An important facility available to our Parish is the hall behind St. Oswald's Church in Burghfield. This is known as "The Leonard Rooms" after the first parish priest of the new church, Leonard Vickers OSB who went on to become abbot of Douai Abbey before he died.

The Leonard Rooms are available for Parish  activities and also for the wider community. A multiplicity of local clubs and organizations use the hall, it also houses the local food bank.

Having read the above link which gives details of the facilities the hall can offer, please read the following documents for further details about arrangements for using the hall:-

Use of Hall

Application form

Hiring the Hall

To apply to hire the hall fill out this Application Form  having first checked for availability by emailing the parish secretary

Appendix A  Agreement for individual hire

Appendix B Agreement for organizations wishing to hire.

Those hiring the hall need to be aware of the fire regulations, see below :-

Fire Regulations





  St Michael's Church is on Bishopswood Road, Tadley. The post code is RG26 4HG.

  Attached to St Michael's is our parish room, used for meetings, groups, children's liturgy and coffee after mass on Sundays.

  Our parish priest, Father Patrick Tansey, lives at the presbytery next door to the church. The presbytery phone number is 01189814572.

            St Michaels Exterior





St Oswald's Church is on Abbey Park, Burghfield Common.  The post code is RG7 3HQ.  St Oswald's has a church hall available for parish and community use. 

The hall is known as "The Leonard Rooms" after the first Parish Priest of St Oswald's. 

The Burghfield Church Hall section of this website has more information about hiring this hall.


               St Oswalds Exterior





We're the Catholic community of Tadley, Mortimer, Burghfield Common, Kingsclere and the villages around. We aim to be friendly, welcoming and strong in our faith. We invite you to join us in prayer and worship. We're proud of of our Catholic Faith in the risen Christ and are keen to share it with you!

We have two churches - St Michael's in Tadley and St Oswald's in Burghfield Common.

Our parish priest is Father Patrick Tansey.FatherP

For new parishioners please feel free to introduce yourself to a welcomer before Mass or our priest afterwards. Alternatively use the form on the contact us part of this website.



We belong to the Roman Catholic diocese of Portsmouth. part of the North West Hampshire pastoral area  serving the parishes of Andover, Basingstoke, Hook, Tadley and Burghfield common.

 Father Patrick Tansey welcomes you to St. Michael’s Church in Tadley and St.Oswald’s Church in Burghfield Common.  We look forward to meeting new parishioners at both our churches; please introduce yourself to our  welcomers before Mass, or priest after Mass. You can also register online by filling in a contact form..

The parish is committed to the operating procedures for Health and Safety and Safeguarding which can be found on the Portsmouth Diocese website. The links are below:-


Rev Father Patrick Tansey 01189814572

If in an emergency  Father Patrick is not available call:-

St Bede's Church Basingstoke   01256 465214 or

St Joseph's church Basingstoke on  01256 323595


Parish Secretary

Mrs Barbara Davis ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Safeguarding Officers

Mrs Kath Murtagh (Tadley) 01189814658

Mrs Ellen Goodall (Burghfield Common) 01189833332

Health and Safety Officer

Mr Tony Darroch

Church Hall Co-ordinator


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