Village Halls Publications

Community First members Model Documents can be provided. Information Sheets can be sent to you free of charge as PDF files via email. We will check your membership status and email the information usually the same day. Postage will be charged at £5.

Non Members Please see the price list below. Sheets will be sent to you by post or via email on receipt of your cheque.

To order copies of these publications contact the Community Buildings Team at Community First on 01684 312734 or email

Please give us the title of the publication, and the name of your community building.

Cheques should be made payable to “Community First” and sent to:

Community First,
52 Prospect Close
Malvern, Worcs
WR14 2FD

Model Documents £35 each, £10 to members.
Village Hall Good Management Toolkit
Model Hiring Agreement
Model Rules for Village Halls
Model Constitution Document: A for Freehold Properties
Model Constitution Document: B for Leasehold Properties

Village Halls Information Sheets £12 each. Free to members.

1. Planning Fees for Village Halls
2. Parish Council Help for Village Halls
3. Providing Services in Village Halls
4. Funding Trusts for Village Halls and Community Centres
5. Village Halls, Children and Young People
6. Village Halls and registration for VAT
7. Village Halls Insurance Cover
8. Storage in Village Halls
9. The Village Hall and its Premises Licence
10. Alcohol in Village Halls
11. The Charities Act 1992 & 1993 - 2006
13. The Performing Rights Society -Music Licence Charges
14. Asbestos
15. Health & Safety Legislation and Village Halls
16. How Green  is your village hall?
17. Trustees - Roles and Responsibilities
18. Village Halls and VAT on Building Work and Other Purchases
19.Marketing your village hall
20 Health and Hygiene in Village Halls
21. Overnight Accommodation in Village Halls
22. Managing employees and volunteers
23. Steps for funding the fabric of community buildings
24. Village Halls and Payment of Rates
25. Accessibility in Village Halls
26. Coping with VAT on Fuel and Power
27. Village Halls and social clubs
28. Creating a  Business Plan
29 Bingo in Village Halls
30 Village Hall: Heating
31. Recruiting and retaining volunteers
33. Gaming and Lotteries
34. Sale of Goods
35. Trustee Liability and Trustee Indemnity Insurance
36   Village Halls run by Parish Councils as Sole Trustees
37  Fire Safety in Village Halls
38 Short guide to security in Village Halls
39  Village Halls and Incorporation
40  Village Halls and their governing documents
41  Accounting and Village Halls

42 Equality in Village Halls