In the midst of the style and glamour of Kensington and Chelsea, the borough posesses some of the best sports facilities available to book for the local residents. With excellent venues fit for 12 different sports, ranging from football to basketball and hockey, there is something for everyone in this corner of the capital. Kensington and Chelsea is also home to plenty of tennis courts of varying surfaces, grass to clay, if racket sports are more your area.
Westway Sports Centre is the home to a variety of sports facilities, ranging from 5 a side and 11 a side astroturf football pitches to outdoor netball courts and cricket nets. The venue also has an indoor swimming pool and tennis courts, both hard and clay surface. Floodlights and well-maintained changing rooms making the location perfect for your after work training session. The venue is easily accessible from the nearby Latimer Road underground station, or by taking advantage of the pay and display parking facilities.
Kensington and Chelsea residents love their tennis, with several venues in the area boasting multiple outdoor hard courts, but Holland Park is one of the few that doesn’t require a membership to hire the courts. Available on a pay as you play basis, the facility also has an 11 a side grass football pitch and a full sized cricket pitch and nets to its name if tennis isn’t your thing. Situated between Holland Park and High Kensington underground stations, or using the paid parking facilities, you’ll have no trouble getting to this high-quality venue amongst the picturesque backdrop of Holland Park.
Along with 5 a side indoor and outdoor football pitches and an indoor netball court, Kensington Aldridge Academy has indoor basketball and badminton facilities available for hire. Whether you travel by car, using the pay and display car park, or get the tube to the nearby Latimer Road underground station, you’ll sure to enjoy all this venue has to offer.
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council are working hard to increase participation in sport in the local area. They have an in depth collection of local sports facilities and activities on their website for the residents to explore, as well as information on the various sports organisations they’re partnered with.
GLL have a list of leisure centres in the Kensington and Chelsea area on their website, complete with the details of a wide variety of sports available at the locations. The information for each of the centres including their contact and booking details are also available.