Welcome to Hamptons Sports and Leisure
A Sports, Leisure and Venue Centre focused around Community Activity. Formerly known as "The Marconi Social Club". The centre provides various community sports and social activities to the public and it's members Rooms are available to hire for various community and business functions and we pride ourselves to be the best in the area.
- Originally, ‘The Marconi Social Club’ was founded in 1910 for the employees of the world famous Marconi Wireless & Telegraph Company, who were probably the largest employers in Chelmsford.
- The Club moved to its present site on Beehive Lane in 1964 after out-growing its Road.
- During 2011/2012 our site was redeveloped with the former site on Victoria new Marconi Club building opening its doors on the 5th November 2012.
- 1st February 2017 saw the club sold and change it’s name to “Hamptons Sports and Leisure”.
What we can do..
Conviniently location just off the A12 at Galleywood, we are a few minites away from the Heat of Essex, the Cist of Chelmsford. We are easily accessible for the local and national visitors being only 30 mins from Stansted Airport just off the M25 and M11. London Liverpool Street is only 40 minutes away by train.
Hamptons offer a fully air-conditioned Contemporary Hall with maximum seating capacity of 280 guests for your family's special occasion with ample car park.
Our Hall has features like fully sprung dance floor, elevated stage, licensed bar facility and lighting system perfect for weddings and parties.
It's a blank canvas which is adaptable for a wide range of events.
The Hall is an excellent venue for large corporate meetings. We provide all the equipment needed to impress your delegates and make your conference a success. Conference equipment items are available for hire but must be pre ordered by the organiser. Hire equipment payment will be required when booking your conference. The Hall can be set up to your requirements, be it theatre style seating or Cabaret Style.
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Tennis is a great outdoor activity enjoyed by adults, juniors and families. We have 6 well maintained all weather floodlit artificial grass tennis courts. If you are a beginner or wish to brush up on your existing skills our qualified coaches are there for your sporting needs We have men's teams and ladies teams, as well as a large social scene, where groups of players can join each other for a friendly knock about, or a competitive game in our leagues. We have a Tennis Committee for more information please contact email@example.com
Squash is a great sport for children as it boosts their confidence, whilst improving fitness and co-ordination.There 3 squash courts (glass backed) available, they are all England Squash standard. A squash game lasts around 40 minutes so can fit into busy lifestyles and is a great family activity. You will find a thriving social scene at Hamptons where leagues and competitions are organised. Hamptons squash courts are frequently used by England players to train. We have 10+ internal squash leagues catering for beginners and team players alike as well as 2 men's teams and one ladies team.
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The Hall is an excellent venue for large corporate meetings. We provide all the equipment needed to impress your delegates and make your conference a success.
Conference equipment available:
LCD Screen Projector
Telephone Conferencing Equipment
All the above equipment items are available for hire but must be pre ordered by the organiser. Hire equipment payment will be required when booking your conference.
The Hall can be set up to your requirements, be it theatre style seating or Cabaret Style.
Catering packages for your delegates are available from teas, coffees and biscuits and lunches provided too.
This all has to be preordered prior to your event by contacting our management team who will work with you to meet all your requirements.
All rooms are prepared for your specific requirements, and our experienced, friendly staff are available throughout the day to provide assistance.
CAFÉ & CATERING
Hamptons have various types of membership to suit your requirements. We have always been open to non-members but are now taking extra steps to make Hamptons more accessible and easier for non-members to use the facilities, book Tennis, Squash and now our recently added Badminton. Non-members are able to make bookings via phone, email or our Hamptons App. Other activities are also available to non-members.
£30.00 per month or £330.00 per year (this includes the use of our tennis)
£26.50 per month or £291.50 per year
Squash £25.00 per month or £275.00 per year
Tennis £22.00 per month or £242.50 per year
L.T.A Club Coach Level 3
25 years in Primary and Secondary Schools and Special Educational Needs Schools. Group and Individual Coaching with Adults and Children of all standards
25 years playing in Division One , Stock , Chelmsford and Brentwood Leagues. Ladies and Mixed.
PTR Under 10’s Coaching Certification
PTR Adult Coaching Certification
PTR Performance Coaching Certification
Over 20 years playing experience, including an experience on court hitting with the then retired Greg Rusedski.
Has been coaching in Essex for over 5 years and now a full time coach at Hamptons. Has a big serve and attacking play style. Working on helping fine tune clients shot making and tactics.
LTA Level 2 Qualified Tennis Coach
Coaching Tennis for 10 years.
Junior Coach at Hamptons Sports & Leisure since 2010.
At the age of 10 Jed joined Hamptons Tennis Club as a Junior. He have seen the progressions that the club has taken to provide first class facilities for the local community. He began to help out coaching juniors and acquired a passion for coaching tennis. He is a very enthusiastic and hardworking coach which is mirrored by all of our players.
He’s a great role model for our club showing tremendous dedication. Played throughout all of the men’s teams at Hamptons since the age of 15.
Jed is an extremely hard working and dedicated coach whose passion lies within motivating any individual to feel confident on and off the court. He has a good eye for detail on all techniques and provides constructive feedback to get the best out of his hard working players.
Jed works with Piers and has also been coaching players from a young age to a county level standard, where they have represented Essex in the county teams.
Head Junior Coach
2020 Essex County U9 Coach
2018 Essex Coach Of The Year
2016 Essex Coach Of The Year
2015 Essex Commended Development Coach Award
2015 made the final three shortlist for the national Aegon Children’s Coach Of The Year Award
2014 Essex Children’s Coach Of The Year
LTA Senior Club Coach Level 4
RPT European Pro
Coaching tennis for over 16 years.
Head coach at Hamptons Sports & Leisure since 2011.
Piers is an enthusiastic coach that has great technical knowledge and understanding of the game. He can detect errors in a player’s game and fix them quickly.
He has coached players from a young age to a county level standard, where they have represented Essex in the county teams.
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