviced with the necessary bins.

STORAGE – there is a drive in storage facility, which is primarily for the uniformed groups to store their camping equipment etc.  In the main hall there are storage cupboards down the length of the hall for weekly groups to keep their equipment.


DISABLED TOILET/SHOWER ROOM/BABY CHANGING – this is a facility for users of the first floor.

ACTIVITY ROOM 1/STALHAM COMMUNITY GYM – an activity space, primarily now being used by Stalham Community Gym, which is available for small activity groups, is serviced by its own tea/coffee making facility.

ACTIVITY ROOM 2 – this is a smaller space which can be used for small groups of approximately 12 people, it has the benefit of windows overlooking the playing fields and is serviced by its own tea/coffee making facility.

ACTIVITY ROOM 3 – a much smaller space suitable for 1:1 or up to 4 people for meetings.

If you are interested in making a booking please send an email to or collect a booking form from the Poppy Centre Charity shop or ring the booking secretary on 07483390168.

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