Notice of vacancy - East Grinstead Town Council Ashplats North Ward

Planning Committee meeting on the 22 April 2024 has been cancelled, all applications will be deferred to the next meeting.

East Court Mansion

Make your dreams a reality!

We provide a blank canvas, ready for you to customise your event or celebration. With the option of four different hire spaces and access on to the terraces, East Court is ideal for:

Wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships

Whether elaborate or intimate both East Court and the Meridian Hall are licenced to host your special day.

Evening or wedding receptions

With the flexibility to stay for an hour or more East Mansion once a family home, now beautifully restored nestles within the East Court Estate with views over the Ashdown Forest, an area of outstanding beauty.

Family parties or events

Planning a birthday or anniversary party or just a special celebration, the fully equipped kitchen and premise licence makes East Court an ideal location for up to 70 guests.

Funeral wakes

Organising a wake can be an overwhelming task. We can help take the pressure off whilst offering a sympathetic and efficient service during such a difficult time.

Meetings, networking for training

Whether you just need more space for a meeting or a central point for people to come together, there is enough free parking for all. Multiple rooms within East Court offers’ the flexibility to undertake various activities concurrently or to just provide a break out room and more.

Community Groups

Whether you meet monthly, weekly or just occasionally the choice is yours. The kitchenette has everything you need to serve the desired quantity of tea and biscuits.

Available for regular or one off bookings, our Caretaking team are here to ensure we can tailor the room to your requirements.

Enjoy the outside space



  • Available 7 days a week
  • Flip chart & paper
  • Projector and screen
  • Ample parking which is free to you and your guests
  • Superfast Wi-Fi
  • Access onto the terraces
  • External/own catering permitted
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Configure the table for different layouts
  • Disabled access and facilities
  • Complementary water
  • Refreshment can be provided

Main Hall

The Main Hall is a beautiful historic room, providing an inspiring venue for any occasion. The original charming Georgian feature can be seen in the ornamental skirting boards and plasterwork, doorcases and a decorative fireplace.

The wooden floor is perfect for up to 70 people dancing or theatre style seating.

Council Chamber

The Council Chamber is an elegant room with magnificent eighteenth century ceiling plasterwork and a large fireplace. The Georgian architecture and interiors known for their elegance and bright interiors has been maximised by the dual aspect vista.

Refurbished in 2019, the boardroom table seats up to 22 people in comfort with spectacular views of the parkland and direct access to the terrace gardens. The table with integrated power sockets can be reconfigured as required or if preferred removed altogether.

Cranston Suite

The Cranston Suite is a flexible space which can be arranged in any layout you require, perfect for hosting meetings, workshops and small events. With views of the terraces and parkland the Cranston Suite can accommodate 40 people theatre style and 20 board room.

Mayor’s Parlour

If you need privacy and zero distractions, go for The Mayor’s Parlour. Perfect for formal pitches and presentations, one-to-ones and meetings for up to 8 people.

This beautiful room is available in boardroom format, so get ready for a productive day!

Need more space

The Meridian Hall is the ideal location for your corporate event, meeting and community event, with its principal accommodation on the ground floor, the hall can accommodate up to 220 people.

More information

Contact our Functions Co-ordinator via email or call 01342 335056 For more details see our East Court Weddings dedicated web site.