Cricket Centre T and C


1. The hirer must be 18 years of age or over and shall be the person by whom the form of application of hiring is signed. Such person shall be responsible for the payment of the fees in respect of the hiring and for the observance of performance in all respects of the conditions and stipulations contained within the terms and conditions.

2. The premises may only be used for the purpose for which they have been hired.  In the event of any breach of any of these regulations, the Centre Manager reserves the right to terminate the hiring without notice.

3. The premises may not be used for the sale or display of goods or services without obtaining approval from the Centre Manager at the time of booking.

Right of Entry

4. Cornwall Cricket Board Limited reserves themselves and their officials the right to enter at all times on producing evidence of their identity.

Preservation of Order

5. The hirer is responsible for the preservation of good order during the hiring of the Cornwall Cricket Centre and for any damage that may be done to the Cornwall Cricket Centre as a consequence of hiring or which would not have been done if the hiring had not taken place.

6. In the event of any such damage, the Management Group may make it good and the hirer, by the acceptance of the hiring subject to these regulations, will thereby be deemed to have undertaken to pay the cost of such reparation.

7. The hirer shall at the end of the hire period leave the premises in a clean and orderly state.  Failure to do so may result in a charge for cleaning at commercial rates.

Payment of Charges

8.Terms and Conditions

Our payment terms are strictly 30 days from date of invoice.

Bank Transfer

Account Number: 15169944

Sort Code: 54-10-38


Payable to: Cornwall Cricket Board Ltd


9. Cornwall Cricket Board Limited reserves the right to refuse access to the premises hired if the whole of the fees have not been paid or if these regulations have not been complied with.

10. Cornwall Cricket Board Limited reserves the right to refuse any further bookings should the whole of the fees for a booking (or series of bookings) not be paid in full by the due date.

11. A returnable deposit may be required to cover damages at the time the hire fee is paid.

Cancellations of Bookings

12. Hirers will be allowed to cancel or postpone such bookings on the following conditions: If fourteen or more days’ notice is given in writing, full refund; less than 14 days, half fees will be payable; less than one week, full fees payable.

13. Bookings are accepted on the understanding that the Cornwall Cricket Centre Management Group reserves the right to cancel at short notice when circumstances dictate.

14. All claims for refunds and credits must be made in writing within 6 months of the booking in question, after which period such claim will be invalid.


15. The hirer shall indemnify Cornwall Cricket Centre / Cornwall Cricket Board Limited against all actions, proceedings, claims and demands whatsoever which may arise as a result of the hiring.


16. Non-marking indoor sports footwear to be worn in the Cornwall Cricket Centre.  Footwear with black soles or heavily ridged, studded or spiked soles is NOT permitted on the playing surface.


17. Clubs and players are expected to use their own equipment, including cricket balls.

18. The use of a bowling machine may only granted to a qualified ECBCA Member Coach, UKCC2 (or equivalent) or higher, and then only to known individuals, at the discretion of the Centre

19. USE OF HELMETS – The Cornwall Cricket Centre will adhere strictly to the following directive issued by the ECB:

            ‘A young player (up to the age of 18) should not be allowed to bat or act as wicket keeper without a helmet

            (with a faceguard) against a hard ball.’

Bowling Machines-hire

20. Cricket club members irrespective of coaching qualification, but subject to criteria listed, may use and hire a  CCB bowling or fielding machine, or use a club’s bowling machine on a CCB managed site if they have attended a CCB organised Bowling Machine workshop and or have received induction and or training on the safe use of the Bowling Machine - see separate guidance notes.

Players in Nets

21. There shall be a maximum of SIX players (plus one umpire/coach) in a net at any one time. This condition is essential for the safety of all net users and non-adherence will result in termination of the booking for persistent offenders.

22. Nets booked for children must always be serviced by a qualified coach, including an up to date DBS clearance, Safeguarding and Child Protection and First Aid certificate.  This requirement is waived for a parent with his own child, but all relevant safety procedures must be observed.  Cornwall Cricket Board Limited reserves the right to refuse the use of the Centre to any individual it believes to be operating in an unsafe manner.

23. When preparing for practice batsmen should get ready outside the net area in the changing rooms or at the bag drop areas.  All cricket equipment should be left outside the main cricket training environment in the bag drop areas.

24. Playing outside the net area is not permitted.


25. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the premises.

26. Cornwall Cricket Centre does not accept liability for lost or stolen property, neither can we be held responsible for any injury incurred, therefore hirers must pay attention to the safety of their group at all times.  Any illegal activity will be reported to the police.

27. The use of chewing gum is not permitted in the Cornwall Cricket Centre.

28. No food or drink, other than bottled water, is permitted in the cricket hall.

29. Failure to comply with any of the above terms and conditions may result in the cancellation of bookings.


Cornwall Cricket Centre - Health and Safety Policy

It is the policy of the Cornwall Cricket Centre Management Group / Cornwall Cricket Board Limited to ensure, as far as reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of all users and visitors whilst having access to the Cricket Centre, the rooms within it and use of the equipment provided.

Safeguarding Children

Cornwall Cricket Centre / Cornwall Cricket Board Limited adopts and implements the “ECB’s Safe Hands – Cricket Policy for Safeguarding Children”: this can be found at


Cornwall Cricket Centre / Cornwall Cricket Board Limited aims to ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable that:-

  • All users and visitors are in a safe environment whether taking part in activities in the cricket hall or using any other part of the building as a spectator / guest.

Responsibilities of Hirers and Visitors

a)  All users and visitors are expected to take care of their own health and safety whilst in the Centre.  It is the duty of the Cricket Cricket Board  and the person making the hiring to ensure that all users or visitors are made aware of any particular hazards they are likely to encounter and how to deal with them.

b)  The hirer must, prior to the booking, ensure that they are fully aware of the fire precautions, including the means of fighting fire and evacuation.

c)  All users / visitors are expected to co-operate in maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all.  This includes obtaining adequate information and advice before using any equipment.

d)  Cornwall Cricket Board, operating within the guidelines of the Truro and Penwith College Health and Safety Policy, is responsible for monitoring safety requirements at the Centre and introducing appropriate safety measures if deemed necessary.

e)  In respect of a sports activity taking place, the hirer is responsible for ensuring the provision of adequate First Aid cover and a First Aid kit.  The Cornwall Cricket Board Limited shall not be responsible for the provision of either First Aid cover or First Aid kit.

User and Visitor Safety

f)  Users and visitors have a responsibility for their own safety and that of others, but Cornwall Cricket Board Limited must ensure that all reasonable precautions are taken.

g)  Members of user groups should be made aware of their responsibilities regarding safety matters and to any specific instruction, by inducted courses, safety information leaflets and word of mouth.

h)  The Hirer / Organiser must draw to the attention of the members of their group the situation regarding insurance against accident, ie. neither Cornwall Cricket Centre nor the Cornwall Cricket Board Limited provides personal accident cover.

i)  Hirers and visitors using the facilities should ensure that their activities are carried out in a safe manner according to the regulations of the national governing body for that sport and that participants comply with any regulations imposed by Truro and Penwith College in relation to Health and Safety.