Shirley Community Primary School

Learning for life

Nuffield Road, Chesterton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 1TF

01223 712252

The Shirley Community

About Us

The Shirley Centre is an initiative of the Governing Body of Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School.
The primary purpose of the Shirley Centre is to provide accommodation for educational, welfare and leisure activities for our own pupils and their families. We are also committed to ensuring that the excellent facilities at our school are used to benefit everyone in our local community of East Chesterton and beyond.

This website provides a summary of the areas that are available for hire by private individuals, community groups, charities and commercial organisations.

Booking enquiries should be addressed to: 

The School Business Manager
Shirley Community Primary School
Nuffield Road
Phone: 01223 712252
Fax: 01223 712253
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Indoor facilities

The Shirley Centre provides a variety of areas for hire which include 

   Capacity  Could be used for
Centre Hall

120 seated Parties, dance, fitness, martial arts, singing etc
School Hall  120 seated Seminars, presentations, large group meetings etc
Meeting Room 1  30   Small group meetings, educational classes etc 
Meeting Room 2  20 Small group meetings, educational classes etc
Centre Activity Room 30 Arts and crafts, flower arranging etc
School Activity Room 20 Arts and crafts etc
Centre Lounge  35 Informal meetings etc

Outdoor Facilities 


  Could be used for
Multi Use Games Area Wide variety of outdoor sports.
Playing Field (youth pitches only)  Youth team games, adult training.
Outdoor Performance Area  Singing, dance, theatre etc 
Car Park
(50 spaces outside school hours)
Car boot sales, fetes