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Sport grounds and pitches


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Bayham Road playing fields

  • football pitches - two adult pitches, one 9x9 pitch, and six junior pitches
  • stoolball and rounders pitches
  • changing room

Cadogan playing fields

  • football pitches - two adult pitches
  • changing facilities

Colebrook recreation ground

  • football pitches - one adult pitch and one 9x9 junior pitch
  • changing facilities
  • outdoor gym

Located between Clifton Road, Caley Road and Apple Tree Lane.

Hawkenbury recreation ground

  • astro turf for five-a-side and hockey
  • changing facilities
  • cricket pitch - one adult wicket and one junior wicket
  • football pitches - one adult pitch, one junior pitch, and one mini pitch
  • stoolball and rounders
  • tennis courts

Accessed from Hawkenbury Road or Boundary Road.

Hilbert recreation ground

  • football pitches - one adult pitch and one junior pitch
  • wheeled sports area
  • changing facilities

Adjoining Grosvenor recreation ground.

Rusthall playing fields

  • football pitches - two adult pitches and one 9v9 pitch
  • changing facilities

St Marks playing fields

  • cricket pitches - two adult wickets and two junior wickets
  • rugby pitches
  • changing facilities

Located on the corner of Frant Road and Forest Road.

Pitches are booked through Tunbridge Wells Rugby Football Club or the Borderers Cricket Club.

The Nevill Ground

  • cricket pitch - adult and junior pitches
  • changing facilities

Home to Tunbridge Wells Cricket Club and Tunbridge Wells Hockey Club.

At times pitches will not be available at short notice due to weather conditions. For up to date information please contact pitch line on 01892 534472.

Out of hours contact number: 07920 534369.


Football

To book a football pitch:

Email: parksteam@tunbridgewells.gov.uk

Tel: 01892 554031

Football pitches must be booked two days in advance.

Hire cost

Type Cost (ex. VAT) Cost (incl. VAT)
Adult pitch £79.00 £94.80
Junior pitch £34.00 £40.80
Youth football (11v11) £41.00 £49.20
Minis and training £62.00 £74.40
Children’s football party (including use of pavilion) £69.00 £82.80

Pitches

PitchJuniorSenior Changing facilities
Bayham Road Yes  YesYes
Cadogan playing fields No  YesYes
Colebrook recreation ground No  YesYes
Hawkenbury recreation ground YesYesYes
Hilbert recreation ground YesYesYes
Rusthall YesYesYes

Out of hours contact number: 07920 534369.


Cricket

To book a cricket pitch:

Email: parksteam@tunbridgewells.gov.uk

Tel: 01892 554031

Cricket pitches must be booked one week in advance.

Hire cost

Type Match cost 10 + matches
Adult before 5pm £102.00 £85.00
Adult after 5pm £98.40 £82.00
Youth match (adult wicket) £50.40 £42.00
Junior match £43.20 £36.00

Pitches

PitchJuniorAdult Changing facilities
Hawkenbury recreation ground Yes  Yes  Yes 
St Marks playing fieldYesYesYes

Nevill Cricket Ground

To book a cricket pitch:

Email: parksteam@tunbridgewells.gov.uk

Tel: 01892 554031

Cricket pitches must be booked one week in advance.

Hire cost

Type Match cost 10 + matches
Nevill main all day £240.00 £200.00
Nevill main all afternoon £186.00 £155.00
Nevill main after 5pm £147.60 £123.00
Youth cricket (adult wicket) (main and upper) £50.40 £42.00
Juniors (main and upper) £43.20 £36.00
Junior festival (main and upper) £76.80 £64.00
Nevill upper £110.40 £92.00

Pavilion hire

The Pavilion is available to hire for £22.80 per hour, £70.80 for four hours, or £141.60 for all day (eight hours). Please contact us for more information and to check availability. Once availability is confirmed please complete and return the pavilion hire form.


Astroturf

To book an astroturf pitch:

Email: parksteam@tunbridgewells.gov.uk

Tel: 01892 554031

Hire cost

Hire areaTime Cost per hour 10 + cost per hour
Whole area 9am - 6pm £74.40 £62.00
Whole area 6pm - 10pm £129.60 £108.00
2/3 pitch 9am - 6pm £60.00 £50.00
2/3 pitch 6pm - 10pm £104.40 £87.00
1/3 pitch 9am - 6pm £40.80 £34.00
1/3 pitch 6pm - 10pm £70.80 £59.00

Pitches

Pitch Astroturf pitch Changing facilities
Hawkenbury recreation ground Yes  Yes 

Current vacant astroturf slots

  • Mondays between 5pm - 8:30pm
  • Tuesdays between 7pm - 8pm
  • Wednesdays between 5pm - 7:30pm
  • Thursdays between 6pm - 10pm
  • Fridays between 6pm - 10pm

Frequently asked questions

What’s included in the price of hire?

Use of changing facilities, showers, nets and corner flags.

How do I pay for the pitch?

One off bookings are payable in advance. Payment can be made over the telephone with a debit or credit card by calling the Parks team. For block bookings of 10 or more matches, you will be sent an invoice every month. Pitch fees are reviewed each year  on 1 April. If you require further information please contact the Parks team.

What if there’s a problem with the pitch, changing rooms or equipment?

We will do our best to ensure everything is ready for your match, however, occasionally things go wrong. In this case contact the site representative who will do what they can to assist you. Alternatively contact the out of hours service on 07920 534369.

Who puts up the nets?

The site representative will put up nets and corner flags. They may make other arrangements with individual clubs/teams where clubs are willing to assist.

Who is responsible for cancelling matches?

We carry out pitch inspections 24 hours prior to games being played and pitch line is updated with the current information. A further inspection is carried out on the morning of the booking. Pitch line will be updated again at this point. Match officials may decide to cancel games at short notice due to pitch conditions for health and safety reasons.

How do I know if my match has been cancelled?

You can contact pitch line on 01892 534472. Clubs and teams will be contacted by email. Cancellations will also be posted on Twitter, follow us @TWellsCouncil.

If the information you require is not shown above please contact the Parks team.


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