Football pitch hire

A selection of football pitches 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 any 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.
  • Once you have added a date you can change the pitch, time and day options to add multiple sessions to your booking.
  • If the time and date you would like to book is not shown on the drop down list it is not available to book, and you will need to amend your search terms to find an available slot.
  • 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.
  • The amount you are charged will adjust depending on the number of bookings you add to your request. Please see the table below for match pricing.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing to 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. 

Football pitches for hire

Football pitches for hire
 Venue  Pitch 1   Pitch 2   Pitch 3  Pitch 4
Cobham Recreation Ground  X  X    
Coronation Recreation Ground  X  X  X  80 yards x 50 yards (pitch 4)
Elm Grove Recreation Ground  X      
Long Ditton Recreation Ground  X  X  X  60 yards x 40 yards
Molesey Hurst Recreation Ground  X  X    
West End Recreation Ground   X  X  80 yards x 50 yards (Pitch 3)  
West Molesey Recreation Ground  X      


Football pitch hire rates 1 April 2019 - 31 March 2020
 Football  Charge (ex VAT)
 Senior game (casual) per game  £125.50
 Regulars* per game senior  £77
 Per season juniors 16 and under (casual)  £56.50
 Regulars per game juniors 16 and under  £33
 Regular mini pitch  £24.50
 Training  £53.50
 Pavilion only  £42


Additional football pitches available for hire

Xcel3 Synthetic Turf Pitch, a full-sized, floodlit, third generation synthetic turf football pitch at the Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Complex, Walton on Thames. To book a pitch at the Xcel Complex contact the centre on 01932 260300.

Xcel3 hiring fees
   Third (per hour)    Full (per hour)  
   Peak  Off peak  Peak Off peak 
non member   £50.40  £37.80  £97.80  £60
more card member   £42  £31.50  £81.50  £51
Kinetica member  £42  £31.50  £81.50  £51


Xcel3 hiring fees
   non member   more/
 Kinetica member 
 Offer applies to 
Match rate
(for a 2.5 hour
 £114.60  £95.50  Sat 12 noon-4pm
 Sun 10am-3pm
Casual pay and
play rate 
 £4.45  £3.65  Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
 Sat/Sun 12 noon-6pm

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