Published Tuesday, 12 March 2019
The sports pavilion at Woolmer Hill Sports Ground in Haslemere is to receive a welcome face lift with an extensive refurbishment and extension to the existing facility.
The pavilion is currently used by a number of sporting clubs including hockey, football, rugby and athletics. The plans centre around a large first floor terrace for events that also provides superb views over the playing pitches. Improvements to disabled access, function space and energy efficiency are all part of the design.
Haslemere Army and Air Force Cadet groups will also be welcomed to the building and their new home will provide modern facilities at ground floor level.
Waverley Borough Council Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Finance and Communications, Councillor Ged Hall said: “The building is in desperate need of modernisation and this extension and refurbishment to the Pavilion will help maintain a sustainable community space for the sports teams that use the facility but will also become a fantastic new base for the local cadets. ”
Neil Francis, Chairman of the Woolmer Hill Sports Association and former Chairman of the Haslemere Hockey Club said,” We are looking forward to the pavilion getting a much-needed upgrade, it will enable all clubs to host sporting events and will, when finished, be one of the best multi-sports facilities in the Borough. The pavilion is a focal point for Hockey, Rugby, Athletics and Football."
Plans were also recently unveiled to bring a new state-of-the-art 4G sports pitch to Woolmer Hill Sports Ground.
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Pic from right to left:
Mr Neil Francis - Chairman of the Woolmer Hill Sports Association, Ms Heidi Wells - Haslemere & England Hockey, Cllr Carole King -Waverley Borough Council Ward member & Portfolio Holder for Housing, Mr Richard George - Chairman Haslemere Rugby Club, Ms Zoe Johnston - U16s Goal Keeper Haslemere Football Club, Mr “Albert" Hall - U16s Coach Haslemere Football Club, Cllr Ged Hall - Waverley Borough Council Property Portfolio Holder & Haslemere Rugby Club President.
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