The Common House is a community facility situated on the ground floor of Chatto Mansions.
It is in two parts. The main area is a large room [approx. 10 metres square] opening out into a conservatory leading to an outdoor patio. It is equipped with sofas, easy chairs and some low tables. Stackable chairs and folding trestle tables are also available. There is a small kitchen area with appliances, cutlery and crockery.
The facility is run on a commercial basis by AnchorHanover with preferential hire rates for Woodside Square residents,
The second part is a separate furnished guest suite, with en-suite shower, tea and coffee-making facilities and a fridge. This can accommodate up to four people in a double bed and double sofa-bed and is available for hire by all Woodside Square residents.
Hiring the Common House
The Common House can be hired by both residents and non-residents for:
- Small group events
- Classes for adults or children
- Children’s parties
- Social events for adults
Up-to-date details of hire rates, availability and any restrictions on numbers, timing and activities can be obtained from the concierge at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Common House was originally part of the Co-housing initiative [see description at the end of the History of the Site] designed to provide a communal space for shared activities, meals and relaxation. This is a key feature of such developments.