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The Signal Box belongs to our community and we want it to be used! Whether it’s jumble sales, book clubs, Christmas Fair or baby & toddler groups, we want the community to get the most from the space.  

It can be used at low or no cost for community events as long as they are open to all and not being run for profit. 


 The name gives a nod to its historic location.

The centre is close to an area where the sidings and goods yard for Cambridge station were located.

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If you are interested in making a booking, please email us:

Please include the date and time you would like to book, the type of event and numbers attending. 

Room Rates per hour
Includes a minimum of 15 minutes set up/tidy away on either side of the booking

  Great Western
70 m²
Eastern 30m²
Resident/non-profit use
Per hour £20 £15
Up to three hours £40 £30
Commercial use
Per hour £50 £37
Up to three hours £100 £75
Community Events can use the space for low or no charge. The event must be open to all and non-profit making.

Both rooms have WiFi, a hearing loop and a projector screen. The Great Western room is double height with a specialised sprung floor – suitable for dance, tai chi, yoga and other exercise classes.

There is no parking directly outside the centre. Metered parking is available at a reasonable rate on nearby streets.

We follow Government guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19. Please see our Covid Risk Assessment for more details