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Lansdowne Astroturf Sports Pitch

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Lansdowne Astroturf Sports Pitch

Lansdowne Astroturf Sports Pitch

Future LDN By Future LDN

Lansdowne has been at the heart of young people's lives in Stockwell for over 30 years. And so has it's astroturf which is desperately in need of some TLC (a total makeover). We need your help!

Lambeth Delivery stage

pledged of £40,461

Sorry this project was unsuccessful, we did not reach our fundraising goal.

Lansdowne has a 330 square meter astroturf pitch. It's the favourite facility of the young people who use the centre, and the one most in need of repair. We want to install a brand new 3G astroturf, hoardings, goals, floodlights & an overhead net (to save our footballs when we have an overexcited player... that happens a lot!) The space will be used year round by young people, giving them a safe & welcoming place to spend their afternoons, weekends and school holidays. It will be the home & training ground of the Lansdowne U12, U16 and U19 football teams, & it will accommodate other sports, including netball, cage cricket, tennis and badminton. We'll also make the pitch available to rent at affordable rates to local groups, putting Lansdowne at the heart of the community in Stockwell. We have the support of the local council but have not yet had confirmation on whether we need planning permission to make changes to the pitch. No pledges will be taken unless this is attained.

What we'll deliver:

  • Install bounce boards, goals and and overhead net
  • Refurbish floodlight system
  • Remove the existing astroturf surface, foundation and goals.
  • Install a new base layer with improved drainage.
  • Lay a new, 3G astroturf surface over the entire space

Why it's a great idea:

This is a great idea because Lansdowne is one of the few remaining community spaces in Stockwell. Lansdowne is supported by the the London Borough of Lambeth and run by an innovative community organisation (Enterprise LDN) which is committed to helping local youngsters to be healthy, stay safe, do well in school and to find meaningful pathways to success in life. It's also a great idea because this is what local young people who use the centre want more than anything! And if we are able to deliver this project, more young people will come to the centre to make friends and have fun. With this new facility, Lansdowne will become the heart of the community and a focal point for local people in Stockwell.

Steps to get it done:

  • Promote fundraising campaign with local people
  • Secure quotes from at least 3 contractors
  • Choose a contractor and sign contract for works
  • Commence fundraising through Spacehive
  • Commence works - Autumn 2017
  • Complete works and arrange launch party / tournament
  • Reach fundraising goal of £36,500k
  • Run fundraising event at Lansdowne during Summer 2017


Location Lambeth

About the space

Lansdowne's astroturf!


London Borough of Lambeth

How will the money be spent?Total £40,460

New 3G playing surface - £25,000 (62%)
New bounce boards to perimter of pitch - £7,500 (19%)
Netting over pitch - £4,000 (10%)
Other - £3,960 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

New 3G playing surface
New bounce boards to perimter of pitch
Netting over pitch
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  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT

Total £40,460

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