Knucklas is a thriving village near Knighton, on the border between Wales (Powys) and England (Shropshire).
Directions to Centre
For a map and to get directions look here.
Knucklas is 2 miles from Knighton, Powys, and the Centre’s post code is LD7 1RR. The Centre is in the village next to the railway line, a hundred yards from the station.
- From Knighton take the the B4355 about 2 miles towards Newtown, and turn left into the village —
- From Newtown and about 6 miles after Beguildy turn right into the village (there is a second turn if you miss the first as many people do – see directions from Knighton above). Keep to your left over the stream bridge and just after the pub turn right into Glyndwr —
then follow signs for the Community Centre, recycling, and railway station. The site is in front of you as you turn past the station access.
Community Centre facilities
The village is lucky to have a community centre that provides
- village hall
- playing field with goal posts
- hard surface single tennis court with net
- children’s play area with equipment
- car parking
- recycling containers for glass, plastics etc, paper, cardboard and garden waste
- notice board, and there is also has a notice board in the village centre. Requests for placing notices should go to the the Chairman or Vice Chairman of the committee (see Centre Management page).
All the outdoor facilities are available at any time to anyone and no charge is made for casual use. Outdoor equipment such as tennis racquets and balls and various other items are available on request.
Users are invited to offer a donation for their use – contact anyone on the committee – see Centre Management page for details.
The new hall opened in February 2013 and provides:
- general hall 13m x 8m with flat floor, 80 chairs, 10 circular tables, a small platform, etc
- full DVD projection system with surround sound and microphones
- kitchen fully equipped with large oven etc. with hatch to outside
- committee/meeting room (with separate entrance) 5.5m x 3.5m with table and chairs
- fully wheelchair accessible
- loop system for visitors with hearing difficulty.
The toilets are available to people using the field and tennis court on request.
The hall is popular with art classes because of it’s large area of north facing windows with views across to Castle Hill.
The small meeting room is known as the “Ackermann room” after the late Dr. Keith Ackermann who was chairman of the Centre Committee for many years. The fine table & chairs in the room were kindly donated by his wife in his memory.
Bookings for the hall are made by using the form under “Facility Booking” in the menu above, by using the “Contact us” page, or by calling 01547 520384. Users can ask that their event be added to the public calendar on this site and the village site, or it can be anonymous.
The tariff and conditions of hire are on the “Facility booking” page.