Facilities Hire

The School’s excellent facilities are available for private hire, at very competitive rates, by both individuals and organisations.

For facility hire, please click on the following link:


For enquiries and provisional bookings, please email:

mwalsh@qegsblackburn.com or telephone 01254 686 300

Swimming Pool

This is an indoor, heated pool measuring 25m by 13m, with separate changing facilities for males and females.


The gym at West Park Road site is suitable for fitness classes, sports team training, dance classes, table tennis clubs and any associated sports and fitness activities. The capacity is for 50 persons.

Big School

This is the school’s old and illustrious ‘heart’ and is a cherished historical room with a capacity of 22 tables (refectory style) each of 8 persons i.e. total capacity is 176 persons.

People often comment on its ‘Hogwarts’ character! With more comfortable chairs, capacity is 132. It is suitable for wedding receptions, family anniversaries and reunions, formal dinners and large parties.

Catering can be provided at additional cost by negotiation with the school’s Catering Manager.

The dining room also has an ante-room which is suitable to be converted into a bar area for larger receptions. The School holds a music and alcohol licence.

Main Assembly Hall

This is a very large, open, multipurpose space with a seating capacity for 400 people. It has a large stage with conventional sound and lighting facilities. It can be used for weddings, concerts, cabarets, fashion shows, wedding fayres, training days, rehearsals for other locations and indeed any purpose requiring a large, open, heated indoor space.

Singleton House

Singleton House is home to our Sixth Form and is suitable as a conference/presentation/exhibition area for up to 300 people. It also has several breakout rooms for seminars and study groups. This building is disabled friendly and has full wheelchair access. It also offers on-site parking for up to 50 cars.

Queen’s Wing Training Centre

Queen’s Block is the main part of the school and offers eight large general purpose classrooms with seating for 25 persons, each equipped with AVA/IT. It includes a purpose built language laboratory suitable for any training activity requiring large, light and well-appointed classrooms. There is also an assembly room for 200 on the top floor.

We also have fantastic sports facilities to hire at our Harrison Playing Field site at Lammack

Lammack Sports Fields

Harrison Playing Fields at Lammack consist of five full-size football and rugby pitches on high quality grass surfaces. There is also a hard-standing area suitable for netball, five-a-side football and hockey training. There is no flood lighting.

The hire charge is: £33.00 per hour per pitch.

Lammack Sports Hall

The Sports Hall is suitable for badminton, cricket nets (x2), basketball, netball, five-a-side, circuit training, aerobics and sports team training. The changing rooms are disabled-friendly and the facilities include a sensory room. There is also a large car park with capacity for 200 cars.

The hire charge is: £38.00 per hour.

Lammack Sensory Room

The sensory room is available at a cost of £14.20 per hour for a single family, increasing to £30.75 per hour for two or more families.