Creswick Railway Workshops

Contact Name: Judy Henderson

Contact Phone Number: 0407622463

Contact Email: railwayworkshops@gmail.com

Venue Street Address: Goods Shed: Raglan St ; Station Building: Victoria St, Creswick, 3363

Is the venue able to be booked by the public? Yes

Description of Venue: The station building has a meeting room, a function room, a small intimate space suited to interviews or consultancy meetings and well equipped kitchen facilities. Kitchen is registered with Hepburn Shire as Class 2. There is an open fire place available by appointment (need to organise wood), and excellent gas heating.

Is the venue open to the public, when and what times? Open to the public when a public event being held such as the monthly Creswick Community Bazaar and kids fun days.

Currently workshops are held in stone carving and woodwork in the goods shed. There is also a monthly MOSAICS Class.

The signal box is suitable for meetings and features lots of natural light and views of the surrounding landscape : note stair access only.

Access: Disabled access to Station Building. (Access to Goods Shed is via 3 steps until Ramp is undertaken)
Toilets: Toilets outside the Station building: 2 male, 1 female, 1 disabled ; Toilets inside Goods Shed building : 2 universal access (disabled)

There is ample off street parking in the surrounding grounds.

Types of events which are run/held: Regular users : Sisters of Creswick, Creswick State School, St Augustine Primary School, CWA, Tipplers, Council and U3A. The venue is also suitable to be hired for community workshops, meetings and training. Suitable private functions include New Years Eve parties, birthdays, weddings and family reunions.

Distance from Melbourne: 129 km

Is the venue open to the public, when and what times? Open to the public when a public event being held such as markets and kids fun days.

Classes and workshops also open for public enrolment.

If the venue is available for hire, how do people hire the space? Contact Judy Henderson: 0407622463 and complete Expression of Interest form.

Floor Dimensions: Meeting room: 4 x 4 metres ; Function room: 7 x 4.9 metres

Seating Capacity: Meeting space: 12 ; Function room: 40 ; Signal Box: 15

Seating available on-site? 5 square cafe tables and 20 matching chairs ; Function room: 180 chairs 5-7 round tables and 13 trestle tables ; Signal Box 1table, 6- 8 chairs, 3 low backless couches

Access: Disabled access

Toilets: Toilets outside the Station building: 2 male, 1 female, 1 disabled ; Toilets inside Goods building

Kitchen: Compliant kitchen featuring fridge, microwave, stove/oven, 2 urns, dishwasher, drinks fridge, popcorn maker, waffle maker, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery for 100

Stage: No

Technical equipment: AV: overhead projector , DVD, PA system,