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Please help us reach our goal and restore an historic Hoddesdon building.

Visit our GoFundMe page to learn more.

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Welcome to the Peace Cottage Community Hub, a venue providing support for community groups, located in our Grade II listed building in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire.

Within the beautiful 19th century setting our centre includes several large and small rooms as well as a community garden suitable for a range of activities to support individuals and local groups.

Unfortunately the building has been unused for some time and is in need of some repair, but with a little love we can restore it’s purpose as a place of gathering and provide a vital service to the community.  

Please visit our GoFundMe page to learn more.  Thank you.

For information on using our spaces or to ask about volunteering opportunities please email

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About Us

The Peace Cottage Community Hub is located in the Hoddesdon Quaker Meeting House built nearly 200 years ago.  The project has been developed collaboratively between Quakers and Churches Together in Hoddesdon, Broxbourne and Wormley.  

Our community steering group includes representatives from the local council, housing associations, local charities and arts groups.  The project coordinator is Dr Zoë Hudson, a social historian and cultural heritage consultant.

The Hoddesdon Quaker Meeting House is part of the Hertford & Hitchin Quaker Area Meeting (Religious Society of Friends – registered charity number 1131894).

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"This is a wonderful project for everybody in the community"

Clare Smith, Social Prescriber

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Peace Cottage was built in 1829 and designed by architect William Alderson.

Alderson was a Quaker and also designed meeting houses at Wigton and Stoke Newington.

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"It's about building the town as a community"

Tony Cox, Love Hoddesdon

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Summer Open Day 2021

Saturday 14th August (12:00-16:00)

Welcome to the Peace Cottage!

Come along to our beautiful Grade II listed Quaker Meeting House to find out more about our exciting new community centre and garden.

Our aim is to support the local community, promote well-being and friendship as well as engagement with arts and culture for the betterment of Hoddesdon and its surrounding area.

If you're interested in donating or a community group in need of space or just want to see if you can help out then we'd love to see you!

Email to find out more!

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"It's a place that's been loved, it's a meeting place that's been used well in the past.  It just needs restoring to something really good for the community"

Reverend Kate Carter, Hoddesdon Parish Church

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