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While it might not be the most talked about sport, more people play badminton in London than you probably think! Here, we rank just some of the many badminton courts in London which you can block-book or hire on a pay-as-you-play basis. Once you’ve found your perfect place to play badminton through us, all that will be left for you to do is grab your racket and shuttlecock and, most importantly, enjoy your game!
Barking Sporthouse provides an excellent facility for those looking to play badminton in east London. Nets will be set up on arrival to the venue to ensure maximum time on the court. If you're looking to travel to the venue via public transport, then the nearest station is Upney Station.
Situated in the heart of London, Finsbury Leisure Centre is easily accessible via Old Street underground station. However, if you drive then free parking facilities are also available here. These badminton courts are open to the public to come and play on a one-off basis. The pay as you play system employed allows for bookings to be made without being a member.
John Orwell Sports Centre offers an excellent set of badminton courts located in east London. This well-maintained facility offers smart and spacious changing rooms available for customers. Easily accessible via public transport, the nearest stations include Wapping and Shadwell national rail.
The sports hall at The Dome provides an excellent arena in which to play badminton. There are several Underground stations within walking distance of the venue, including Kentish Town and Chalk Farm. Alternatively, those driving can park free of charge at the facility.
Walthamstow Leisure Centre is located in north east London and its badminton courts can be booked on a pay as you play basis. Walthamstow station is a short walk away from this venue.
The indoor courts at Burnt Oak Leisure Centre offer clear and well-maintained badminton line markings. The spacious sports hall makes an excellent badminton venue in north London. This facility has excellent public transport links making it easy for all participants to reach the venue. Burnt Oak is the closest underground station.
Situated in the heart of the capital’s sporting hub near the Olympic park, Chobham Academy offers some of the best badminton courts in London. This provides free parking facilities and is just a few minutes from Stratford International DLR station.
If you want somewhere to play badminton near Wembley, Brentside High School is the place for you. Located near the Castle Bar Park train station and with free parking facilities, this venue boasts an exceptional range of indoor badminton facilities in west London.
Roehampton Sports and Fitness Centre offers a high-quality selection of badminton courts to book near Twickenham. Easily accessible via public transport, the nearest stations include Barnes national rail and East Putney tube stations or, if you wish to drive, free parking is also available.
Harrow Leisure Centre is a prime venue for those searching for a place play badminton in Harrow or anywhere in the north-west London area. Situated near Harrow and Wealdstone overground station, these indoor courts can be booked on a pay-as-you-play basis. Free parking facilities are also available here.
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The indoor courts at Deptford Green Community Leisure Centre are perfect for playing badminton near the Greenwich area. Situated near the New Cross overground and Deptford national rail station, these are easily accessible via public transport.
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