Ingleton Scout Group

Ingleton Scout Group

Ingleton Scout Group

Ingleton Scout Group is a Registered Charity, Charity Number: 515682, which was first established in 1928. It comprises a Beaver Colony, Cub Pack and Scout Troop. The North Ingleborough Explorer Scout Unit has a partnership agreement with the Group so its members work closely with all the three Sections, some being Young Leaders.

Mealbank Hall

The Group is the proud owner of Mealbank Hall, a Scout built headquarters. The grid reference for the hall, which is situated off Oddies Lane in Ingleton, is 695 735. For sat nav users the postcode LA6 3ER and to contact users while the venue is in use, the telephone number is 015242 41914.

The building was completed in 2009 as a superb facility, not only for the local Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers, but, as it has Village Hall status, also for numerous other organisation and individuals who hire the premises for open days, fairs, children’s parties, training sessions, meetings and much more. The Hall is managed by the Group Executive members, who are charity trustees.

Hiring Mealbank Hall

To book the Hall, email mealbankhallbookings@gmail.com or telephone  015242 41807 (office hours)/07710 176 785.

Conditions of hire are listed on the Booking Form.

Facilities Available

Mealbank Hall is situated on a plot of land in Mealbank Quarry, which includes parking. The building, which has disabled access, consists of a large activity hall with roof lights, fluorescent lighting and a multi-purpose floor marked with badminton and five-a-side courts.

A smaller room suitable for committee meetings has tables and seating, as well as a wide screen TV with DVD/video and Wii facilities. The building also has computers with B4RN internet connection and a Wi-Fi network.

The fully fitted kitchen has stainless steel work surfaces, sinks, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, catering sized electric cooker with extractor fan, water boiler, and heated cupboard. It also has a microwave, pans and cooking utensils, as well as crockery and cutlery for sixty people.

Hatches through to the hall and into the adjacent meeting room make serving easy. There are male and female toilets plus a shower in the disabled toilet. Heating is provided by an environmentally friendly air source heat pump. The caretaker’s cupboard, which has a Belfast sink with hot and cold water, is well stocked with cleaning materials.

Individual rooms are available for private and corporate events or the whole building booked for larger scale functions. Equipment available for use includes a digital projector and screen, seating for sixty people, folding tables and games equipment including table tennis and badminton facilities, etc.

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