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Outdoor Event and Open Space Booking Form

Kettering Borough Council has a number of venues that are available to be hired for outdoor events.

The suitability for events and locations are detailed below.  Please note that bank holidays are excluded.

Town and Location
 Suitable for:
 Available
Burton Latimer: King George V Recreation Ground
More info

Fairs
Circuses
Community Events

 June and July only
Desborough: Dunkirk Avenue Recreation Ground
More info
Fairs
Circuses
Community Events
 June and July only
Kettering: Ise Valley Public Open Space
More info
Community Events
 All year
Kettering: Market Place
More info
Community Events
Commercial Events
Markets
All year
Kettering: Meadow Road Public Open Space
More info
Car Boot Sales
Community Events
May - October
Mornings only
Kettering: Mill Road Park
More info
Community Events
All year
Kettering: Northampton Road Recreation Ground
More info
Fair
Circuses
Community Events
 All year
Kettering: Spring Rise Park
More info
Community Events
All year
Kettering: Rockingham Road Pleasure Park
More info
Community Events
Community Events
 All year

If the area you are considering is not listed please contact us to discuss further.

How much will it cost?

There are charges for commercial events and car boot sales; the fees are set out below.

The fees may be waived for charitable and established not for profit organisations.  Please note that this does not apply to car boot sales.

Site Ground Hire Charge
Burton Latimer: King George V Recreation Ground
 £150 every day on site
Desborough: Dunkirk Avenue Recreation Ground
 £150 every day on site
Kettering: Meadow Road Public Open Space
 £20 per car boot sale
Kettering: Northampton Road Recreation Ground
 £210 every day on site
Electricity Charge
(Northampton Road and Rockingham Road
Variable
Water Charge (Northampton Road)
Variable
Refuse Charges
Variable
Other Grounds Maintenance Costs
Variable
Other Variable

Are there any regulations (byelaws) that I need to be aware of?

There are certain regulations (byelaws) relating to pleasure grounds and open spaces.  You must ensure that you have read and understood these before completing a booking enquiry.

How do I book an open space?

Before you start the booking enquiry:

  • Read the conditions of booking a venue for an outdoor event
  • Read the Kettering Borough Council Byelaws
  • Incident form

    Book Online

    You will need to register in order to complete the online booking form. Once you have finished you can save the application form and return to it at a later date.  Please note that all fields must be completed.

    By telephone
    You can telephone Kettering Borough Council on 01536 315115 and one of our advisors will complete a form over the phone for you.

    Kettering Borough Council has Customer Service Centres at the following locations:
    • Kettering - Municipal Offices, Bowling Green Road, Kettering, NN15 7QX
    • Burton Latimer - Burton Latimer Library, High Street, Burton Latimer, NN15 5RH
    • Desoborough - Desborough Library, High Street, Desborough, NN14 2QS
    • Rothwell - Rothwell Library, Market Hill, Rothwell, NN14 6EP



    Last udpated 06/03/2012

Get in touch with Kettering Borough Council

Email: customerservices@kettering.gov.uk. Telephone: 01536 410333.

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