Playfiveaside Vauxhall Rhino Turf has picked up MyLocalPitch’s ‘Outstanding London Sports Venue Award’ for July.
This superb football facility has one seven-a-side and one five-a-side pitch which are available for hire throughout the year. It is one of the most popular in Lambeth where Sport England reports that 44.2% of locals engage in at least one activity session a week.
Playfiveaside and Vauxhall Rhino Turf have delivered the perfect footballing experience for all levels. Players can get involved in fun one-off fixtures or more competitive league and tournament formats for all ages.
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: “Despite England’s dreadful display in France there hasn’t been a drop off in football bookings during July and Playfiveaside Vauxhall Rhino Turf deserves their award. It’s a cracking venue that our users love playing at, so well done to everyone involved at the facility.”
Numair Gul, Events Organiser at Playfiveaside said: “Since opening the Vauxhall Rhino Turf venue in March we have had a huge amount interest at the venue. We have been lucky enough to fill 90% of the evening mid- week slots as well as allowing for community use during the day. It has been a pleasure working alongside MyLocalPitch, who have consistently offered this venue for their customers.”
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
MyLocalPitch launched in January 2014 as a platform for sports players who want to search for and book sports venues in London. The site includes 1,000 venues for 15 featured sports, 250,000 users to date and 35,000 unique users per month with an app launched in November 2015. Owners include NED of Premier League; former FA chairman and ex-Ireland international footballer.
BY - Will Chrimes
15 August 2016