St James Senior Boys’ School, Surrey
St James Senior Boys’ School, founded in 1975, is a co-educational school for children aged 4-18 which provides a complete education for children combined with outstanding facilities which are available for hire to the local community.
Surrey, TW15 3DZ
One school, two outstanding locations
St James Senior Boys’ School offers outstanding facilities for hire in both Ashford and Kensington. The main Ashford site is set in 32 acres of beautiful Surrey countryside and includes a Grade II listed historic building, lake and stunning grounds, which create a wonderful environment for business events, sports hire or children’s club or camps. Onsite parking is available and we are easily accessible being just a few minutes’ walk from Ashford train station and bus services which has direct links to London, together with close road links to the M25 and M3 motorways, Heathrow Airport and the London Underground. The London site in Kensington offers a great location for childrens clubs and delegate hire as it is only a few minutes’ walk from Olympia and Kensington train stations with bus services directly in London.
Services available for all facilities:
- Free car parking
- Audio Visual Equipment
Sports & Fitness
Our knowledgeable and Award Winning Groundsman who is a cricketer himself has created the perfect pitch for Cricket offering two pitches here at St James. These can be booked as a one off hire or booked as sessions throughout the Cricket season.
There are 5 hard core Tennis Courts available for hire during the summer evenings and are available for use. Our Astro surface can also provide its use as a Tennis facility during the winter months and is floodlit.
Astro Turf Pitches
Our 3 floodlit, sand based Astro pitches can accommodate either Football or Hockey throughout the year and Tennis during the winter months and are all available to hire on an hourly basis.
Celebrations & Events
Dating back to 1857, Grade II listed and set in 32 acres in Ashford, Surrey, St James provides the perfect setting for your Celebration. Our gated historic building, lake and stunning grounds create a wonderful backdrop to be enjoyed by all guests when visiting our venue with dining rooms and grounds that can be adapted for either a small or large celebration. St James offers you the picturesque setting exclusively for the day without interruptions from other visitors. Our team at St James take immense pride in providing a bespoke, professional and friendly service, dedicated to making your event all that you’ve dreamed of. Our enviable location also has onsite parking available and we are easily accessible by being only a few minutes’ walk from Ashford train station which has direct links to London and bus services together with close links to the M25 and M3 motorways, Heathrow Airport and the London Underground.
St James is licensed for civil ceremonies in Ashford, Surrey. We have two licensed rooms; the Main Entrance can accommodate up to 50 guests for a more intimate ceremony or our Moot Hall can accommodate up to 200 guests, the choice is yours. Our trusted suppliers can transform and dress the rooms to your specific requirements and colour schemes to make your ceremony a truly magical event.
Historic Entertaining Areas
A very special room, the Boardroom is ideal for an intimate Wedding Breakfast or other social function, seating up to 16 people. This unique room includes gilded walls and ceiling, with a beautiful stone fireplace. The following is included: plain white table linen and napkins, a clothed cake table, all crockery, cutlery and glassware, antique chairs, exclusive use for your event, ample parking and security.
Being a large spacious room leading out to an outdoor lawn and patio area, the Main Dining Room is a blank canvas which can accommodate up to 136 seated guests for your Wedding Breakfast or other social function. Personal touches can be added, giving you the look and atmosphere you want to create.
Being a large spacious room The Moot Hall is a wonderful blank canvas for you to stage your wedding or other social event in your own style! The room can accommodate up to 136 seated guests. Personal touches can be added to provide a magical area for guests to relax and enjoy.
The beautiful grounds can accommodate a large Marquee or Tipi to create the perfect setting for your Wedding Breakfast or other social or corporate function during the summer months. The following is included: exclusive use for your event, with no other guests or visitors on site, ample parking, security.
The Historical Main Entrance can be transformed and can accommodate the different needs of your event. This room can be used as a wonderful welcoming entrance for guests to enjoy drinks and leads out to views over our magnificent grounds, perfect for guests to relax in.
A grand and exclusive Victorian Chapel built in 1898 can be available for religious ceremonies such as Weddings, Baptisms, Music Performances and Special Presentations.
Courses & Corporate
Our Main Hall including a stage, black curtains and black chairs offers a professional facility for your delegates and presentation needs. Together with our brand new state of the art sound system and stunning building it creates the wow factor that will impress your business associates. The following is included in this package: WiFi, raked seating available if required, ample parking, lunch facilities available upon request. Maximum seating capacity: 220.
A very unique room, The Boardroom is ideal for meetings, seating up to 16 people. This special room includes gilded walls and ceiling, with a beautiful stone fireplace while also having connections to the Prince of Wales dating back to 1857. A perfect room to host a meeting. The following is included: WiFi. ample parking, the Historic Main Entrance to meet and register attendees.
A variety of classrooms are available to hire at both the Ashford and Kensington site. They accommodate either Children's clubs or Delegates and are available for hire per hour, 1/2 day or as a full day hire. The following is included in your hire: WiFi, Interactive whiteboards and direct transport links (Kensington) or ample parking (Ashford).
This large space could be used for a wide variety of events ranging from social functions to large dining events and extra curricular activities. There is also direct access to the outside patio and lawn for summer evenings. The hall is available for hire per 1/2 day or as a full day hire.
The Historic Main Entrance can provide an inviting welcome for your guests and can be offered as a drinks and welcome reception before your event or conference. Refreshments available upon request, please contact us for a quotation.
St James' School offers a fantastic filming location with stunning architecture, beautiful interiors and breathtaking grounds.