This centre has boosted cricketing opportunities in Devon for young cricketers, adults, talented players, clubs and Devon’s teams as well as the University’s cricket programme.
The England and Wales Cricket Board provided £1.6 million funding from the Club Community Development Programme, which was made up of Exchequer funding and managed by Sport England. £250,000 was generously donated by Sir Christopher Ondaatje, and the Centre is named in his honour. Further grants were offered by the Devon Cricket Board, MCC, Lords Taverners, Devon County Cricket Club, the Tony Coles Trust.
All clubs and cricket organisations are encouraged to use this high class facility and are welcome to visit at any time. It has been built for clubs to use so please enquire about bookings!
x4 Full length nets (38 metres long)
800 Sq metre playing area
1750 lux lighting
High Performance Flooring System
|Max 6 players per net|
Off peak hours: 07:30 - 15:00
For block booking discounts please enquire.
Click here for information about 1:2:1 specialist coaching.
University Sports Park reception: 01392 264452
How to find us:
Map & Directions
For those of you with SAT NAV instruments, here is the Postcode: EX4 4QN
From the M5
From the East via A303/A30
After the junction with the M5 (J29) follow the signs for Exeter Business Park. The route then follows the directions given under ‘From the M5’.
From the West via the A30
If you are unfamiliar with Exeter or are travelling at peak times, when this route can be congested, we recommend that you join the M5 and follow the instructions from Junction 29.
“The centre is used extensively to develop cricketing opportunities across the county for youngsters, adults, clubs and Devon’s representative teams. This assures Devon’s reputation as the leading minor county, and act as a pathway for developing professional players of the future”. Jim Wood, Chair of Devon Cricket Board