Hello Dancers
News from Rochford District Council regarding The Mill Hall.
it transpires that the existing hall will be replaced by a brand new Community Hall,
please see link here.
Extract from the new Voyage partnership 

The partnership will be a collaboration between Rochford District Council and gbpartnerships, who have formally entered into contracts to deliver the Council’s Asset Delivery Programme, following approval at a meeting of Full Council on September 8.

The programme ethos will be ‘connecting our historic past with our future’, recognising how the proud local heritage we have in the Rochford District can work in harmony with our long-term goals for regeneration.

The project will include the provision a new community centre to replace the Mill Arts & Events Centre, in Rayleigh, which will provide a boost to the town centre as well as facilities for residents to enjoy.

This new centre will be spread over two floors, facing the Rayleigh Windmill and the sensory garden, and be designed to complement these heritage features. Upstairs will be modern meeting rooms and office spaces for use by the council and its partners to meet with members of the public – maintaining important service provision in Rayleigh.

Downstairs will be the publicly hireable space which can open out onto Rayleigh Windmill to make full use of the outside space and the magnificent backdrop of the windmill e.g. for weddings or fayres.

This downstairs space can be configured into a single hall which can accommodate 170 people with built in storage and a bar/kitchen area – ideal for larger gatherings and performances.

The downstairs space can also be sub-divided to accommodate smaller groups simultaneously – perfect for exercise classes and community meetings.

This begs the question, " whats wrong with the existing Building ", renovation would be far far cheaper!!

Strictly Ron.
Link South Bank Centre          https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/

Hello Dancers,

First of all a very Happy Xmas from Judith and myself, lets look forward to getting back to normal as quickly as the vaccines can be administered.
 Regards Strictly Ron
Reference closure of 
The Mill Hall, Bellingham Lane Rayleigh, Essex.

It was extremely upsetting to hear that Rochford Council are
going to demolish and sell off the land that The Mill Hall
I know many of you have danced there either with Richard and Jenny and others.
Slowly through out the UK, local Councils are selling off their Community Halls and have been doing so for many years.
To loose another Dance Hall as good as The Mill is beyond comprehension.
As we know the Hall is always fully booked, so why are Rochford Council selling off this magnificent facility where one can meet and socialise, see loved ones get married and to Dance and keep fit.
Surely someone is responsible for this not least the Council, who have taken it upon themselves to sell the building.
It is up to us all to veto this crazy idea and do something positive in order to keep this social hub.
If you any of you are interested write to Rochford Council and voice your concerns please!
or write to 
Rochford District Council
Council Offices 
South Street
01702 318001

Dont leave it until it is too late.


Event Details
After Covid?

Music for dancing commences at 7.30pm until 10 45pm
Entry price 
Runwell Village Hall £ 7.50, 
St Margaret`s Church,£7.50.
South Woodham Village Hall, £7.50.

Our Venues include

Runwell Village Hall, Church End Lane, Runwell, Wickford, SS11-7JE,
St Margaret`s Church, London Road, Lime Avenue, Leigh on sea, Essex, SS93PA.
South Woodham Ferrers Village Hall,
25 Hullbridge Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, CM35PL.


South Woodham Village Hall
please use this link

Runwell Village Hall,Wickford, Essex, SS11-7JE

Runwell Hall

St Thomas More High School, Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-sea, Essex, SS0-0BW

Google Map

St Margarets Church, London Road, Lime Avenue, Leigh on sea, Essex, SS9-3PA.

St Margaret`s Church, Lime Avenue,

DJ Strictly Ron, plays a wide selection of enjoyable music and popular tracks for Ballroom, Latin and Sequence, for his dancers. 
Ron also DJ`s at Weddings and Birthdays and other functions.

Please call and discuss, no obligation

                                                                               BRILLIANT BALLROOM
Ron and Judy. 

Welcome to BB's it is the best place to find out about Ballroom, Latin American and Popular Sequence dancing in the Essex area 
at St Margarets Church Hall, Runwell Village Hall, South Woodham Village Hall and St Thomas More High School.
This website is run by Ron & Judy, friendly and experienced hosts, who organize social dancing events throughout the year.
If you are interested in dancing, why not come along to one of our events. 
It is informal and relaxed run by dance lovers for lovers of dancing. 
Music for Dancing is played for all abilities, your guarantee of a good night's entertainment in social dancing for all.
So please put the dance dates in your diary and come along and join us for a fun night of dancing
and meet friends, please spread the word, hope you can make it.
Support your local Strictly.

Runwell Village Hall

St Thomas More High School.

St Margarets Church, Leigh on Sea

Big Band Ball at the Mill on the 7th July 2018

Runnymede Hall Theme night 5th Nov 2016



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