School Lettings

Howell’s School is proud of its exceptional modern educational facilities in buildings of character and as part of our links to the local area, we make our superb facilities available to the community for such events as:

  • Weddings
  • Conferences/meetings
  • Receptions

We fully recognise our responsibilities under charity law and seek opportunities to provide a wider public benefit where this is possible. Children from neighbouring schools are regularly welcomed in to join our students for many exciting events throughout the year.

Our facilities are also used during the school holidays by King's Sports camps and at weekends by The Saturday Circle (Children’s Language Group), Speech and Drama and The Suzuki Piano School.

If you would like to enquire about availability please contact Frances Keeping, our lettings co-ordinator on 02920 261875 or email We offer very competitive rates for lettings.

For information on School Lettings please contact:-

Frances Keeping

Lettings Co-ordinator
Howells School Llandaff
Cardiff Road

 Tel: 02920 261875

Facilities for hire include: 


Indoor Swimming Pool

Perfect for swimming lessons, aqua aerobics, diving, life guard training and swimming clubs. We also run Stay and Swim sessions which extends a warm welcome to the very youngest members of our community and their families on a weekly basis. For more information on Stay and Swim please click here.

Great Hall

The splendid Great Hall is probably the grandest of our facilities and provides a wonderful venue for dinners, receptions, conferences, weddings, concerts and charity events. The Great Hall was built in 1900 and features magnificent murals of Shakespearean scenes by J M Staniforth and a fabulous Danish oak floor. The Great Hall can be configured into many different setups to tailor to your event. We would be happy to discuss these with you.

Day Room

The Day Room doubles up as a fantastic gallery and reception space with its high ceilings and access to a marvellous courtyard. 

Sports Hall

The Sports Hall was opened in 1997 by Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson and includes an upper storey with male and female changing facilities. We are able to cater for all sorts of sports and exercise events such as Badminton, Basketball, Netball and Indoor Athletics. The Sports Hall is used by a number of local clubs throughout the weekday evenings. Not only a wonderful setting for all sport and exercise related activity, the Sports Hall can be used for a huge range of other purposes such as award ceremonies, shows and concerts. 


The Library is a great space at Howell’s that can be used all for kinds of events as it has been designed with mobile, easy to move book shelves.

Prep School Hall

The Prep School Hall is a medium sized space which can seat up to 150 people and can be configured into various different setups for your event. The Prep School Hall has a sound rig and access to the Prep School play area.


The Music Recital Hall, known as the Octagon is a lovely intimate performance space with excellent acoustics ideal for chamber music activities and recitals. The Octagon is housed in Cumberland Lodge, the childhood home of Roald Dahl, who lived there from 1921 to 1927.

Music Practice Rooms

Our Music Wing is an ideal for teaching space for teaching individual students and small music groups. Each practice room is equipped with a piano, mirror and is sound proofed.

The Hub@Howell's 

The hub@Howell's is an incredibly versatile L-shaped facility suitable for seminars and presentations, as well as gentle exercise classes and small community groups. The bright and airy meeting space has bi-fold doors that open onto the enclosed courtyard with its bistro furniture. The break-out café area includes a finishing kitchen, with high spec coffee machine, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The hub@Howell's is fully wheelchair accessible, with an accessible toilet and baby changing facilities.

Howell's School provides tremendous "value-added" in terms of public examination results, which are consistently higher than predicted in independent assessments.

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