Here at the GSPCA Animal Shelter in St Andrews we have a well equipped function and event room available for hire. This room is ideal for meetings, seminars, conferences and training and includes:

  • Seats up to 60 people

  • Use of attached kitchen

  • Bus stop 61 only 200 yards from the Shelter

  • Car park (limited parking at certain times)

We also have a smaller meeting room that comfortably seats 10 around a conference table and can fit an additional 10 around the outside of those seated. This room has a large screen with wired internet access.

For dates and availability we will respond to your request as soon as possible or you can call the Shelter on 01481 257261 or email [email protected]

Room rates as of 2023 are:

Large Training & Events Room -

£30 per hour

4 Hours - £85

8 hours - £160

Evening rates are the same

Conference Meeting Room -

£20 per hour

4 Hours - £55

8 hours - £90

Bulk bookings are open to additional discounts on request

Please note that these facilities are not available for adult parties , but we are open to inquiries for children's birthday parties.

Please email [email protected]  for inquiries.

GSPCA Room Hire Terms & Conditions 

Bookings and cancellations

  • The client must be 18 years or over. All bookings must be made in writing using the booking form below or details emailed to [email protected] . The details will be passed on to our finance department who will invoice the client directly.

  • A 50% deposit (not refundable) must be paid at time of booking. Payment can be made by cheque ( Payable to GSPCA), paypal or by card either at the desk or call 01481 257261.

  • The client must give at least two weeks notice to make a cancellation and this must be done in writing.

  • The client will be held responsible for any damage incurred. Payment should be made to the GSPCA.


  • For all bookings tea, coffee, biscuits and fruit can be provided at an extra cost. Organisations may provide their own catering or the GSPCA can provide a buffet type lunch at an extra cost. Please see catering leaflet for further information.

Health and Safety

  • The maximum number of people permitted in the training room is 60.

  • Fire exits must be kept clear and extinguishers must be kept visible at all times

  • In accordance with legislation, smoking is not permitted anywhere within the premises, please ask for details of designated areas.

  • Health and safety issues will be discussed in full on the day of hire.


  • The GSPCA does not accept responsibly for the property or persons attending or organising the event. Vehicles parked in the GSPCA's car park are parked at the owners risk. It is recommended that all valuables are removed from parked vehicles.

End of Hire

  • The client shall be responsible for leaving the premises and surrounding area in a clean and tidy condition.