Light up your rugby club

Floodlighting can make a real difference to a rugby club, increasing the opportunities for training and aiding the preparation of the your club's teams on the pitch.

However, installing floodlights is a major project for a community club to undertake. There are technical specifications to consider and important issues surrounding planning permission.

The RFU has produced some useful guidance documents on floodlights:

For more information, contact your local Area Facilities Manager:

Jon Bendle AFM
(Cornwall, Somerset, Devon, Dorset & Wilts and Gloucestershire)
jonbendle@rfu.com, 07753 881272

Jason Bowers AFM
(Middlesex, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Hertfordshire)
jasonbowers@rfu.com, 07703 466773

Rick Bruin AFM
(Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Essex)
rickbruin@rfu.com, 07738 029211

Peter Shaw AFM
(Notts, Lincs & Derby, Eastern Counties, Leicestershire, East Midlands and Warwickshire)
petershaw@rfu.com, 07734 070674

Tom Bartram AFM
(Lancashire, Cheshire, Staffordshire and North Midlands)
tombartram@rfu.com, 07841 156806

Alex Bowden AFM
(Northumberland, Durham, Yorkshire and Cumbria)
alexbowden@rfu.com, 07764 336701

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