Named after Captain Arnold Edward Sandys-Winsch, creator of Waterloo Park and the pavilion, this beautiful community room is situated above our Waterloo Park Pavilion Café. It is available to hire 7 days a week.

Who can hire the room?

Community is at the heart of what we do and this room is no exception so your activity must be of community benefit and fall within one of these categories:

  • Health/wellbeing

  • Arts & crafts

  • Hobbies / interests

  • Recovery groups

  • Fundraising for a Norwich charity or social enterprise

  • Reducing isolation / loneliness

  • Diversity / social inclusion

  • Environmental sustainability

  • Employability support

  • Education / providing new skills

  • Improving the local economy

  • Enhancing a sense of community

  • You are a local charity, social enterprise or small community group

About the room

  • There is a lift to the room. By arrangement with our team, vehicles can drop off right outside the building.

  • There is a small kitchen off the room.

  • A large roof terrace is outside the room which you can have access to.


  • The toilets are in the building are on the ground floor. There is a lift and stairs available.

  • We don't have any IT equipment such as projectors or screens but you're welcome to bring your own.

  • There are lots of tables and at least 50 chairs.


The car park for Waterloo Park is free and is located off Angel Road. The postcode is NR3 3HX.

This room and the cafe are located in the large pavilion building in the centre of the park about a five minute walk from the car park.

How to book the room

  • The online diary for the room is shown below.

  • Use the arrows for Next Week, Previous Week etc to move to the dates you want to look at.

  • Use the grey slider button below the days in the diary to move through the days of the week.

  • When you are ready to book, use the + button on your chosen day which will open a new tab in your browser.

  • Input your details on the new tab, then hit the Save button at the bottom of the page.

  • Our team will be in touch regarding your booking enquiry.

Online room diary

Frequent Questions

The current maximum capacity for the Sandys-Winsch Room is 60 standing, 50 seated on chairs and 40 seated at tables and chairs

Yes, we can supply catering for your event. Please email for more information or see our catering menu above

We cannot supply alcohol but you can bring your own for an event. We would advise that the behaviour in the room, should always be with the community at mind. We are always mindful that some of the people we support, may have faced challenges with alcohol, therefore there may be times when it is not appropriate for us to allow alcohol and we will advise you of that at the point of booking.

Room Only – From £12.50 per hour
Room and Side Kitchen – From £15 per hour
Room plus Catering Services from the Waterloo Park Pavilion Café – From £5 per hour plus catering costs. Please enquire for catering package

Yes, all ground floor areas are accessible and there is a lift to the first floor community room

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