• 1921 – A meeting of villagers appointed a committee to use funds raised within the village to establish and maintain a Village Hall.
  • 1926 – The original Recreation Hall (a wooden building) was erected on land that had been conveyed from Wigginton Parish Council in 1925.
  • 1969 – A disastrous fire destroyed the wooden building on 24th July, though the adjacent Church Hall was saved.
  • 1970 – The Hall was rebuilt as a brick structure on the same footprint as before.
  • 1981 – The Hall’s kitchen was extended and a Committee Room and storeroom were created.
  • 1984 – The wooden Church Hall was replaced by a further extension of the Recreation Hall (the St. Nicholas Room).
  • 1988 – An extension providing a new entrance hall and extended toilets was added.
  • 2007 – An accessible toilet and additional storeroom were added to the east end of the building.
  • The hall re-registered with the Charities Commission as WIGGINTON RECREATION HALL TRUST
    Charity No. 1154768.
    Solar panels fitted to the south facing roof.
  • 2014 – Following a series of rainwater leaks and consequent damage, the Hall’s roof was renewed.
  • 16th July 2016 – Celebration of 90 years of service to the local community!
  • 2017 – Additional Fire Precautions installed including full smoke detection and automatic fire door
    magnet retainers/closer unit fitted to all access and communicating doors.
  • 2019 – All lighting upgraded to LED type.
  • 2020 – New agreement reached with NHS Property Services for long term car park lease.
  • 2021 – A defibrillator was fitted outside the hall following a funding appeal from member groups.
  • 2022 – The main hall was renamed THE MICHAEL HASELTINE HALL in recognition of the retiring Secretary.
    Gas meter moved from gents toilets to outside for improved access and safety.
  • 2023 – Major improvements carried out throughout the hall partially funded by a grant from the
    The work including installing a new heating system boiler and kitchen water heater, a
    Mechanical Heat Recovery Ventilation System in the Michael Haseltine Hall, total re-painting
    of the hall internally, new entrance doors fitted, additional solar panels including battery
    storage installed and fire alarm system further upgraded including automatic monitoring.
  • 2024 – A donation was received from Barratt Homes which was used to replace the outside
    wooden door with a uPVC type coloured to match the new entry doors.
    A grant was received from Haxby and Wigginton Ward Committee to replace the wooden fire
    door sets with uPVC types.
    NHS Property Services carried out a rewilding of the grassed area of the car park and
    installed a 3 seater bench and 2 planters manufactured at Full Sutton Prison.