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Lilleshall National Sports Centre

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Lilleshall National Sports Centre

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Name:Lilleshall National Sports Centre
Sports:Archery, Football, Rugby, Gymnastics, Basketball, Judo, Taekwondo, Hockey

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The Lilleshall National Sports Centre is accessible for sports groups or individuals of all levels. The Centre can cater for UK based athletes and teams as well as those from abroad. Lilleshall also welcomes community based sport, clubs and schools.

The main building was completed in 1831 as a hunting lodge for the Duke of Sutherland and his family. Today the GB gymnastic and Archery federations are based here, together with the English Institute of Sport.

There are 9 grass pitches and 2 synthetic pitches. The King George Hall and Princess Royal Hall are home to all indoor activities 

Sports Camp Rates from just £55/24 hour period

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 Lilleshall is easily accessible by good road and motorway networks and is just 2 miles from the A41, 4 miles from the A5, 7 miles from Junction 3 of the M54 and 12 miles from Junction 10 of the M6.  Mainline railway stations with links to London and the rest of the UK are within a 15 minute drive. 

Stafford, Telford, Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury are all within a 25 minute drive of Lilleshall.  Other local attractions include Weston Park, Ironbridge Gorge and Museums, Hoo Farm, Telford Town Park and Wonderland, The Wrekin, RAF Cosford, Telford Ski Centre and telford International Centre.



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Training Facilities


Lilleshall National Sports Centre hosted the England Football team completed their 1966 World Cup training camp


9 Grass pitches
Frequently used by clubs, colleges, semi-professional and professional teams
The pitches are maintained to a high standard, being irrigated daily.
Full size goals are portable, so the pitches can accommodate any style of training
2 floodlit synthetic pitches; one has the new Polygrass Olympia surface as used in the Beijing and London Olympics. The second pitch uses a "Tiger Turf" surface
Indoor sports hall for 5-a-side and Futsal


Both Indoor and Outdoor areas.
The Sutherland Hall has undergone major redevelopment to gibe GB archers the best chance for Olympic success.
New outdoor archery range (70m) with a covered technical area.
Refurbished indoor range (70m) with viewing area where state of the art high speed cameras are used for expert analysis.
Permanent technical video analysis areas on both ranges with fixed speed cameras.
The outdoor range meets FITA competition field orientation to mirror the conditions archers will face at the Olympics.


2 floodlit synthetic pitches
One pitch has the new Polygrass Olympia surface
Same specification as Beijing and London Olympic games
The pitch is regualrly used by GB and England Men's and Women's senior teams
The second pitch is a "Tiger Turf" pitch
Indoor sports hall for indoor practise


Indoor sports hall


Gymnastics Hall including pitted area perfect as a safe practice area for some of the higher equipment
Has been the home of GB Gymnastics since 1970s
Can cater for community, school and elite groups


Wenlock Hall is a large multi purpose sports hall
Sprung hardwood flooring
Male and female changing rooms


Dedicated weightlifting facilities.

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