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St Mary's Social Club and Parochial Hall (The Proke) Batley

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  1. St Mary's Social Club is a major function, party and conference venue with two well-stocked bars and useful kitchen facilities and a social hub with various weekly activities including dances, Singing for Fun, karate, theatre group, bingo etc

    • The ballroom/auditorium/theatre suitable for a range of social and family parties, large conferences, shows etc and comfortably holds 140 people or more and features a large stage.

    • We also have two other public rooms, which can accommodate different sized groups of up 50 persons for a range of activities.

    • Our Lounge is well used for funeral wakes and Christenings, small family parties and get-togethers.

    • The Green Room Basement, with kitchen and toilets, is newly decorated and is used for coffee mornings, meetings, and of course as a dressing room for theatre productions and stage shows.

    • Upstairs we have an active Dance Studio with full length mirrors and side bars with exclusive toilet facilities.

    • Wireless broadband is available in every room.

    • Plenty of car parking space outside and on street

    Please see our website for full details of our regular functions, i.e social dancing, Singing for Fun, karate, bingo etc.

    Also, we have an online enquiry form and a booking form for all private functions, both are available on the website.


Michelle Richardson
Booking Secretary
07896 974429
St Mary's Social Club

St Mary's Social Club and Parochial Hall Melton Street, Crossbank, Batley WF17 8PT

01924 473821

Organisation last updated

  1. 13 February 2023

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  1. St Marys Hall, Melton Street, Carlinghow, Batley, WF17 8PT
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings. Fully accessible toilet
    4. There is a loop system. Please contact the venue if you need further information. Loop system
    Level or ramped access to all rooms except the first floor studio, which has two stairways and a wheelchair lift from the main foyer. Ramped access to the main entrance. Full toilet facilities, including for disabled persons, on all three floors.


  1. The venue, St. Mary's Parochial Hall, was built in 1935 as the parish hall of St. Mary's R.C.Church. In 1970 the membership organisation now known as St. Mary's Social Club and Parochial Hall was established to manage the building and develop links with the wider community, which become stronger year by year. Since 1992 successful efforts have been made to invest much time and money to refurbish and upgrade the premises and the immediate environs.

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