Brittons Ash Community Hall (BACH)

The Brittons Ash Community Hall (BACH) is an asset of West Monkton Parish Council, a committee comprising councillors and residents administers the day to day running of the BACH.

The BACH is located on the West Monkton Primary School site. The address is Bridgwater Road, Bathpool, Taunton, TA2 8FT.Brittons Ash Community Hall (BACH)

The hope of the Parish Council is that the BACH will become a community hub for the Parish.

This link ( provides a virtual tour of the BACH.

The BACH is separate from the West Monkton Primary School Hall, if you would like further information about booking the school hall, please visit the Primary School website or click here:

If you have any general enquiries about the BACH, please contact the Clerk, Amy Shepherd –

If you would like to book the BACH, a calendar indicating when the BACH is available to hire is available by clicking here.  If you would like to make a booking please contact the Bookings Officer, Maggie Little – 01823 323662 or email 

A copy of the terms and conditions of hire are available here: bachtermsandconditionsofhire(v14) April 2019

Activities at the BACH:

Morning9.15am Fitness Class

10.30am Yoga Class

9.30am Fitness Class8.30am Parish Surgery (2nd Thursday)

9.15am Fitness Class

10am Sewing Group

10am Table Tennis Group
Afternoon1.30pm Art Group2.30pm Community Cafe
Evening7.15pm Choir Group

7.30pm Table Tennis Group

6.30pm Fitness Class8pm BACH Buskers (2nd Wednesday)6.30pm Fitness Class

The BACH comprises of:

An Activity Room

This is for community use, the capacity of the Activity Room is 110 people but for comfort however, we would expect the activity room to accommodate no more than 40 people standing. The Activity Hall has a fitted projector, screen and sound system.

The size of the room is approximately 8 metres x 9 metres and 2.6 metres high.

A Committee Room

For community use, the capacity of the Committee Room is 60 people, for comfort however, we would expect the Committee Room to accommodate no more than 15 to 20 people standing.  The Committee Room is fitted with air conditioning.

The size of the room is approximately 5 metres x 7.3 metres and 2.6 metres high.

An Office

For individual / business use as an office.  The office includes a desk and chair and Wi-Fi access.

The office can be hired by one person/business for no more than 4 hours in a 24 hour period and no more than 20 hours in any 7 day period.  The office is not available to book on a Friday.

Anyone using the office should clear it on a daily basis after each period of hire.

The size of the office is approximately 1.8 metres x 3.5 metres and 2.6 metres high.

Other Facilities

The BACH also has a fitted, fully equipped kitchen, tables and chairs, air conditioning, wifi and an interactive presentation screen.


The BACH Committee

A Committee of a combination of Parish Councillors and local volunteers has been established to manage the BACH on behalf of the Parish Council. The Committee meets every two to three months.  The agendas and minutes for the BACH Committee meetings are available below:

Date of MeetingAgenda
23rd January 2020Agenda 230120
3rd October 2019Agenda 031019
18th July 2019Agenda 180719
25th April 2019Agenda 250419
24th January 2019Agenda 240119
18th October 2018Agenda 181018
26th July 2018Agenda 260718
17th May 2018Agenda-170518
7th March 2018Agenda 070318
13th December 2017Agenda 131217
19th October 2017 Agenda 191017
24th August 2017Agenda 240817
29th June 2017Agenda 290617



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