Following the award in February of a Grant from Biffa Award of almost £50,000, Culcheth Sports Club have completed a major upgrade to their changing and showering facilities
On completion, at the end of July, the development resulted in four completely refurbished changing rooms for teams, two officials’ changing rooms and two showering facilities, along with a new heating system.
The work has brought the facility up to Football Association National Step 7 requirements.
Biffa Award is a multi million pound fund that helps to build communities and transform lives through awarding grants to community and environmental projects across the UK as part of the Landfill Communities Fund
A club spokesman said: “The new facilities meet modern standards and with this grant from Biffa Awards the club aim to increase club membership and sports participation in the surrounding area.”
Stuart Nightingale, chairman of the Football Club, who play Cheshire County football, said: “This grant has enabled us to continue our work to grow the club. We increased the number of teams using the facility from five to seven in September 2015 with two youth teams having joined the club.”
This year we are pleased to announce that a women’s team have been formed and will start playing in September 2016
Gillian French, Head of Grants, Biffa Award said: “Transforming the changing rooms at Culcheth Sports Club will hopefully help to increase membership, and engagement in sport. Projects such as this are an excellent example of how the Landfill Communities Fund can help to create outstanding facilities for the community.”
An opening ceremony for the new facility will be held at Culcheth Sports Club on Tuesday 27 September commencing 11am