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Exeter Hall
Oxford Road
01865 372143

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Stratfield Brake

Stratfield Brake

Located at Frieze Way, Kidlington OX5 1UP, Stratfield Brake is Kidlington’s premier sporting facility with a fine pavilion, two cricket grounds, three rugby pitches, a football pitch and the largest area of public open space in the village.

A joint committee of Kidlington Parish Council and Gosford and Water Eaton Parish Council manages the pavilion and grounds.

The pavilion provides excellent modern space for conferences and parties and is available for hire when not in use for sport.

To hire pitches or the pavilion please contact Les Dent, Kidlington Parish Council (01865 372143) or the caretaker Ben Hart (01865 847496)/ (07891 956167).

For full details see Hire Charges

Regular users of the sports ground include:

The adjoining land is owned by the Woodland Trust and includes walks through woods and lakes which have been specially created to attract wild life and wetland birds.

Birds recorded over the last year include: Little Egret, Buzzard, Common Tern, Redshank, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper and Ringed Plover

For more information

Rates effective from 1st April 2011

FUNCTION ROOM (excluding Friday Evening)

  • £30.00 per hour

FUNCTION ROOM (Friday Evening)

  • Private Users £185.00
  • Local Sports Clubs £80.00


  • Part Use £36.00
  • full use for sports clubs & non professional caterers £72.00 plus £50.00 deposit
  • full use for professional caterers £139.00 plus £50.00 deposit


  • Overhead Projector and Screen £27.00
  • TV/Video £37.00
  • Flip Chart £9.00
  • Tea Urn £13.00
  • Screen £8.00


Please note that as from 7th October 2004, there is a change in the conditions regarding catering at Stratfield Brake. If you wish to bring in outside caterers in preference to using our in-house service, a charge of £1.00 per head will be applicable.

  1. COLD FORK BUFFET (tea/coffee included) £10.20 per head
  2. FINGER BUFFET (tea/coffee included £8.20 per head
  3. FINGER BUFFET WITH FRUIT (tea/coffee included) £8.80 per head
  4. SANDWICH LUNCH £5.30 per head
  5. SANDWICH LUNCH WITH FRUIT £6.00 per head

             TEA AND COFFEE £1.50 per head

             TEA, COFFEE AND BISCUITS £1.75 per head

             FRUIT JUICE - £3.00 PER LITRE