Sports facilities

Our state-of-the-art sports facilities rank among the best university facilities in the UK and are used by some of the world’s top athletes, including Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Yohan Blake.

Venue information

Brunel's cutting-edge and wide ranging facilities make it a prime spot to host any sporting event. Our facilities are open to students, staff and members of the community. Activity programmes run throughout the year but with seasonal variations. We welcome anyone with disabilities and aim to provide a welcoming and friendly environment that is supportive to all our users with lift and ramp access. We are committed to providing opportunities for all to take part in sport and active recreation.
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  • Indoor athletics centre (IAC)

    As one of the best indoor training facilities in the country, the IAC is a UK Athletics Regional Performance Centre and is the chosen training venue for many of the country’s finest athletes. The venue space is so versatile that you can turn it into a training centre, examination hall, indoor festival or even a large-scale banqueting function.

    Our facilities include:

    • 132m, 6-lane sprints and hurdles straight
    • Two long jump/triple jump pits
    • Pole vault area
    • High jump area
    • 25 metre plyometric surface
    • Strength and conditioning area
    • 6 lifting platforms
    • Meeting room
    • Lecture room with full media facilities
  • Gym

    At the heart of our sports centre is our Brunel gym, hosting four training zones, a cardio area complete with TV, internet and iPod connectivity, a resistance zone, a free weights section and an exercise studio. Our multi-purpose exercise studio provides the ideal space for any aerobic fitness, dance and spinning classes.

  • Sports centre

    We have two multi-purpose sports halls and one netball hall suitable for basketball, badminton, netball, volleyball, martial arts as well as many other sports. Our flexible indoor halls are ideal for casual users, local clubs and international teams.

    • 4 x badminton courts
    • 1 x full sized basketball court and half court options
    • 1 x futsal full size
    • 1 x volleyball court
    • Cricket nets.

    Our halls can accommodate 250-300 spectators and have an integrated scoreboard and timing systems with good lighting, which enables us to become popular venue for a wide range of sporting and non-sporting events. Our halls are fitted with sprung flooring and equipment recognised by an industry lead sports specialised supplier.

  • Indoor climbing wall

    Our sports hall houses an indoor climbing wall and pump room, which is rated in the top 10 in the country by the BMC. Lessons and courses are run weekly to give everyone the ultimate experience. The wall has a number of different sections catering for all techniques, ages and abilities.

  • Squash courts

    We have four squash courts with a viewing gallery catering for casual, league and match requirements. Our courts are available for public membership or casual use. Squash leagues are run for staff, students and members.

  • Sports park

    Our sports park is serviced by a Sports Pavilion, which went under a £1.2million refurbishment programme in 2013 and boasts numerous team changing rooms with integrated showers, unisex toilets and catering services (available on request). The premises are licensed to service alcohol in the social space and there’s a large function room with full AV requirements and seating for 40 people.

    • FA registered 3rd generation pitches
    • Multi-use pitches
    • Tennis or netball courts
    • 400-metre athletics track
    • Grass pitches


Sporting facility dimensions

Sporting facility Dimensions
IAC (main hall) 135m long
IAC teaching space 001 10 x 10m
IAC meeting room 6 x 3m
Sports park - athletics track 170 x 90m
Sports park - floodlit centre pitch 100 X 50m
Sports park - 3rd Generation floodlit centre pitch 100 x 50m
Sports park - floodlit multi-use pitches 90 x 50m
Sports park - netball courts Four Courts at 30 x 15m each
Sports park - tennis court 23 x 10m
Sports park - meeting room 22 x 22m
Site 5 - football pitches Five pitches at 100 x 50m each
Site 5 - rugby pitch 100 x 70m

Equipment and facilities

We have an excellent range of equipment and facilities here at Brunel University London to make your event extra special. Here's a few listed below:

Please note that some of these may be chargeable

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • On-campus gym
  • Sports park
  • Indoor athletics centre
  • Badminton courts
  • Basketball and half court
  • Full size futsal
  • Volleyball court
  • Cricket nets
  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Squash courts

Perfect venue for

Tournaments, fairs, training sessions, matches,
festivals and banqueting.
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