The Water Tower

Graylingwell Park, Blomfield Drive, Chichester, PO19 6BZ

A double storey space with downstairs measuring about 26m² and an 15m² upstairs mezzanine.

This unique and wonderful space is available for hire between 8am – 11pm and it will make the perfect venue for your next private function, networking event, business meeting, workshop or training course.

For only £25/hour (£16.50/hour for voluntary and charity organisations) you get access to a newly refurbished, fantastic double storey space, small kitchen, toilet, free WiFi, parking and a projector. Come by and take a look! We are in most days between 9am and 3pm and are more than happy to show you around.

Kitchen: fully-equipped kitchen with floor and wall mounted kitchen units, serving hatch, dishwasher, under counter fridge and freezer, electric oven, hob and extractor hood. Kitchen utensils and equipment provided including china, glasses and cutlery for 60 and children’s cutlery, plates and bowls for 30.

Main room: Ground level with full disabled access via the lobby entrance. The room contains four floor-to-ceiling windows, two of which include glazed doors and all of which include top lights for ventilation. A projector and retractable screen are available for presentations. Full-height cupboards store folded tables and stackable chairs when they are not in use. 60 chairs and 20 tables. Free Wi-Fi is available.

The WC is accessed from the lobby and is sized and designed to allow for disabled access. It also has a baby changing table.

Please note that there are now bus gates in place dividing Graylingwell Park, which means you can only access the Water Tower by car through the East entrance and Kingsmead Avenue. (please see map)

Directions to the Water Tower from Eastbound A27:
Junction of A27/A285
From Barnfield Drive (PO19 6UX) Homebase is on your left. Straight over the next roundabout. Continue past Aldi on your right, Kingsmead Avenue. Take the second exit at the next roundabout.
Turn right at the junction onto Blomfield Drive and follow the road around.
The Water Tower is on your left and parking is opposite.

Parking is limited but there is visitor parking, please see our parking map for more details.. Chichester Community Development Trust is committed to encouraging a low carbon and green lifestyle; please consider organising car sharing or using the city’s transport links to minimise the impact of car travel on the local environment.

Facilities included in the price of hire:



Flip chart

Retractable projector screen (hire of project is additional)



Fridge and freezer

Cooker and gas hob

Also available to hire:

10 x laptops


Lunch can be pre-ordered at the Pavilion café and sent to the venue if required.

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By choosing a Chichester Community Development Trust building for your event you are investing in the future of the community and the local neighbourhood.

Our hire charges vary depending on the user

£16.50/hour for
– Voluntary groups and charities
– Children’s parties
– Services or activities working with CCDT residents
– Public sector organisations and educational institutions

£25/hour for
– Private businesses
– Commercial enterprises

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