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visitor guide

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Introduction Overview Facilities The Pitches The Hub

The Clubhouse Bunkboxes

Challenge Woods

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Food & Drink

Packages Schools

Corporate

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Football

Our Location Find out more Sponsors


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COMMUNITY SPORTS

FOUNDATION

The

NEST

“A world class, high Jake Humphrey, TV & Radio Presenter & Foundation trustee

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performance facility for EVERYONE


Welcome to

the nest

Located on the outskirts of Norwich,The Nest is the Community Sports Foundation’s brand new state-of-the-art community hub. The multi-million pound site contains high-quality football pitches, conference and meeting spaces, cafes, studios, IT suites, residential bunkboxes and an adventure playground all set in a secluded and secure, green and leafy 22-acre site. What’s more, every booking you make helps support the Foundation’s work in the community. Discover everything The Nest can offer you with our visitor guide.

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OVERVIEW Clubhouse Car Park 2

The Hub

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Challenge Woods

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bunkboxes bunkboxes café cafe bunkboxes toilets toilets café coach coachparking parking toilets pitches Pitches(numbered) (numbered) coach parking pitches (numbered)

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the Norfolk Hire arena Full sized state-of-the-art 11-a-side 3G pitch Floodlit Dugouts Movable 7,9,Junior-11 and 11-a-side goals with box nets PA and music system Seating for up to 100 people, total capacity 1,000 Additional on-site training equipment available (teqball, football tennis, mannequins, mini-goals) Disabled viewing area Indoor viewing from cafe

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The metro rod arena Full sized 11-a-side grass pitch Pitch barriers Two dugouts Box nets with stanchions Tended year-round by grounds team

Quality grass pitches Pitches for all ages 5 / 7 / 9-a-side J-11 and 11-a-side marked pitches Movable 5, 7, 9, J-11 and 11-a-side goals Tended year-round by grounds team

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At the heart of the site, is the brand new Hub building. Finished in 2021, the 1,100m2 space includes the Inspire studio, café, changing rooms and more. A unique space to hire for conferences, meetings, workshops or events – or perhaps just as a warm and welcoming place to enjoy cake and coffee with friends and family – the Hub is central to everything that goes on at The Nest.

includes Inspire Studio IT Suite Café Six changing rooms Accessible changing room Physio suite

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inspire studio Stunning 200m2 studio space for events, conferences, and classes 3m jumbo 4K TV screen with multiple inputs Three additional 65” 4K TV screens PA system (hand mic, lapel mic, headset mic) Next-gen lighting Hearing loop fitted Capacity for 200 Sound-proofed partition wall creates two smaller 100m2 spaces

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Ceiling skylights let in natural light Remote-controlled RGB colour changing LED lights

Three additional 65” 4K TV screens 3m jumbo TV screen

Easy-slide sound-proofed partition wall creates two separate spaces

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it suite Suite with iMac computers for meetings, lessons and analysis 10 x 21.5 inch iMac computers 65” inch 4K TV screen with HDMI ports Capacity for 14 Fridge with drink station

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changing rooms 20m2 FA compliant changing rooms with showers Four player changing rooms Two referee changing rooms Adjoining shower and toilet facilities 50 lockers with electronic combination locks Tactics board

physio suite Recover Physio suite On-site physio available Three-section electric physio couch Counter space with handwash sink Ice machine 18


ACCESSIBLE CHANGING Bespoke 12m2 facilities for those with disabilities to change and shower Adjustable, wall mounted bench and washbasin Accessible shower Hoist, ceiling & loop Peninsular toilet 12m2 of non-slip floorspace Privacy screen

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Renovated in 2018, the Clubhouse building is a welcoming environment complete with an array of spaces. It’s perfect for events, conferences or as the focal point for visiting groups to relax and recharge.

