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Buchan Street Neighbourhood Centre

6 Buchan Street, Cambridge CB4 2XF. Get directions on Google Maps or public transport information from Traveline.

Buchan Street Neighbourhood Centre is a warm and welcoming community centre. We have rooms for hire and can accommodate many different groups from business meetings to children's parties.

We have free Wi-Fi, a projector and screen, and a fantastic soft play project, that can be hired for parties. If you are interested in setting up a new group or hiring our facilities, contact us for more information.

Volunteer an hour of your time and we'll say thank you by letting you hire a room here for free. Find out more about earning time credits.

Friday soft play

Come and make new friends, and stay for brunch in the cafe. Only £3 per child – we suggest you book in advance.

  • 9.15am to 10.15am
  • 10.30am to 11.30am
  • 11.30 am to 12.30pm

Concessionary rates apply to people on key benefits.  If you live within a 15 minute walk time of Buchan Street Neighbourhood Centre and are on benefits please speak to us about free access.

Holiday lunches

The centre is home to the King's Hedges Healthy Living project and the Holiday lunch Co-ordinator; for information on holiday lunches. Telephone Binnie on 01223 508149


Read the King's Hedges page for details of activities taking place at this centre.


As well as the hall and foyer area there are two main meeting rooms. Kitchen facilities and baby-changing facilities are available, and the centre has an internet access point that is free but needs to be booked in advance.

The centre can be hired for conferences and parties of up to 100 people.

Disabled access

The centre is wheelchair-accessible throughout, with push-button access to the main doors.

There are two disabled parking bays, a hearing-loop system in most rooms, an accessible toilet and braille signage.

Book the venue

To check if the community room is available for your event, complete and return the Buchan Street booking enquiry form [DOC, 34KB] or contact the centre.