Football

A football match on one of the Manor Road pitches in Keynsham

Keynsham Town Council is delighted to announce that both junior and full size pitches can now be booked at the Manor Rd playing fields for both fixtures and training. A pitch can be booked for the following times (unless by arrangement)

  • Mornings: 10.00am-12.30pm
  • Afternoons: 1.30pm-4pm

There are 3 options available in respect of pitch hire: Casual Bookings, Seasonal Team Bookings & Club Pitch Bookings.

Casual Bookings

A one-off fixture/practice session. VAT is chargeable.

Saturday or Sunday only. (+ £40 if weekday match and attendant required).

Team Local Out of Parish
Adult £54.00 £74.40
Junior £34.80 £48.00

All prices include VAT @20%

Local Team

Either the Team comprises AT LEAST 50% OF KEYNSHAM RESIDENTS ( a list of names and addresses of players required to qualify for the local rate) OR the team belongs to a Club with a seasonal pitch booking

Team Seasonal Bookings

Teams hire the pitch for a season on specified dates (up to 20 fixtures). Teams provide their own nets/corner posts

Team Local Out of Parish
Adult (Season) £450.00 (£22.50 per match) £750.00 (£37.50 per match)
Junior (Season) £250.00 (£12.50 per match) £400.00 (£20.00 per match)

Prices do not include VAT

Seasonal Bookings are paid In Two Sums: 50% by 30 September and the Final 50% by 1 January

Season

Up to 20 matches

Local Team

Either the Team comprises AT LEAST 50% OF KEYNSHAM RESIDENTS ( a list of names and addresses of players required to qualify for the local rate).

Club Pitch Hire

Guaranteed pitch availability throughout the season on the day/time specified for use by multiple teams belonging to the Club. Nets and posts provided.

Price per pitch per session (i.e. am or pm) guaranteed availability for a full 36 weeks. Half price would be charged if a club only wanted every other week to account for home and away fixtures. (Price in brackets = cost/match).

Pitch Size Price per 36 week season Price per 18 week season Per Match
60 x 100 (full size) £900.00 £450.00 £25.00
50 x 80 £720.00 £360.00 £20.00
60 x 40 £540.00 £270.00 £15.00
40 x 30 £450.00 £225.00 £12.50

Prices do not include VAT The full amount is Invoiced on confirmation of the booking and payable within 30 days unless by arrangement

Season

Last Saturday in August to first Sunday in May

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Conditions of hire

  1. No sub-letting of pitches is permitted.
  2. Any equipment or property left in changing room accommodation is done so at the risk of the hirer.
  3. The hirer is in all instances required to indemnify the Town Council against any claim for personal loss or injury arising out of the use of any facility, including damage to property. A copy of your teams public liability insurance is requested.
  4. Charges are published on a separate leaflet. The Town Council reserves the right to vary such charges at its discretion. The junior rate is applicable in the case of teams in which the majority of players are under 17 years of age.
  5. The Football Season is regarded as commencing not before the last Saturday in August and ending not later than the first Sunday in May. Bookings will only be accepted outside these dates at the discretion of the Town Council.
  6. Bookings may be made on:
    1. an individual match basis;
    2. a seasonal basis (i.e. up to 20 matches within the season).

    Upon receipt of a booking application form, written confirmation will be issued which may be presented to Leagues as proof of a home pitch.

  7. Seasonal bookings are payable in two sums i.e. 50% by 30th September and the remaining 50% by 1st January. For casual bookings, requests for payment will be issued for each match as and when appropriate.
  8. No refunds can be made in respect of matches booked and paid for but unused. However, every effort will be made to re‑arrange matches postponed with due notice or because of bad weather.
  9. Dates of Home matches must be notified on your fixtures list in advance when returning the completed application form, to avoid the possibility of double booking. Cancellations/postponements (except those due to bad weather) must be notified at least one week before the date of play. Failure to do so may result in an additional charge being made.
  10. If you are seeking to pay the discounted local charge *(see note below) then it will be necessary for you to provide a full list of the names and addresses of all team players as submitted by your club to the Football Association so that the Town Council can verify that charge is applicable. This list should accompany the booking form.
  11. Priority in booking pitches will be given to teams wholly or partly based in Keynsham.
  12. The Town Council reserves the right to cancel any fixtures.
  13. Allocation of pitches is at the discretion of the groundsman on duty not the team playing.

Schedule of accommodation

  1. The facilities provided by the Town Council comprise the pitch and changing accommodation, that has showers, hot water and lighting. The Town Council is also responsible for cleaning and pitch marking.
  2. The goal nets and corner posts are not provided at any location. Items not included are the responsibility of the hirer.
  3. Teams are reminded that they must leave the pitch in the condition they found it ready for play i.e. Teams must not leave litter, bottles, cans, food, items of clothing or goal post tape on pitches. This includes away teams. Changing rooms must be left tidy.

To qualify for a Local Team at least 50% of the players must be Keynsham residents and a list of names and addresses will be required to qualify for this local rate prior to invoice and payment.

All enquiries and details regarding these charges etc. should be directed to the TownCouncil (Telephone 0117 986 8683) email: Vivienne@keynsham-tc.gov.uk

Download an Application Form for hire of football pitches at Manor Road, Keynsham

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