includes Engage space Play room Board room Dining area and kitchen Showers

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engage room Relaxed space for conferences, meetings or as a unwind space Projector screen Four additional looped 4K 55” TV screens PA system (two hand mics) Capacity for 150 Table tennis, pool, table football and darts available

play space Adjoining space, perfect for computer game tournaments Three 4K 55” TV Screens Games consoles 23


dining area Kitchen and dining area Full catering kitchen available Seated canteen capacity of 70 at a time On-site catering tailored for group’s needs

board room Quiet meeting place 55” inch 4k TV screen with HDMI Charging points around the room Capacity for 8

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Bunk boxes Great value accommodation for overnight stays Five bunkboxes, each sleeping 14 Adjoining safeguarding compliant private party leader room in four bunkboxes En-suite WC facilities Shower facilities located a short distance away Each bed includes personal lamp, charging point and under-the-bed storage

Beds 9 & 10

Beds 5 & 6

Beds 1 & 2 WC

Electronic access keycard Bunkbox total capacity of 70 Six deluxe bell tents - each sleep 5 (total of additional 30 guests)

Staff room

WC Beds 10 & 11

Beds 7 & 8

Beds 3 & 4

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challenge woods Let imaginations run wild in our adventure playground 330m2 of enclosed outdoor play, built into the surrounding woodland 35-metre zip line Raised walkways, treehouse, ladders, ropes, slide & climbing wall Multi sensory activities for those with physical and mental disabilities Den-building & Bushcraft The Hut - outdoor classroom with capacity for 20

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event catering A variety of catering options tailored for all groups and events Bespoke menus for your groups compiled by our Catering team Event catering including canapes, business breakfasts and more Full-board option

the nest cafe Our daily cafeteria located inside the Hub building Serving barista coffee, snacks, hot food and Delia’s Canary Catering cakes Views across the Norfolk Hire Arena Open 9am –7pm (Mon-Fri) and 9am-5pm (Weekends) 31


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With residential capacity for up to 70 students and staff, The Nest is a unique environment for schools on a safe and secure site. Facilities include grass sports pitches, games rooms, teaching spaces and full-board catering provision – and for younger groups, the Challenge Woods. It’s ideal for day-visits and both short and week-long residentials.

Activities available • Commando Joe™ team building • Challenge Woods - free play • Challenge Woods - teambuilding • Cricket • Dance • Education session - indoors • Education session - outdoors • Fitness • Football • Footgolf • Rounders A number of our activities can be led by Norwich City Community Sports Foundation qualified coaches

day or overnight Stays available

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Make The Nest the next venue for your event. With super indoor and outdoor facilities, in-house catering and a friendly team, it’s the perfect venue for away days, conferences, meetings, lectures, courses, and business breakfasts. The Hub building includes our large Inspire space, IT suites and a private board room. The Clubhouse contains a large Engage space, private boardroom and a canteen-style cafe. For breaks or downtime, the site’s seven sports pitches are perfect for team-building games and activities.

Amenities Parking for 200 vehicles 4K HD Screens & Projectors

• hourly • half day • full day Rates available

Indoor & outdoor sound systems Café Catering refreshments (breakfasts, hot meals, canapes and buffets) Catering facilities Hearing loop fitted Games & activities available Free WiFi Half day and full date rates available 35


“A unique and welcoming setting for our event

Fran Brown, Credo Asset Finance

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sample itinerary 9am

Arrive & breakfast

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Lunch

9.30am - 12.00pm

Presentation in Inspire studio

1.00pm - 2.30pm

Use of pitches for physical activity & teambuilding

2.30pm - 2.45pm

Refreshments

2.45pm - 4.30pm

Workshops & games in Engage & Relax spaces

4.45pm

Depart

Previous bookers include:

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Whether you’re a grassroot or elite side, The Nest is the perfect place to enjoy a high-quality football residential break. Players can enjoy the site’s eight 3G & grass pitches, superb on-site accommodation and catering, while creating bonds and building teamwork that’ll last a life time. Add-ons include excursions and training sessions led by the Foundation’s FA-qualified staff, while friendlies or tournaments involving local sides can be arranged.

