The Community Centre is located at the Peat Moors recreation ground in the Lye Valley ward of Oxford. The main building dates from the post war years and the site also includes:

-  a children’s playground

-  all weather sports pitch

-  and a junior sized football pitch.

Nearby is the Lye Valley nature reserve.Organisations which are currently based at the centre include:

- Orinoco: The Oxfordshire Scrap Store.

Parts of the centre including the Main Hall, have been renovated with funding from the City and County councils

The centre has two halls

- The smaller of which is occupied by Orinoco, the Oxfordshire Scrap Store.

- The main hall can hold up to 60 - 70 adults.

Next to the main hall there is : 

- completely modern furbished kitchen 

-  disabled toilet

-  a small meeting room

-  and a large car park.

The facilities of the Centre also include:

- the all weather sports pitch ( with floodlights ), which is suitable for football, basketball etc;

- a children’s playground

- and a football pitch.

Over recent years we having been working to improve the condition of the Centre – renovations completed, to date, include ;

- upgrading of the kitchen ;

- the conversion of the former bar and bar store into office space ;

- double glazing installed throughout the building ;

- new lighting and ceiling tiles in the main hall

- the re- painting of the main hall and the outside of the building;

- new curtains,

-  lowering of the ceilings,

- new door and storage shed

- new bright chairs

The main hall and kitchen are available to hire – mainly at weekends - for children’s parties and social events. The Centre no longer has a license to sell alcohol and a temporary events license has to be obtained for social events which involve selling alcohol.

The Centre is run by local volunteers and the management committee meets at 7:30pm on the first Tuesday of the month.

For general inquiries about the Centre contact Richard Bryant  on 01865 769263; email

For inquiries about making a booking contact Chris Perks on 01865 764818 ( between 6 and 9 pm)








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