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Football at Wanstead Flats

Wanstead Flats is an iconic venue, and the perfect place to play football in East London; with excellent transport links, 60 pitches and a rich history in the beautiful game.


We run different types of hire across a large variety of facilities, including:

  • 60 pitches suitable for mini-soccer to 11-a-side games
  • A fully accessible facility at Harrow Road Changing Rooms
  • A converted disabled toilet at our Capel Road facility
  • A meeting room perfect for workshops, seminars and meetings
  • Free car parking

Facilities may be booked outside these hours subject to staff availability.

Hire a pitch

We offer mini, youth and adult pitches on both a casual and season basis throughout the year.

Our winter season is from September to April, with our summer season making up the rest of the year.

To book a pitch with us, please complete the appropriate booking form below:

When complete, please submit your form to us by email at:

Please read our terms and conditions (130KB) before making your booking.​ ​


Payment plans are available on enquiry by email at:

Full sized pitch prices (Season)
Day Adult (18+) Youth (U18)
and Female
Youth (U16) Youth (9v9,
7v7 or 5v5)
Saturday £1228 £810 £552 £492
Sunday £1750 £1178 £706 £552
Full sized pitch prices (15 match credit bookings)
Day Adult (18+) Youth (U18)
and Female
Youth (U16) Youth (9v9,
7v7 or 5v5)
Saturday £614 £405 £276 £246
Sunday £875 £589 £353 £276
Footballers at Wanstead Flats

Getting here

For directions to Wanstead Flats, please see our visitor information page.

Sports development

A wide range of different groups use the Wanstead Flats Playing Fields, including community focused projects, coach education courses and leadership opportunities, helping to develop the next generation of players, referees and coaches and secure the future of football.

More information about sports development can be found on the following websites:

If you are interested in supporting or helping to deliver football development on Wanstead Flats, please contact us on the details below.

Contact us

For more general information, enquiries and bookings, please contact us at:

Please contact us by phone if you need to contact us on your match day.

27 March 2012
Last Modified:
20 September 2018