Platt Lane Sports Complex

Our complex is open to everyone, from students and staff at Manchester Metropolitan University to members of the local community.  

Located in Fallowfield, Manchester Metropolitan University's Platt Lane Sports Complex offers a variety of top quality pitches, a fully equipped gym, a range of fitness classes and, maintaining the site's football heritage, a number of coaching sessions to suit all ages.

The complex is home to a number of our sports clubs, including football, rugby union, rugby league and American football, as well as several of our recreational sport opportunities.  The complex is also used by a number of local clubs and community groups. 

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What facilities are on offer?

Facilities for hire

Pitches

Get together with a group of friends or colleagues and hire out one of our top-quality pitches, including our 3G Rugby Pitch

Bookings can be made as a one-off or regular slots. All costs are per pitch and discounts are available for students and community groups.

Our pitches are currently available to hire seven days a week.

Monday - Friday 08:00 - 22:00
Saturday 08:00 - 17:00
Sunday

08:00 - 19:00

 

  Cost per hour
Outdoor 7-a-side £49.00
Indoor 9-a-side £64.00
Floodlit 11-a-side £149.00 (two hours)
Floodlit 3G Rugby Pitch £149.00 (two hours)

Brand new sports hall

Get together with friends or colleagues and hire out our brand new sports hall for a variety of sports.

Bookings can be made as a one-off or regular slots.  All costs are per court and discounts are available for students and community groups. Members receive 25% off any sports hall hire booking price.

Our courts are currently available to hire seven days a week.

Sports hall MMU Student

MMU Staff/
Other Student

MCR Active
Member
Public Concession
Peak          
Badminton £6.60 £8.15 £9.70 £12.60 £6.60
Single Sports Hall £26.50 £32.60 £38.75 £50.40 n/a
Double Sports Hall £53.00 £65.30 £77.50 £100.75 n/a

Off Peak

Mon-Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat-Sun 17:00 - 19:00

         
Basketball drop-in £2.10 £2.60 £3.10 £4.05 £2.10
Badminton £4.10 £5.10 £6.10 £7.95 £4.10
Single Sports Hall £16.30 £20.40 £24.50 £31.85 n/a
Double Sports Hall £32.50 £40.80 £49.00 £63.70

n/a

Free Badminton

Thursdays 6pm-8pm & Saturdays 10am-12pm

Free Free Free Free

Free

 

 Members of Platt Lane gym receive 25% off any sports hall hire price.

Price list

Prices valid from Wednesday 1st August 2018

  Public MMU student Other student MMU/MCC Staff  Concession      
Pay and go £4.70 £4.20 £4.40 £4.40 £2.45
3 Months - £37.50  £45.75 £45.75 -
6 Months £91.00 £72.00 £87.00 £87.00 -
9 Months £155.00 £103.50 £123.75 £123.70  
12 month (direct debit) £18.50 £13.00 £16.00 £16.00 £12.25
Annual £185.00 £132.00 £156.00 £156.00 £124.00
Fitness classes £4.70 £4.20 £4.40 £4.25 £2.45

Members receive 25% off any sports hall hire price bookings.

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Football sessions for kids

Play the Game

Join us for our fun and friendly sessions, open to both boys and girls between five and fourteen years old.

Tuesday 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Cost: £2.00 per player, per session

Soccer Saturday

Our weekly Soccer Saturday sessions focus on developing ball technique and new skills through coaching and small-sided games.

Saturdays 9:30am to 11:30am Ages 5 to 9

Cost: £6.00 per player, per session

Opening times

Peak:

Monday - Friday: 17:00 - 22:00
Saturday - Sunday: 08:00 - 17:00

Off Peak:

Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday - Sunday: 17:00 - 19:00

Getting there

Take the 111 bus from Piccadilly Gardens or the Aquatics centre on Oxford road, to the stop outside Platt Lane Complex on Yew Tree Road.

You can also get numerous buses heading towards south Manchester (bus numbers 41, 42, 43, 44, 142, 143), which all stop at the Platt Fields Park. From Wilmslow Road take a right turn at Platt Lane before you reach Platt Fields Park.

Visit Transport for Greater Manchester for more information.

Contact information

Address: Yew Tree Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 7UU

Telephone: 0161 247 5605

Email: plattlanereception@mmu.ac.uk

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