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How to book

Make a booking enquiry

or email Merton.ArtSpace@merton.gov.uk


  • Size of room: 22.05m length x 12.10m width x 5.87m height
  • Room capacity: 300 standing / 200 seated
  • Full use of Exhibition Room 1 and Exhibition Room 2 is included within the price

A flexible space in the heart of Wimbledon, with great transport links to central London and the surrounding areas. Merton Arts Space includes use of a professional lighting and sound system, flexible stage and projection facilities. It is available outside of library opening hours only, with access via Compton Road. Hire of the Arts Space also includes full use of the exhibition rooms, which can be used for breakout space, dressing rooms or rehearsal space.

Suitable for

  • Theatre performances
  • Presentations and seminars
  • Music and comedy events
  • Rehearsal space
  • Product launches


  • Monday - Friday: 7pm – 11pm
  • Saturday: 5pm – 11pm
  • Sunday: 9.30am – 11pm


  • Professional lighting and sound system
  • Projection facilities
  • Flexible staging
  • Circular tables x 8
  • Seating x 200 (adult chairs)
  • Drinks trolley
  • Tea making facilities
  • Fully accessible to disabled users
  • Free Wi-Fi (with a library card)
  • Full use of exhibition rooms 1 and 2


20% concession for voluntary groups, residents’ associations, and statutory bodies.5% discount for block bookings of 5 or more, 10% discount for block bookings of 10 or more.


Price per hour during library opening hours

Price per hour outside of library opening hours

Price per hour on Sundays

Main Arts Space

(price includes use of Exhibition Rooms 1 and 2)

Not available during library opening hours



Exhibition Room 1



(minimum two hour booking)


(minimum two hour booking)

Exhibition Room 2



(minimum two hour booking)


(minimum two hour booking)

Exhibition Room 1 and 2 combined



(minimum two hour booking)


(minimum two hour booking)

20% discount on provision of a charity number

Library Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 9.30am -7pm
Saturdays: 9.30am - 5pm

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions of hire


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How to get here

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Wimbledon Library, Compton Rd, Wimbledon SW19 7QA

Bus: 93, 57, 131, 152, 163
Nearest Tube and Train: Wimbledon


Email: Merton.ArtSpace@merton.gov.uk

Telephone via Wimbledon Library: 020 8274 5757