MyLocalPitch’s ‘Outstanding London Sports Venue Award’ has been won by Will to Win Lammas Park in Ealing.
Will to Win was set up 20 years ago to improve sport facilities in public parks and they have been operating Lammas Park since 2000. ‘Sport For All’ is the company motto and this vision is achieved through getting more people into sports and keeping fit all year around by providing attractive, accessible and affordable facilities in public areas.
This mantra has produced terrific results and only this month Lammas Park has officially opened three new floodlit astroturf football pitches which can also be used for tennis.
Will to Win is having a positive impact as Sport England’s report into participation reports that 39.3% of Ealing locals engage in at least one session a week.
The award, which is determined by MyLocalPitch users, was based on pitch quality, venue amenities and customer experience.
MyLocalPitch is a platform for sports players who want to find and book sports venues in London. Users have the choice of over 1,000 venues for 15 featured sports.
Jamie Foale, Co-Founder of MyLocalPitch, said: “Will to Win continues to work wonders in getting more people into sport and activities across London. Lammas Park is an exceptional example of the commitment shown in operating sports facilities in London and their team thoroughly deserve this award.”
Steve Riley, Founder and Director at Will to Win said: “Will to Win has spent the past 20 years working with councils to develop great, affordable, accessible facilities in parks and, in more recent years have diversified into football and netball. This award means a lot to us as it demonstrates that local players have heard of what we do and appreciate the services we offer the local community, which not only include facilities but also coaching and cafe hubs.”
MyLocalPitch will be presenting an award to a stand out sports venue each month based on the feedback from its users. To find out more about the award or how to sign up to MyLocalPitch please visit
About Will to Win
Will to Win is a tennis company, set up 20 years ago to improve the tennis and sports facilities in public parks and enable year round play for all ages and abilities.
BY - Will Chrimes
15 July 2016