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Chaucer Centre

chaucer centreThe Chaucer Centre provides an ideal, comfortable venue for training, meetings and conferences, situated in a refurbished former school building.

We have a large, free car park, on-site catering and facilities to meet all your training and development needs.


Rooms for hire

We offer 10 versatile meeting rooms for a variety of uses from interviews to large seminars for up to 100 people.

PhotoRoom details
Room A

Room A

44.72 m2,
16 x committee

Room B

Room B

45 m2,
25 x cabaret

Room C

Room C

45.20 m2,

20 x committee

Room D

Room D

44.66 m2,

25 x cabaret

Room E

Room E

17.89 m2,

7 x easy style

Room G

Room G

44.38 m2,

12 x committee

Room H

Room H

63.77 m2,

10 x committee, 36 x cabaret, 50 x theatre

Room L

Room J

60 m2,

24 x committee,
36 x cabaret, 50 x theatre

Room L

24 x cabaret



Room M

Room M

23 x easy style



Middle Hall

Middle Hall

£123.77 m2,

32 x committee,
50 x cabaret, 80 x theatre

Main hall

Main Hall

195 m2
100 x cabaret 120 x theatre

ICT suite

ICT Suite

12 x PC stations

Book a room

To make a booking, call us on 020 8288 5601 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm) or email


Services available include:

  • unlimited wi-fi
  • remote hot desk area
  • photocopying
  • hearing loop
  • direct fax facilities
  • free on-site parking
  • on site restaurant and pre-booking catering facilities
  • patio and gardens
  • ICT room with 12 PC workstations

Opening times

  • 8am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday 

Restaurant, hospitality and refreshments

Chaucer kitchen 2 

The Chaucer Restaurant is open Monday to Friday from 7am until 3.30pm.

A selection of breakfast products is available from 7am until 11am to eat in or take away. Fresh salads and hot lunches are served between 11.30am until 2.30pm.

A selection of freshly made deli produce, snacks and hot and cold drinks is available throughout the day.

Our caterers - Gosto Fino

Gosto Fino offers a wide range of breakfast and lunchtime options with a buffet style lunch and salad bar, as well as a selection of freshly made sandwiches and paninis.

The team also serve freshly ground Italian coffee throughout the day, which is available for take away or enjoyed in the restaurant or in the garden area

Hospitality menu and booking form

The hospitality brochure for meetings, functions and events is available to view and order through the links below.

Please contact the catering manager with any queries regarding your requirements

Tel: 020 8288 5606


Price list

Room hire

The minimum booking time for all rooms is two hours.

RoomFull dayHalf dayPer hour
Room A£103£65£24
Room B£103£65£24
Room C£103 £65 £24
Room D£103£65£24
Room E£82£52£18
Room G£103£65£24
Room H£88£57£20
Room J£185£130£45
​Room L​£103£65​£24​
​Room M​£103£65​​£24
Middle Hall£231£157£55
Main Hall £293 £185 £65
ICT Suite£150 £75 N/A
​Combi room (L and M)£160​​£100£30​

Cancellation charges

Bookings cancelled within 10 working days of the booking are subject to a late cancellation fee:

100% of the room hire fee if cancelled within 2 working days of the booking date.

25% of the room hire fee or £48 minimum, if cancelled between 3 and 10 working days.

Charges for equipment and other services

ItemFull dayHalf-day
Laptop£10 £5
Data projector£10£5
Wireless Microphone£10£5

Photocopying (non-Merton staff) costs 10p per black-and-white and 20p per colour copy.

Other items of equipment (e.g. flipchart, speakers) are included in room hire costs.

How to find us

The Chaucer Centre,
Canterbury Road,

Google map

  • Car: sat-nav SM4 6PX (we have free on-site parking)
  • Rail: St. Helier Station (10 minute walk)
  • Tube: Morden Underground (Northern Line) 10-15 minutes walk
  • Bus: 80, 151, 154, 157, 164, 280, S1, S4
  • Tram: Mitcham tram stop

Contact us

Telephone: 020 8288 5601