Last updated on 7 November 2023
The Grounds and Gardens team have been commended for their efforts in maintaining the University of Leeds’ sports pitches in a new report.
The Football Assessment report, powered by the Football Foundation, looked into six sports pitches at Bodington Football Hub and Bodington Playing Fields to offer support to improve the standard and maintenance of pitches.
The pitches were graded at Advanced or High, which is a credit to our Grounds and Gardens team, who are responsible for managing and maintaining the green estate at the University.
Grassroots sports boost
The Bodington Football Hub site, which opened in October last year in a boost to grassroots sport in Leeds, includes three full-size, artificial 3G floodlit football pitches, car parking and a pavilion with changing facilities.
The Bodington Playing Fields host more sports pitches which are regularly used by University staff and students as well as local community clubs to use for rugby, football and ultimate frisbee.
Just three miles north of the main University of Leeds campus, the site is also home to the Brownlee Centre, the UK’s first purpose-built triathlon training centre and Bodington Cycle Circuit, one of the longest in the country.
Find out more about Sports Parks at the University of Leeds.