Black Friday offer - 25% off with code XMASGIFT

"Basic - County League standard"

has rated Tinsley Lane 1.5 out of 5.

johnwickenden's review of Tinsley Lane

Oakwood are a local team for me but I had never visited for a match until today. The ground is a bit off the beaten track and is not clearly marked from the main road through Crawley's industrial estate. The facilities consist of, essentially, the clubhouse / bar with a covered stand attached to it.

Location

Really not obvious where this ground is. Located in Tinsley Lane, in Crawley's industrial estate. The ground itself id down a long track. There is car parking on site, but the cars are parked behind one of the goals...just hope the teams have their accurate shooting boots on ! Parking is inlcuded in match day admission

View

There is just a single 'stand' at Oakwood and this is attached to the clubhouse. One part of it has a bench for 6 (yes, SIX) people, although when I visited for the game against local rivals Crawley Down Gatwick, some of the seats from the bar had been brought outside! The clubhouse / stand side has hardstanding, but the other three sides of the ground are grass only - not too many peope venture anywhere else in the rain!

Facilities

Toilets are in the clubhouse and hot/cold/alcoholic drinks can be bought from the bar

Food & Drink

£1 for a half time cuppa

Police & Stewards

County league standard? Not likely - even with a big local derby against CDG. Crowd was about 55.

Atmosphere

Very difficult to get much atmosphere with such a small crowd and when they are located on one side of the ground, but this is real grass roots football !

Write your own review of Tinsley Lane

Have you been to Tinsley Lane? Write a review!


Ratings for Tinsley Lane

ApsectRating
LocationAspect 1 rating: 1.5 stars
ViewAspect 2 rating: 2.0 stars
FacilitiesAspect 3 rating: 2.0 stars
Food & DrinkAspect 4 rating: 2.5 stars
Police & StewardsN/A
AtmosphereAspect 6 rating: 1.0 star
OverallOverall rating: 0.0 stars

Other reviews by johnwickenden

1.5 stars
Roffey FC - Chennells Brook / Bartholomew Way
A review of Bartholomew Way written on 9th September 2020

1.5 stars
Langford FC - Forde Park
A review of Forde Park written on 22nd January 2020

3.0 stars
Deveronvale FC - Princess Royal Park
A review of Princess Royal Park written on 11th January 2020


Black Friday offer - 25% off with code XMASGIFT