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Great event venue

We have used the venue on three occasions for public events. The staff are extremely accommodating... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
EssexHarrison2014
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London, United Kingdom
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Interesting as part of a visit

When in Braintree, it is worth taking in as part of a general exploration; visit Braintree Museum... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Bruce R
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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“Great event venue”
22 Jun 2018
“Too Many Smokers”
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Town Hall Fairfield Road, Braintree CM7 3YG, England
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We have used the venue on three occasions for public events. The staff are extremely accommodating and no ask is too big. The venues are fully accessible with lifts and wide doorways. Both rooms we used (Courtauld and Council Chamber) are clean, spacious with easy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EssexHarrison2014
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The town has a market on Wednesday and the stall holders steal all the blue badge places so anyone disabled has to walk 0.5 / mile. There is really nowhere to have a decent coffee unless you plan to get a mortgage out for a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

When in Braintree, it is worth taking in as part of a general exploration; visit Braintree Museum and discover the interconnecting history. Courtauld was responsible for the Town Hall, and he was part of the Hugenot families that brought silk-weaving to Braintree[Don't miss Warner's Silk...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 18 September 2017

On every visit the staff have always been very helpful and pleasant. This is a pretty building in the heart of Braintree, and is good for weddings. As it is in the town centre and there are no gardens for wedding photos but there is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gemma G
Reviewed 5 August 2017

As most people in Braintree I only get to really visit the Old Town Hall when accosted by those lovely ladies armed with clipboards outside Tesco's under the promise of sampling the likes of crisps or a new breakfast product. The function room host many...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Simon V
Reviewed 25 May 2017

These rooms are really special, Not very large, but absolutely ideal for a small/medium function. There are kitchen facilities, but outside caterers are required. It is possible to hire more than one room, which we did; using one for canopies and a larger room for...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank DrMIkeG
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A magnificent building in its own right. Go to see the original portraits of Bartram and Courtauld, the men who made modern Braintree. The Council Chamber is a wonderful room, with its set of historical murals of Braintree District. No longer a source of tourist...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Retyree
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Excellent location, lovely building, lovely atmosphere, great staff. We attended a family wedding at the Town Hall, which is now the towns Registry Office for civil ceremonies. It is a lovely old building with lots of character and a great staircase for capturing photos of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Jonathan T
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great council office and they really try to help you enjoy the town centre, not your usual town hall.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank AlistairJO
Reviewed 31 December 2015

While walking around in Braintree you cannot miss this beautiful building. It is well kept and the charming clock strikes every 15 minutes. It is a beautiful ring and strikes on the hour. The library is next door and Has its own charm. There is...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Leigh D
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Yes there is, a small 16 space car park can be used for guests
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