Home of Bowers & Pitsea FC

Founded 2003

Capacity 2,661

Rating: 4.2

(214) Google Reviews

A nice set up, it looks as though it has had a lot of recent upgrading , new stands and an artificial pitch. There is a really amazing structure behind one goal that looks really old but well preserved. There is a good burger hut which also sells souvenirs. The ground is not easy to find but has a reasonably size car park
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a year ago
Went to a party there. The room was well done out. The drinks at the bar were cheap. The staff very friendly. No complaints about the hall or the football club. I would book my party there if I lived closer. The venue is a very professional place.
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6 months ago
Great hot chocolate and a decent game of non league football!
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5 months ago
The downside first, parking at the ground and on the nearby streets is very limited. The club themselves recommend parking at Eversley Leisure centre, what was the best option. There is though no obvious indication of how to get to the ground from there. It's only about 10 min walk though once you know the way. I have been to a lot worse stadiums (in higher leagues), there's one large stand and two small stands opposite, with sheltered standing areas behind the goals. The staff were very friendly, the bar area was quite modern, the burger stall was a bit chaotic, some people's orders were taken and not passed to the kitchen, but it was the first match of the season so you expect teething troubles. It is a very nice ground, a good atmosphere and definitely worth a visit.
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6 months ago
Good people. Very welcoming and enjoyed our visit very much.
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3 weeks ago
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History (from Wikipedia)


The club were originally based at what later became Pitsea Market, before moving to Gun Meadow. When the A13 was built, the Gun Meadow ground was subject to a compulsory purchase order, resulting in the club moving to its current home on Crown Avenue.[2] The site was purchased from the Basildon Development Corporation, as well as a prefabricated building that became the club's dressing rooms.[6] It was officially opened with a friendly match against Ex-Tottenham Hotspur All-Star team.[6] A seated stand was built on one side of the pitch, with the original bench seating later replaced with red tip-up seats.[6] A covered standing area was erected next to the seated stand.[6]

The ground currently has a capacity of 2,661, of which 300 is seated.

Things to do nearby.

Wat Tyler Country Park.

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A lovely place to go if you enjoy going for peaceful walks on your own, with your family or with a four-legged companion, although it's very easy to get... Read More

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I love wat Tyler Park. I used to go there often when I was small and even now I'm an adult it's still a nice place to go. There's more than enough to... Read More

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The Bekash Restaurant.

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Second visit to Bekash in last couple of months. A customer ( and mate ) is in Basildon so we came here for dinner. Its what I think is the second... Read More

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One of our favourites. Staff are great, very helpful and thoughtful. Always friendly. Food is definitely up to scratch - tasty dishes, a full menu with... Read More

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We had a party of 14 here this past week and all the food was presented and prepared really well. Great staff, very accommodating and helpful. Food tasted... Read More