Facilities at Thurrock Rugby Club

The Rugby Club

The club has 5 full size pitches, and pitches for mini and junior rugby. There are 8 changing rooms, all refurbished last year, along with a huge shower area. It is suitable for large or small tournaments and hosts a mini festival of some 40 teams each year. The main first team pitch has full floodlighting, and may be booked subject to our usage. The second and mini youth pitches also have training lights. The bar and the buildings in general have public liability insurance provided by the RFU, and comply with all local fire regulations.

The Bar

The bar has recently been completely renewed, and offers a complete range of drinks including 3 real ales, 4 lagers, Guinness, Cider, all on draught, and an extensive range of spirits and bottled drinks to suit all age ranges. Bar staff can be provided according to the numbers attending.

Main Hall

The Main Hall is available for hire during the daytime or evenings subject to our own usage. It can accommodate up to 200 for a buffet type function, and can seat 120 for a formal sit down meal. There is a kitchen with modern facilities, 2 large commercial ovens, 8 gas hobs, dishwasher, and a large separate preparation room. There is also a small stage for DJ’s and small live performances. The main bar also has Sky TV and a Large Screen with projector.

Lounge

The Lounge has recently been extended and completely refurbished to a high standard. It will seat 50 in complete comfort and has an integral bar. This also boasts Sky TV.

Squash Courts

The club has 2 timed light-metered squash courts, each with a viewing gallery. Bookings must be made with the bar steward in order to collect a meter token. Separate changing and showering facilities for the squash participants, are also available, apart from the main changing facilities.

Disabled / Baby Changing Facilities

A full disabled toilet and wash room with baby-changing facilities is available on request.

Committee / Meeting Room

The club has a sizeable meeting room, which has recently been refurbished. It can accommodate approx 20 persons for a formal tabled meeting or 30 for a ‘lecture style’ meeting. A TV and Video/ DVD are available for use. Wired or Wireless Internet is also available on request.