Cricket pitch hire

News | Long Ditton Cricket Club opportunity 

Elmbridge Borough Council are seeking offers for a new licence to occupy the Pavilion and cricket square at Long Ditton Recreation Ground for a term of up to 5 years. Offers - including name, address and contact details of proposed licensee, annual licence offer £ per annum, maintenance and usage proposals - to be sent in writing to greenspaces@elmbridge.gov.uk and cc’d to estates@elmbridge.gov.uk by 15 June 2022 at the latestRead the full information.

Bookings

A selection of cricket squares are available for hire in various locations across Elmbridge. Bookings are taken on a first come first served basis, either for a whole block booking playing season, occasional games or on an ad-hoc basis.

Changing facilities are provided as part of the hiring.

Please submit your booking request to us at the beginning of the season. Priority will be given to regular hirers.

Follow our user guide if you need help with the booking process.

How to make a request:

  • You can view pitch availability using the online form.
  • Once you have selected the date range and site available dates will be shown at the bottom of the screen
  • Select the dates and times you would like to book and add them to your booking.
  • You must agree to the terms and conditions of booking.
  • You will be asked to upload a copy of your organisation’s Public Liability Insurance with a minimum indemnity limit of not less than £5m (accepted file types: .jpeg .jpg .jpe .pdf .xps).
  • Ad hoc bookings (less than 5 bookings per request) will be payable online at the time of booking.
  • Regular bookings (5 or more per request) will be payable by invoice.
  • Booking requests should be made at least 2 weeks in advance. If you would like to book a pitch with less notice please contact leisure@elmbridge.gov.uk.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing to leisure@elmbridge.gov.uk by the end of the Tuesday before the week when the match is due to take place. Refunds will not be issued for matches cancelled by hirers after this time.

Block bookings that meet the conditions set by HMRC will qualify for a VAT exemption.

Cricket squares for hire

The following cricket squares can be hired for junior or senior teams:

  • Coronation Recreation Ground, Hersham

  • Long Ditton Recreation Ground   
  • Molesey Hurst Recreation Ground 

2022/2023 fees

All charges displayed below are ex VAT 

  • Senior casual 2pm start - £130
  • Senior 2pm start per season - £104
  • Under 16 casual 2pm start - £65
  • Under 16 block booking 2pm start - £50

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