Hire of St Maurice's Covert

St Maurice's Covert is the area between Greggs' the Bakers and Debenhams and is available for hire by charitable organisations only to be used for table top sales.

If you would like to check the availability of the Covert, please contact the Estates team using the details below. Alternatively, if you would like to see the bookings for the next three months, please see the list below. Dates can be provisionally booked for fourteen days only. If the application form and payment have not been received within those fourteen days the booking will be cancelled.

  • How to book
    • The charge for the hire of the Covert is £35 per booking. The fee is payable at the time of booking.
    • It is the responsibility of the hirer to obtain Public Liability Insurance to the value of £5m and to produce proof of such Insurance to the Council if required.
    • No jumble sales, raffles or lotteries are permitted.
    • No Organisation is to have more than four bookings on Fridays or Saturdays a year and may in addition have no more than 6 bookings on other weekdays making a maximum of ten per year. However, organisations are very welcome to enquire about last minute availability.
    • The Covert must not be used for Trade or Commercial use.
    • One parking ticket will be issued per booking, if requested, for Colebrook Street Car Park.
    • Tables are not provided.

    Please send all applications to:

    Estates Department
    Winchester City Council
    Colebrook Street
    SO23 9LJ

    Please make all cheques payable to Winchester City Council.

    For further information please contact the Estates Department on 01962 848 134 or email sgoodwin@winchester.gov.uk

    The application form and conditions are on the right-hand-side.

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