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North Street,Wolverhampton,Please Select,WV1 1RQEnquiries: 01902 552122Bookings: 0870 320 7000Wolverhampton Civic Hall
SEATED: 2215* (Ground Floor = 1448*, Balcony = 577, Standing Balc = 189)
* may be reduced due to mixer position
Load InLoad in is via the large blue load-in door on the side of the building ( Corporation Street ).
Outer Door Size: 2.30mtr width x 2.40mtr high.
We have a stage lift from auditorium level to stage level.
ParkingParking is facilitated in Corporation St. , which is located down the left hand side of the building. No production vehicles will be allowed on the pavement area in front of the building . This street is for the sole use of the Civic & Wulfrun Halls and therefore visiting production companies and artists. All production parking should be managed by the hirer . Bollards at the top and bottom of Corporation Street restrict access and should be replaced when production vehicles are in place. When parking in Corporation Street please allow a thoroughfare for Emergency Services (DO NOT BLOCK THE ROAD).
Parking in other areas around the building will be subject to normal traffic regulations of which the Halls have no influence.
Stage Opening54ft 8in (23.6mtr)
Stage Depth31.5ft (9.6mtr)
Stage Height4ft 4in (1.3mtr)
Stage Clearance36ft 3in (11.1mtr)
Auditorium Length9101ft 6in (30.95mtr)
Auditorium Width76ft 9in (23.40mtr)
Landlines2 x 16amp landlines are available on request for Civic Hall productions. Cabling is not supplied by the venue. Cables should not be run across public walkways or anywhere where they may be construed as a hazard or risk to public safety. Unfortunately we are unable to leave landlines out overnight.
Rooms and Furniture(There are 7 dressing rooms in total - 4 located stage right on East mezzanine level, these share a single shower/toilet. The other 3 are located on the gallery level (one floor up) all have en-suite spar bath, power shower and toilet facilities. No. 2 is facilitated for disabled use, having a disabled shower unit included en-suite. Stage is accessed via either stage right spiral staircase or stage left service lift which also takes you to all other floor levels, including ground, so makes the movement of wardrobe cases etc., simple.) Production, catering and hospitality is located to the West side of the building on the Mez level.
Dressing Room 1 1x three seater sofa, 2x arm chairs, 1x coffee table, 1x dressing table, 2x occasional chairs, 1x lit mirror, 1x cloths rail, 1x metal waste bin, 1x 28" Nicam stereo TV with Sky channel and en-suite spar bath, power shower and toilet facilities.
Dressing Room 2 1x three seater sofa, 1x dressing table, 1x occasional chairs, 1x lit mirror, 1x cloths rail, 1x metal waste bin, 1x 28" Nicam stereo TV with Sky channel and is facilitated for disabled use, having a disabled shower unit included en-suite.
Dressing Room 3 1x three seater sofa, 1x dressing table, 1x occasional chairs, 1x lit mirror, 1x cloths rail, 1x metal waste bin, 1x 28" Nicam stereo TV with Sky channel and en-suite spar bath, power shower and toilet facilities.
Dressing Room 4 Occasional chairs, 1x table, 1x sink, 1x lit mirror and 1x metal waste bin.
Dressing Room 5 Occasional chairs, 1x table, 1x sink, 1x lit mirror and 1x metal waste bin.
Dressing Room 6 Occasional chairs, 1x table, 1x sink, 1x lit mirror and 1x metal waste bin.
Production Office 1 Occasional chairs, 1x table, lockable, 1x metal waste bin and 2x telephone/fax lines (telephones available on request).
Production Office 2 Occasional chairs, 1x table, lockable, 1x metal waste bin and 1x telephone/fax lines (telephones available on request).
Hospitality Suite Occasional chairs, 3x 10 seater round tables, 1x metal waste bin, 1x 36" Nicam stereo TV with Sky channel and shared toilet/washroom.
Catering Area A fully equipped kitchen is available for the use of tour caterers. All users should supply HSE documents in advance.
