Premier League grant to help improve park facilities

The 3G pitch at Long Stratton. Picture provided by South Norfolk Council.

The 3G pitch at Long Stratton. Picture provided by South Norfolk Council. - Credit: South Norfolk Council

A large grant from the Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund has been awarded to South Norfolk Council.

Kett's Park in Wymondham. Picture by Sonya Duncan.

Kett's Park in Wymondham. Picture by Sonya Duncan. - Credit: Archant

The £394,292 grant will go towards a £1.2m improvement project for Kett's Park in Wymondham.

The new pitch will comprise of a full size, floodlit, fenced, all weather 3G facility with spectator viewing attached to an existing sports community pavilion and changing rooms.

Paul Thorogood, chief executive of the Football Foundation, said: 'This project, in Wymondham, will have a great impact on the local community by opening up access to our national game and improving the quality of sporting experience.

'It has been made possible by investment from the Premier League, The FA and government, via Sport England.'


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The grant will also be used to improve Kett's Park grass pitch complex, which is prone to water-logging.

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