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Swanley RFC's Olympic Ground

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Swanley RFC's Olympic Ground

Swanley RFC's Olympic Ground

Swanley RFC By Swanley RFC

Swanley RFC's Olympic challenge of repairing current structures and installing new equipment in our new ground to help the club be the biggest local sports hub in the town, for the local community.

Swanley Delivery stage

pledged of £61,009

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

With the backing of Swanley Town Council, we are planning to move into our new ground, ready for the 2023/24 season. To create an enjoyable and safe area for our players, club members and supporters, the club have highlighted areas in the current buildings and facilities that don't meet our needs. Several buildings require renovation to make them fit for use. One building needing attention will be a physio room to allow a professional and gender-neutral space for player treatment. Another will be a new kitchen room to offer pitch side food and drinks, which will require new cooking and storage equipment. This room will be divided to house our club shop. So we can offer all-year-round rugby and training to all club sections, our designated training pitch needs to be floodlit with LED lights and a container to house our training equipment. The current pitch side stand, offering spectators shelter, needs repair work and painting with additional seating and access for disabled users.

What we'll deliver:

  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Training Pitch Flood Lights
  • Pitch side barriers for advertising and spectator safety
  • Electronic Score Board
  • Physio Room
  • Pitch Side Stand Seating

Why it's a great idea:

We will be able to offer all year-round rugby to residents in the local and surrounding areas for anyone regardless of age, gender, ability and disability. We will be able to open the club up to minority rugby groups, including offering walking rugby to less abled members, hosting after-school training sessions to under 18 children and growing our current sections of the club, including the youth, men's and women's teams, with the long term plan of being a sports hub for the community.

Steps to get it done:

  • Professional Physio Room
  • Kitchen For Pitch Side Food and Drinks
  • Training Pitch Flood Lights
  • Pitch Side Barriers and Advertising Boards
  • Spectator Seating
  • Score Board


Location Swanley

About the space

This area will is our new ground. We will have 1 pitch and 1 training area with the scope to have 3 pitches. New changing facilities are behind the stand.


Sevenoaks District Council

How will the money be spent?Total £61,008

Kitchen and Bar Room - £39,653 (65%)
Pitch Advertising Barriers and Nets - £6,089 (10%)
Score Board - £3,598 (6%)
Training Pitch Flood Lights - £3,186 (5%)
Stand and Bar Seating - £2,160 (4%)
Physio Room - £1,599 (3%)
Other - £4,724 (8%)

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.

Kitchen and Bar Room
Pitch Advertising Barriers and Nets
Score Board
Training Pitch Flood Lights
Stand and Bar Seating
Physio Room
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  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction fees
  • VAT


This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on:

  • Pitch Flood Lights
  • Pitch Side Stand Covered Seating Area
  • New Lighting For Stand and Entrance Drive

Total £61,008

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