Propane gas bottles are not allowed into the building.
In-house catering is available on request. For more information and quotes please contact the Bars Manager on 01902 552122.
Stage BarrierWe have a Sico freestanding barrier in house, supplied within the cost of hall hire.
This must be used on standing shows!
CrewStage Wolves Ltd supply Local crew in house.
Your contact for the event is Steve McCalmont on 01902 552116.
MulticoreThis is run around the balcony requiring approximately 110ft (33.3mtr) approx. of cable.
Rigging: PowerSee attached spec. Any lifting equipment brought into the building must carry relevant test/safety certification.
Rigging: Lighting300 amp 3 phase
Rigging: Rigging32 amp 3 phase
Rigging: Sound200 amp 3 phase
Rigging: Local16 amp C- form and 13 amp sockets along the rear of stage and 13 amp in side stage areas.
House Lights16 amp C- form and 13 amp sockets along the rear of stage and 13 amp in side stage areas.
PAThe Civic Halls can arrange PA system hire on request.
LightingIn House lighting rigs are available on request.
FOHA riser for lights will be provided, 8ft wide x 8ft deep x 2ft high.
Fire SafetyAny drapes/material must carry relevant fire safety certificates.
Electrical SafetyAny electrical equipment entering the building must carry a valid electrical safety mark/ PAT Test sticker.
Sound ChecksThere are no sound curfews in force in the venue.
Sound LevelsA sound level indicator is installed above the mixer position, in the venue, you are advised to use this as an indicator of safe levels.
Smoke MachinesPlease check before using smoke machines to confirm smoke detectors, in relevant areas, are isolated.
Mixer PositionMixer positions should be kept to a minimum size. Please advise, prior to event, if an extra large or specialised position (ie larger than 16ftx16ft is required. Crowd control barrier is available for the FOH position. Please advise on details as early as possible on seated shows so that seats can be held off sale.
StrobesIf strobe lighting is to be used during the event, warning signs must be displayed in public areas, by the production team.
PyrotechnicsIf pyrotechnics are to be used warning must be given well in advance of show day. As fire officer approval must be sought.
All systems must be key operated by a competent person. (Test fires may be requested on day of show).
TowelsWe can supply pre-washed towels at load in towels at a hire cost of ?1.50 per a towel.
IceIce is available in house at no extra charge.
BarsAll drinks are served in plastic beakers and are allowed into the auditorium and balcony areas, unless otherwise requested.
MerchandisingThe venue reserves the right to charge a fee for the rights to sell merchandising on its premises, this is calculated by sales figures (i.e. ?12.50 per 100 ticket sales). 2 x 13amp sockets will be made available for the use of the merchandiser.
First AidAdequate first Aid provision will be organised by the venue. A cost charged by the St John Ambulance service will be rechargeable to the hirer.
Box OfficeBox office staff will be supplied for the event at no extra Charge to the promoter. This service will be available from door time forward.
Guest ListsIn accordance with the Fire Officers regulations, guest list will be restricted to 50. Any further guests will have to be allocated out of promoter holds.
All passes are issued from box office.
StewardsStewards will be supplied at no extra cost to the promoter to conform with relevant local licensing authority regulations.
SecurityWill be supplied to a level relevant to specific events and at promoters request, costs will be recharged to event promoter.
SettlementA Box Office manifest and a breakdown of costs will be made available once box office has been closed on show night. Up to ?5000 in cash can be made available on the night of the show if requested in advance. Notice must be given prior to show day if cheques are required on the night of show.
CurfewA curfew of 23:00hrs will be enforced unless otherwise requested prior to the event.
IntervalA minimum of 30min should be allowed for interval, so as to allow sufficient time for customers to leave and return to their seats.
Emergency Dentist: 01902766388 / 01831 093605
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Mount Hotel: 01902752055
Quality Hotel: 01902429216
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Taxi Services: 01902423456 / 575757 or 01902454321
TNT (Parcel Delivery): 0800100600
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One Way Music Shop (Instrument Supplies): 01902423060
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