3G Pitch Hire

Find out more about our floodlit 3G pitches in Norwich.

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The Norfolk Hire Arena: Stadium 3G

The floodlit, full-sized, state-of-the-art 3G pitch has seating around the perimeter for a hundred spectators and is overlooked by the Hub Cafe. There is also a PA and music system available.

The 3G pitch can accommodate 5v5, 7v7, 9v9 and 11v11 fixtures. Whether you are looking to book the pitch for training or a match day, we can accommodate your pitch hire needs. The pitch can be booked in full, by quarter or half.

The Community 3G Pitch

Our second, brand new 3G pitch is perfect for teams both local and visiting to train for or play their fixtures. The pitch is standing only and is located alongside our new coffee van, providing refreshments to visitors of The Nest.

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The Nest is the ideal venue for football training and hosting matches. Our site includes the following facilities:

  • Changing rooms – including disabled
  • Hub Café
  • Car park – up to 250 vehicles, including disabled parking
  • Toilets
  • Catering for match days
  • Floodlit (3G pitch)
  • Seating for around 100 spectators (3G pitch)
  • PA and music system (3G pitch)

Home to the Canaries

The Norfolk Hire Arena has been home to Norwich City Women FC, who compete in the Women’s National League Southeast Division.

Grass pitch hire 

The Nest also has a total of 7 grass pitches available to hire.If you’re looking for football training for 5v5, 7v7 and 9v9, view our grass pitches.

Or if you’re looking for a 11 a side pitch, our Joma Arena is the pitch for you.

What is a 3G pitch?

3G pitches, or also known as artificial or synthetic pitches, consist of plastic fibres combined with a rubber crumb infill.

Benefits of artificial grass pitches:

3G pitches have many advantages compared to their grass pitch counterparts, such as:

  • Weather-friendly – 3G pitches can be played on all weather conditions
  • Great for all year use
  • Can help reduce the risk of injury

You can book a pitch online, or contact us to find out more. Booking terms & conditions can be found here.