Conference and Meeting Rooms

Moonee Valley’s premium theatre, functions, and events centre

The Clocktower Centre is a Moonee Valley City Council building, hosting theatre, functions, and events for the municipality.

Originally the Essendon Town Hall, the building has a rich history, and has undergone extensive refurbishment to become the thriving creative and community venue it is today.

As well as a 505-seat theatre, the venue has several rooms for hire suitable for conferences, meetings, training or the like. With an experienced catering team, and outstanding in-house technical team, the Clocktower creative professionals will work collaboratively with you from start to finish to create an inspired, unrivalled event that will dazzle your guests and be the talk of the town long after it has ended.

Take a virtual tour of the venue by clicking here.

Balcony Tower Room

The Balcony Tower room, aptly named after the namesake Clocktower, is a light filled space surrounded by a balcony looking over the bustling streets on Moonee Ponds. Perfect for your next training, meeting, or private gathering. Also available in half size (Balcony room or Tower room).

Pascoe Room

The Pascoe room is a large function room featuring polished jarrah floorboards and high ceilings. It is the perfect space for conferences, special dinners and events or forums. Also available in half size.

Moonee Valley City Council Staff Bookings

For booking enquiries made by MVCC staff, please use the link below.

Technical Requirements

Our meeting rooms can be equipped with audio visual and lighting equipment. With a professional in-house technical department, we are sure to make your event as amazing as can be.

Terms and Conditions of Hire

Please read the terms and conditions of hire at the Clocktower Centre.


The Clocktower Centre has a dedicated professional catering team available for your catering requirements. The centre is fully licensed and features a daily café open 8 – 2pm every weekday.

If you're looking for a venue that allows self-catering, please visit Moonee Valley City Council's website for a full list of halls for hire.