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.

  • 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 below.

COVERT BOOKINGS   - July, August & September 2017


Saturday 1st Hat Fair
Sunday 2nd Cat & Kitten Rescue
Monday 3rd
Tuesday 4th
Wednesday 5th
Thursday 6th Rifles Parade & Recruitment
Friday 7th Allied Special Forces Association & Rifles
Saturday 8th Rifles Parade & Recruitment
Sunday 9th Population Matters
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Tuesday 18th Naomi House
Wednesday 19th Naomi House
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Saturday 22nd Trinity Winchester
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Monday 24th
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Thursday 27th Cat & Kitten Rescue
Friday 28th Winchester Science Festival
Saturday 29th Climb
Sunday 30th Winchester Science Festival
Monday 31st


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Friday 25th Climb
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