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Booking rooms at the DHC

Different parts of the Denis Hurley Centre are available for hire, principally:

  • The Gandhi-Luthuli Peace Hall, a large airy double volume hall which can accommodate up to 320 people (cinema style), 170 people (banquet style) and can also be fitted out for conferences and weddings*
  • The Napier Halls – one large hall (capacity of up to 300 people) that can also be subdivided into 3 medium-size rooms (holding 140 or 100 or 60)*
  • Computer Room (up to 12 people)*
  • Multi-faith prayer room with capacity for up to 40 people
  • 6 small rooms (up to 15 people each) ideal for meetings, classes and breakout groups

Advantages of hiring rooms at the Denis Hurley Centre:

  • Sense of being part of Durban’s newest and most innovative community centre
  • Exceptionally good access to public transport (bus, local train, taxi)
  • Easy access to the motorway (2 mins from the end of the N3)
  • Secure free parking in Cathedral grounds (though the number of available parking spaces depends on the day and time of the event)
  • Secure paid-for parking below the Victoria Street market opposite
  • Highly visible city-centre location
  • Light, airy and modern building
  • Air-conditioning available in the halls marked *
  • Hire fee that includes use of chairs, tables, PA equipment
  • Moderately priced added options for WiFi access, catering and other equipment
  • On-site caretaker ensures excellent service even in evenings and at weekends
Bookings can be made by contacting the Centre Manager on 031-301 2240 or 072-549 0338 or e-mail: jean-marie@denishurleycentre.org

Once we have discussed your requirements, checked availability and agreed a price, a 50% deposit is required to confirm your booking. The balance (plus a security against damages) must be paid 5 days before the event. Monies must be paid directly into the Denis Hurley Centre account and the deposit slip e-mailed to admin@denishurleycentre.org. The account details are:

Denis Hurley Centre Trust
First National Bank
Account Number: 62204261002
Branch code: 221426 (Durban Main branch)
Swift Code: FIRNZAJ659 (for international transfers)