New Junior Football Pitch - Grand Opening

Funded by Sport England and Veolia Environmental Trust.

Official opening of the new pitch with a guest list to include representatives from Sport England, Veolia, The Sussex County FA, Active Sussex, Wealden District Council, East Sussex Junior Football League, Broad Oak and Horam JFC, AFC Uckfield Colts, St. Marks CE Primary School, HD Parish Council, the contractors: Bourne Amenity Ltd. TGMS Ltd. and the local press.

There will be a programme of activities including:

  • Official Opening
  • Football Coaching with members of Broad Oak and Horam JFC and AFC Uckfield Colts
  • Series of mini-soccer matches

Come along! Saturday, 9th September, 2pm.

New Cricket Roller Project

We've done it! Our goal of £15,876 has been reached. The new roller has been ordered and while we wait for it to be built the manufacturers have kindly loaned us a similar model for our groundsman to play with.

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Much thanks to all who helped to make this possible. including:

  • TR Fastenings
  • Hadlow Down Tap Club
  • Hadlow Down Variety Club
  • Hadlow Down Village Fayre
  • The Gatwick Trust
  • The customers of Waitrose in Heathfield and Uckfield and their green disks
  • Tesco Bags of Help scheme - Jarvis Brook
  • C. J. Thorne Ltd.
  • Nigel Russell
  • Hadlow Down Bonfire
  • Hadlow Down and Moulscombe Wanderers Cricket Club
  • All those who supported our Pop-up Dining events, Quiz night and Jumble Sale
  • All our supporters and fundraisers - your name may not be here but without you it can't be done!

The volunteer groundsman who looks after the wickets logged over 120 hours in wicket preparation during last season and the greater part of the time was spent rolling the playing surface.

The New Junior Pitch - Drainage Project

This project has been funded by Sport England (£63k) and Veolia Environmental Trust (£19k);

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obviously without their support, this project would not have happened.

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Thank you to both organisations for their generous support. The pitch is now ready for the Grand Opening in September.

Find The Playing Field

Holding a Wedding, Party or other Event?

The field and the pavilion are available to hire for children's parties, bar-b-ques or other events. There are toilets, kitchen, a small room and a veranda with a lovely sunny aspect. Hot water and electricity are available.