Hire a space at the SLT Fire Station

Built in 1881, the Old Fire Station in West Norwood has been the home of South London Theatre since 1967. Following an extensive renovation and restoration project we are delighted to be able to open our big red doors and offer a variety of spaces for hire.

Whether you are looking for space for a meeting, workshop, rehearsal, children's party, filming location or even a performance, we have a space to meet your needs.

If you have any questions regarding what you see here, please contact Bex, the Building Manager on bex@southlondontheatre.co.uk.

View our Spaces for Hire below

Fly Loft

A light, bright multi-use room ideal for meetings, exercise classes, rehearsals and children's parties featuring beautiful natural wood flooring.


70 Max


8.5 x 6.2m (570 sq ft)

Kit Room

Slightly smaller than the Fly Loft, with good natural daylight and a welcoming ambience.


25 Max


8 x 5m (430 sq ft)

Watch Room

The home of our exhibition about the history of the Old Fire Station, the Watch Room is a small meeting room with added historical interest, situated just off the foyer.


15 Max


4 x 4.5m (195 sq ft)

The Library

The Library is a good-sized room with good light, great views and a peaceful atmosphere.


10 Max


4.5 x 4.5m (218 sq ft)

Theatre Auditorium

Newly refurbished 'black box' theatre, with flexible seating for audiences of up to 100, and a professional theatrical sound and lighting system. This versatile performance space is occasionally available for external hire, subject to the approval of The South London Theatre Centre Ltd (SLT).


100 Max


10 x 11m (1370sq ft) including wing space

Club Room Bar

During the day, the Club Room is available for hire for meetings and workshops (excludes bar hire).


90 Max


7.5 x 7m (565sq ft)

Building Facilities

Projector and screen, flipcharts, and portable PA system are available on request.

High-speed WiFi is accessible throughout the building, and a portable T-loop is available in all rooms.

There is lift access to floors 1 & 2 and there are WCs on all floors.

We're able to provide refreshments (tea, coffee and biscuits) for your event. A variety of local cafes and restaurants can provide bespoke catering and come highly recommended.

We also have a wide range of technical equipment available for hire.

Happy Hirers

Westwood Health

Westwood Health operates out of one of our third floor rooms, offering Osteopathy, Cranial Osteopathy and Biodynamic Osteopathy.


Various Counsellors operate from The Library

Reboot Fitness in the Watch Room

Reboot Fitness operates out of the ground floor Watch Room.
Reboot fitness offers:
Personal training and small group classes
Small Group Training
Lunch Box (lunchtime classes)
Ladies only Boxercise

Get in touch to book a space

Whether you're looking for space for a meeting, workshop, rehearsal, children's party, filming location or even a performance, we have a space to meet your needs. Please contact us for prices and to book a room using the buttons below, or create an email addressed to bex@southlondontheatre.co.uk