Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre

ParkipediaBanner.jpg




Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre
Visitors
  • 750k visits since opening in June 2014
Past
  • New facility created after London 2012 Games: four indoor and six outdoor tennis courts, two state of the art hockey pitches
  • Hosted many events including the 2015 European Hockey Championships (where GB women won the tournament, GB Men were 4th ) and NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters December 2015
What now?
  • Four indoor and six outdoor tennis courts plus two state-of-the-art hockey pitches.
  • 3,000 permanent seats able to increase to 15,000 for major events
  • Regular bookings made by universities, schools and colleges
  • Regional Centre of Excellence for Wheelchair Tennis
  • Event venue for England Hockey
  • Home to Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018
Architect
  • Stanton Williams
Operator
  • Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Opened
  • 17 June 2014
Construction/
Sustainability
  • Site of the former Eton Manor Boys' Club Sports Ground, which was founded in the 1920s by a group of philanthropic Old Etonians to provide sporting facilities and a community hub for boys in East London.
  • Brown Roof made of recycled crushed brick, aircrete, blockwork and topsoil.
  • 3,000 seats from the temporary 2012 Basketball Arena were used in the permanent Hockey Arena seating.
  • Tennis Hall has 8 Glulam (glued laminated timber) beams measuring 40x2.45 x 0.3m making them the largest single Gluelam beams in Europe.