Astro pitch at UWE Bristol

Astro pitch

UWE Bristol's all-weather pitch

UWE Bristol is home to one of the finest all-weather astro pitches in the United Kingdom. Whilst a hub for hockey in the South West of England, the pitch can also be used for other sports including 5 and 11-a-side football.


The astro pitch is situated adjacent to the Centre for Sport on Frenchay Campus. There are separate changing rooms and showering facilities for home and away teams.

Specialist features

  • Full size FIH specification playing surface and run-offs
  • Video tower with electrical outlets
  • 100 covered seats
  • Custom built brick dugouts with electric doors, power, WiFi and lighting
  • Range of training aids including ball machine and rebound boards
  • International standard floodlighting
  • Dedicated maintenance team.

Hire charges

Student/staff Community
1/2 pitch - 1 hour £40 £50
STUDENT OFFER! Off peak (before 15:00) 1/2 pitch hire - 1 hour: £30
Whole pitch - 1 hour £65 £90
Whole pitch - 1 hour 25 £95 £125

How to book

Whether it's a one-off booking; a block booking for a club; or if you want to hire the pitch for a specific event; we can help. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

If you have a booking and the weather is cold (frost/snow), please call the Centre for Sport reception on +44 (0)117 32 86200 to find out whether the pitch is playable and if the booking can continue.

Related documents

Footwear guidelines

Please see the guidelines for acceptable footwear on the artificial pitch.

You will not be allowed to enter in unacceptable footwear.

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