About the Hive

Calling all local community groups, charities, colleges and schools!

The Hive is Four Seasons Shopping Centre’s dedicated space for local community groups to use.
If you’re finding it a challenge to get the right space for your organisation, then The Hive maybe the place for you. It provides free space to groups, charities and enterprises to promote their schemes as well as engage with the general-public.

It is a completely free space to use so whether you want to host an art display, coffee morning, charity fundraising activity or exercise class, the space is available.
With sofas, desks, a children’s area, lockers and coat hangers, it will be like a home from home.

To find out more about using The Hive, submit an enquiry now.

Booking Request

How to make a booking

It’s so easy to do, click here to view our enquiry form. Simply fill in the required fields and press submit. We will then review your enquiry, check availability for The Hive and be in touch to discuss this with you in more detail.

To use The Hive, there are a few things that we will need from you, when you submit your enquiry this will be detailed in the booking check list. As part of this, you will need to have public liability insurance, don’t worry if this isn’t something that you have, you can access this free of charge by registering to the local Neighbourhood Watch Scheme here

  • Registration takes an average of two minutes to complete
    They will verify that the email and address details provided are correct before full access is granted
  • Please be aware by registering online you are not starting a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme (NHW); you are simply registering your details on their secure database and agreeing to receive information
  • You receive updates and alerts from Neighbourhood Watch and will be a partner with the NHW Scheme. Your only obligation will be to help ‘Keep safe and strong communities’. This can be achieved in a variety of ways such as using social media to share the information on the alerts
  • The Public Liability Certificate can be downloaded from the NHW website
  • Any further details can be obtained by emailing lianne.taylor@ourwatch.org.uk.

If you have any questions about using The Hive please contact: TheHive@fourseasonsshopping.co.uk.

On the day

Please use the Four Seasons customer carpark – this is pay and display so please make sure you have change available. If you are dropping off any equipment, please arrive at service C carpark just before the customer car park and sign in at security.

You will be escorted to the unit and shown around. A member of staff will be with you if you have any questions. Please arrive at 8am to set up. If you need to be in any earlier, let us know and we will ensure we will be there to let you in.