Hire Cockleshell Community Sports Club in Southsea

Our community sports club has 23 acres of green space tucked behind houses on Southsea seafront, adjacent to the Royal Marines Museum. This has been made available through the Cockleshell Community Sports Club to a number of organisations in the city, including Mayville High School and Meon Milton Football Club.

The area boasts five football pitches, one rugby pitch, cricket pitches and nets. The playing fields are maintained to a very high standard by our groundsman. Additionally, there's a Multi Use Games Area on which pupils can play hockey, netball, basketball and tennis, all in a safe environment along with parking.

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What's available to hire?


Football pitches

We have 5 football pitches available, 2 x 11 aside pitches, 1 x 9 aside and 2 x 6/7 aside pitches. Why not hold a tournament and hire all of the pitches?

  • 11-aside (adult) £70 per session
  • 9-aside £35 per session
  • 6/7-aside £25 per session


Multi-use Games Area

The MuGA courts system offers endless flexibility allowing many sports (tennis, basketball, football, volleyball etc) to be played in one area.

  • Whole MuGA £60 per session



We have 3 full sized netball courts ready for hire, along with use of the pavilion and parking this makes this a perfect venue for a game or even a tournament.

  • Netball Court £20 per session



We have rugby provision for boys and girls from Under 13 to Under 17. Come and see our facilities and see how we can help.

  • Rugby (under 16) £45 per session



We have a cricket pitch, cricket nets to practise your batting and also use of the cricket pavilion.

  • Cricket (adult) £85 per session
  • Cricket (adult, including facilities) £110 per session
  • Cricket (under 18) £32 per session
  • Rounders (summer only) £25 per session



We have a secluded site suitable for the more dangerous sport. Why not try Archery with Southsea Archery Club?

  • Archery – evening session (adult) £45 per session

Cockleshell whole site hire

  • Entire site – please contact us for details
  • Clubhouse only – please contact us for details
  • Pavilion – £12.50 per hour (minimum hire of 2 hours)

Indoor facilities to hire

School facilities are available to hire in the evenings, weekends and during school holidays. We have a range of purpose-built, fully-equipped spaces, including our main hall, the recently-opened Senior block and a range of classrooms.

Hire our school facilities
Large hall, equipped for theatrical productions, with retractable seating