West Drive Football Centre - Tintwistle

Facilities and Investment


West Drive Football Centre - Tintwistle

We understand the need for high quality facilities; after all you want to be playing on a pitch you can be proud of!

We work with key stakeholders to put you first, so we can understand what is needed to help provide high quality facilities for you and the whole of Derbyshire, as we want to provide increased opportunities and enjoyment For All.

If you are looking for help, whether you want to renovate your current facilities or to build new ones, you can find all the information you need to know on this page.

Funding for facilities is constantly changing, but we can guide you in the right direction by keeping you up-to-date with the main funding bodies that can support your planned facility development.

West Drive Football Centre - Tintwistle
The FA, via its investment into The Football Foundation, is looking to support projects that will make a difference to a football club and the community it serves.

The demand for this is always high, but alongside The FA and The Football Foundation, we will continue to offer advice and support, in relation to facility projects where it is considered to be of benefit to football, as well as identifying any other relevant funding sources. We can also work with you to reduce overall project costs.

If you would like any further information, get in touch or view the FAQs below.
Facilities & Investment faqs

If you are looking for hints and tips on how to make your club more secure and sustainable in order for it to grow, please click here.

Each season Derbyshire County FA seek nominations for their top three volunteer groundsman at Step 7 and below. There are prizes and financial rewards for the top three winning groundsman, whilst they are also put forward to The FA as part of their National Awards. Derbyshire has an excellent reputation with three groundsman over the last six years being recognised at the National Award Ceremony. For further information please contact us using the details provided in the 'Get In Touch' box.

For information on 3G's for players, referees, clubs, leagues and groundstaff click here to access The FA's 3G Football Turf Guide.

If you're intending to improve your football facilities (which may involve 3G football turf pitches, changing room pavilions/clubhouses, grass pitch improvements or better indoor/outdoor spaces) please contact us using the details provided in the 'Get In Touch' box so that we can provide you with advice and guidance.

Following this, you may be asked to complete an Expression of Interest (EOI) form which can be found here.

Please note if you have already started work on your project (for example, building/construction has already begun), then it is unlikely that your project will be eligible for funding.

Are you thinking about transferring an asset from a local authority? You can access The FA's Asset Transfer Guide to gain a greater understanding of all the considerations you will need to take into account.

If you are unsure what size pitch and what size goalposts you should be using, you can click here to access The FA's guide to Pitch and Goalpost Dimensions.

Get In Touch

| Head of Development & Facilities

Phone: 01332 361 422

9am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Email: facilities@derbyshirefa.com