Location: 284 Great Western Highway

Bookings: 4780 5735 or 4780 5746

Located on the Great Western Highway and within walking distance of Lawson railway station, this beautiful old building is a focal point of the Lawson township. The Lawson Mechanics Institute has been upgraded with improved access, parking facilities, a foyer and accessible toilets. The capacity of the hall has increased to 142 people.  Hire of the hall includes the main hall and meeting room behind, with access to the P/A system and lighting desk on request. There are kitchens adjacent to the meeting room and the foyer. The hall is ideal for concerts, plays, seminars, meetings, workshops, classes, wedding functions and exhibitions.  

Current capacity under PHO
Updated Monday 21 December, 2020

  • Hall - 37 people
  • Green Room - 11 people
  • Large Meeting Room - 19 people
  • Small Meeting Room - 9 people 

General information

Main hall

  • Chairs: approximately 120
  • Tables: 12 rectangular tables
  • Upright Piano
  • Stage with curtains
  • Heaters
  • Fan


  • Sink and cupboard
  • Fridge
  • Bench and cupboard space
  • Oven and stove
  • Microwave
  • Zip boiler
  • Cutlery
  • Crockery
  • Glasses


  • Sink and cupboard
  • Small fridge
  • Oven and stove
  • Two microwaves
  • Small benchtop oven with two hot-plates
  • Zip boiler

Also available for professional use are:

  • Sound equipment and microphone
  • Multi-core cable for sound desk
  • Suspended spotlights
  • Lighting desk in an elevated bio-box