Buildings and Facilities
The site has a modern purpose built stand alone toilet block with separate male and female facilities including toilets, showers, wet rooms, disabled facilities and an external washing up area with hot and cold water. Separate male and female Leader facilities are also provided. All water used at Garner’s Field is pumped from an underground well located in the adjacent Girl Guide’s‘Heron’s Wey’. Water quality is monitored by Waverley Borough Council Environmental Services.
The site Assembly Building was extended and completely refurbished in 2019 and is available for hire on a daily or weekly basis. The facility comprises entrance lobby with ample coat racking, main hall with adjacent furniture storage room to maximise activity space, internal toilets including a disabled facility/wet room, a First Aid room/Office and a totally refurbished catering quality kitchen. The kitchen includes gas hob and oven range, large extraction hood, separate food preparation and washing up areas, storage shelving, refrigerator, freezer, electric hot water urn, microwaves, toasters, electric kettles etc. See kitchen photos below.
Groups using the Kitchen are to provide their own cooking pots, pans, utensils etc.
For rubbish that cannot be taken away dumpy bins are provided near the main entrance. Please do not overflow the bins and keep the surrounding area tidy.
Catering Grade Kitchen:
Please note, supplementary portable gas cooking stoves or equipment may only be used in the kitchen – no portable gas burning appliances or equipment are to be used in the main hall.
The hall has capacity to seat 80 people with folding tables and chairs provided. The hall may be used for sleepovers with the Warden‟s prior permission. Heating for the main hall is available. Vacuum cleaner, brooms and cleaning materials are provided in a cupboard adjacent to the disabled facilities.
The New Hall Area:
The Activity Centre now has a new First Aid Room/Office and new toilet/shower facilities:
A history folder on Garner‟s Field plus leaflets for local attractions can be found in the main hall and on the notice board.
A small library is provided in the First Aid Room/Office with scout relevant material. Please return all books before departing.
A First Aid kit is provided in the First Aid Room. A defibrillator is located on the outside wall beside the Assembly Building main entrance.
Carbon Monoxide and Smoke detectors are positioned in the the main hall with fire extinguishers located throughout the building.
The Garner’s Fieldbadge can be purchased from the Booking Secretary or Warden, or obtained from the local Farnham District Scout Shop.
Facilities are available in the local area for gas bottle purchase/exchange. Nearest location is ‘Camping & Leisure World’ part of Frensham Garden Centre, The Reeds Road, Farnham, GU10 3BP (Tel 01252 -795293) approximately 2 miles from Garner‟s Field.
Nearest Hospitals with Emergency/Casualty departments are located:
- Frimley Park Hospital, GU16 7UJ – approx. 14 miles
- Royal Surrey County Hospital, GU2 7XX – approx. 12 miles
There are numerous Doctor’s Surgeries and a Community Hospital in the Farnham area.
A ‘pay as you go’ landline telephone is installed by the entrance in the main hall (Tel. Number 01252-783543). Incoming calls are free as are emergency calls out. All other calls out require payment via the coin box. Free WiFi is provided in the main hall but is password protected (contact Booking Secretary for the password). Be aware there are no mail deliveries at the site and mobile phone signal strength varies considerably.
Please note that the Warden or members of the Farnham District site maintenance team are not normally permanently on site but may visit from time to time.
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