EJ Ward Paddington Community Centre

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About this venue


189 Underwood Street, Paddington


Meetings, conferences, seminars, recreational activities and community groups.

This venue is not available for children's parties under 13 years or youth parties under 25 years.


Available for hire from 8am to 9pm, seven days a week.


  • Large upstairs room: 40 people
  • Dining room: 20 people
  • Meeting rooms and office spaces: 2-4 people
  • Communal Lounge room
  • Communal Courtyard area


See the EJ Ward Paddington Community Centre Floorplan

Fees and charges

Fees and charges for EJ Ward Paddington Community Centre hire only (incl. GST - valid to 30 June 2024)

Type of bookingHire FeeBondCleaning Fee
Hire per hour (min 2 hours)$39$180n/a
Hire per exercise session (1.5 hours)$58.50$180n/a
Hire - up to 6 hours$156$180n/a
Community Groups, Not for profit
Hire - per hour (min 2 hours)$29.50$180n/a
Hire - up to 6 hours$118$180n/a
Hire - Upstairs Office Only (per day)$79$180n/a
Hire - Upstairs Office Only (per week 5-7 consec. days)$219$180n/a
Private Functions
Hire - per hour (min 2 hours)$58$180$75 - $115
Hire - up to 6 hours$232$180$75 - $115
Cancellation Fees
Less than 28 days of Event100%n/an/a
Greater than 28 days of Event$70n/an/a


All hirers must agree to the Conditions of Hire (PDF).

Call the Venue Coordinator on 9391 7170.


Email your request to venuehire@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

Additional information

Equipment and facilities available:

The large room upstairs measures 12m x 5m and has a timber floor. The dining room downstairs has lino floorcovering. There are chairs and trestle tables available for use in these rooms.

The lounge room contains sofas and opens on to the garden courtyard with outdoor tables and chairs.

There is a kitchen available for shared use with fridge, microwave and kettle.

The kitchen, lounge and courtyard, are communal areas and are not available to be booked.


  • Level entry from McGarvie Lane
  • Access throughout the Eastern side of the building
  • Lift between floors
  • Accessible toilet on ground floor and on level 1
  • Baby change table

Parking: Limited street parking is available, zoned 2 hour residential.

Floorplan: See the EJ Ward Paddington Community Centre Floorplan


Venue Coordinator
Telephone: 9391 7170
Fax: 9391 7044
Email: venuehire@woollahra.nsw.gov.au