Amenities Use of site’s match & training pitches (grass and 3G) Match analysis suite Meeting, briefing spaces and use of physiotherapy room

•1 night • weekend • week long Stays available

Equipment including teqball, football tennis and more Catering kitchen with dining facilities for 70 Each bunkbox sleeps 14, with adjoining group leader rooms Opportunity to play local and Norwich City representative teams If dates work, opportunity to take in a Carrow Road ground tour or fixture 39


“A wonderful first-class football residential complex

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Jamie Bunch, Rushall Olympics FC U14s


sample itinerary Friday Morning Afternoon Evening

Arrive Training & Challenge Woods FIFA Tournament & Movie night

saturday Morning Afternoon Evening

Training Fixtures vs. local sides Beach visit

sunday Morning Afternoon Evening

Fixtures vs. Norwich City CSF Carrow Road ground tour Depart

Some of our guests...

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celebrations at the nest

birthday parties

From parties and anniversaries through to wedding receptions and fundraisers, host your celebration on our site.

We’re the home of awesome birthday parties in Norwich! Our affordable packages offer up either an action packed party in our Challenge Woods, or a football themed party run by Community Sports Foundation coaches.

Outdoor & indoor facilities In-house catering

2-hour parties

Friendly staff

Variety of packages and add-ons, including use of indoor space Range of party food, drinks and cakes available for additional charge

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fitness classes

pitch hire

Use The Nest’s incredible indoor facilities as the new home of your fitness classes – it’s perfect for indoor fitness, yoga, pilates and more.

All our pitches are available to hire for block bookings or for one-off matches.

Inspire space has fitness class capacity for 40 Café & parking facilities Changing rooms, showers & lockers

5, 7, 9, Junior-11 or 11-a-side configurations Grass or 3G pitches Slots available across the week, during the day and evenings too

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A140

our location

CROMER

SPIXWORTH

HORSHAM ST FAITH

A1270

RACKHEATH

A1270 NORWICH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

B1150

A140 A1067

COSTESSEY

KING’S LYNN

A1042 THORPE END

A1042 A47

BOWTHORPE

NORWICH MOUNT PLEASANT

GREAT YARMOUTH NORWICH TRAIN STATION

A1042

A1242

A147

LIVERPOOL

A47

NORWICH CITY FOOTBALL CLUB

LITTLE MELTON

A1270

THORPE ST ANDREW

A147

A47

MANCHESTER NOTTINGHAM

BIRMINGHAM

A11

NORTHAMPTON

NORWICH CAMBRIDGE

HETHERSETT BRISTOL

CRINGLEFORD

A146 PLYMOUTH

CAMBRIDGE

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A11

A47

A140

SOUTHAMPTON

LONDON BRIGHTON


getting here

explore the area Carrow road

by train

The Nest is a 20-minute drive from Norwich train station, which has direct connections to London, Cambridge, Stansted Airport, Nottingham, Manchester and Liverpool.

Norwich Cathedral Norwich Castle Carrow Road (match & ground tour) City centre shopping North Norfolk Coast beaches Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach

by air

The Broads National Park

norfolk’s beaches

We are located next to Norwich International Airport, with transfers available on request.

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find out more To find out more about the exciting opportunities at The Nest, get in touch with us today. nest.info@norwichcitycsf.org.uk 01603 984000 thenest.org.uk @thenestcsf The Nest - Norfolk’s Community Hub, Holt Rd, Horsford, Norwich, NR10 3AQ 46

SUPPORTING THE FOUNDATION Every booking made at The Nest supports the work of the Community Sports Foundation. The charity help thousands of people achieve their goals through sport every year.


Sponsors Thank you for the wonderful support of our sponsors.

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Visitor Guide | The Nest  

Located in north Norwich near Norwich International Airport, The Nest is the Community Sports Foundation’s new community sports hub. Facili...

Visitor Guide | The Nest  

Located in north Norwich near Norwich International Airport, The Nest is the Community Sports Foundation’s new community sports hub. Facili...

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