Norton Sports Centre 2018

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We are developing our facilities at Norton Sports Centre. At the heart of the plans are two new artificial pitches – one for hockey and one for rugby/football. Both high quality pitches will be complemented by spectator seating and new changing facilities.

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Project details

Project Manager: David Holland, Department of Estates and Facilities Management

Contact: [email] david.holland@sheffield.ac.uk [tel] 0114 222 9030

Client: Sport Sheffield

Location: Norton Playing Fields, off Warminster Road (Sheffield S8)

Timescale: Open to students, staff and public in summer 2018

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About the pitches

National competition standard hockey pitch

The hockey pitch will be developed to national competition standard, providing an excellent resource for our own students and the clubs who already use our existing hockey facilities, as well as creating a centre for regional and national competitions.

This development will enhance the standard of hockey facilities in the Sheffield City Region, offering a much-needed new resource and generating income to support Sport Sheffield activities for our own students, staff and community.

3G Rugby and/or football multi-sport pitch:

This new pitch will make all-weather play possible at our Norton facility, significantly increasing the playing time available for students and members of the public.

The pitch will also have a spectator stand, creating an ideal atmosphere for competitive match play and tournaments. The pitch will provide much needed year-round facilities for rugby union, rugby league, American football, lacrosse and football, complementing the outstanding grass facilities already on site.

Contact us

Project enquiries: Project Manager David Holland, david.holland@sheffield.ac.uk / 0114 222 9030

General enquiries: The EFM Help Desk will put you in touch with the right person, efmhelpdesk@sheffield.ac.uk / 0114 222 9000

For more information about the new pitches and all the facilities available through Sport Sheffield, please contact Andy Cox, Director of Sport Sheffield, email a.c.cox@sheffield.ac.uk