Hire of St Maurice's Covert

St Maurice's Covert is the area between Greggs 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   - September, October & November 2016


Thursday 1st

Friday 2nd
Saturday 3rd The Donkey Sanctuary
Sunday 4th SPANA
Monday 5th
Tuesday 6th
Wednesday 7th
Thursday 8th
Friday 9th
Saturday 10th Firefighters
Sunday 11th
Monday 12th
Tuesday 13th
Wednesday 14th
Thursday 15th
Friday 16th St Margarets Church
Saturday 17th
Sunday 18th Marie Curie
Monday 19th
Tuesday 20th
Wednesday 21nd HCC Adoption & Fostering
Thursday 22rd Climb
Friday 23rd Hampshire & IOW Air Ambulance
Saturday 24th Friends of The Family Winchester
Sunday 25th
Monday 26th Dog Trust
Tuesday 27th Dog Trust
Wednesday 28th Dog Trust
Thursday 29th Dog Trust
Friday 30th Dog Trust


Saturday 1st Dog Trust
Sunday 2nd Cat & Kitten Rescue
Monday 3rd
Tuesday 4th
Wednesday 5th Cats Protection
Thursday 6th Cats Protection
Friday 7th Cats Protection
Saturday 8th PICU
Sunday 9th
Monday 10th
Tuesday 11th
Wednesday 12th Cats Protection
Thursday 13th
Friday 14th
Saturday 15th
Sunday 16th
Monday 17th
Tuesday 18th Cat & Kitten Rescue
Wednesday 19th
Thursday 20th
Friday 21st RSPB
Saturday 22nd
Sunday 23rd Alzheimer's Society
Monday 24th
Tuesday 25th
Wednesday 26th
Thursday 27th Cat & Kitten Rescue
Friday 28th SPANA
Saturday 29th
Sunday 30th
Monday 31st


Tuesday 1st
Wednesday 2nd
Thursday 3rd
Friday 4th Winchester Musicals & Opera Society
Saturday 5th The Donkey Sanctuary
Sunday 6th
Monday 7th Great Ormond Street
Tuesday 8th Great Ormond Street
Wednesday 9th Great Ormond Street
Thursday 10th Great Ormond Street
Friday 11th Great Ormond Street
Saturday 12th Great Ormond Street
Sunday 13th
Monday 14th
Tuesday 15th
Wednesday 16th
Thursday 17th
Friday 18th Cat & Kitten Rescue
Saturday 19th Climb
Sunday 20th Naomi House
Monday 21st
Tuesday 22nd
Wednesday 23rd
Thursday 24th
Friday 25th Winchester Domestic Violence Forum
Saturday 26th RNLI
Sunday 27th Naomi House
Monday 28th RSPB
Tuesday 29th
Wednesday 30th