National Badminton Centre Courts

NBC Courts

Our 8-court hall is the home of the English National Badminton Team and provides the perfect setting for anyone to develop their game.

There are a variety of ways you can get involved in playing Badminton at the NBC.

Book a court individually – Pre-book available court time for yourself be it for match-play, coaching or just a bit of fun.

Booking a court at the NBC is restricted to members only. Guests are welcome at the rate of £2.00 for adults and £1.00 for under 18’s.

Hourly court rates:

Off-peak (9.00am-6.00pm): £14.00

Peak (6.00pm-10.00pm): £18.00

Super-Off peak (10.00pm-Close): £8.50

No Strings Badminton – Adult ‘pay and play’ organised match-play session that requires no booking or membership. These fun, engaging sessions will allow you to mix in with other adults of similar abilities.

Club Badminton – We are home to diverse range of senior and junior badminton clubs, more information on many of them can be found at

Membership Perks

Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the centre

After an exciting game on court; wind down in our saunas located in spacious changing rooms, plenty of lockers are available for you to secure your belongings in.

The on-site Restaurant is open for a hot buffet breakfast every day until 10am for only £6. All members of the public can purchase tea, coffee and snacks all day from our Lavazza Vending Machines during our reception opening hours.


Watch all of the latest sport on Sky sports and BT sports in the bar and enjoy playing a friendly game of pool or table tennis. Drinks in the bar are served from 7:00pm.


Badminton Club Membership – £12.00 per year.

Health Commitment Statement

The National Badminton Centre Health Commitment Statement can be accessed here

Court Opening Hours

Monday-Friday 07:00-23:00 & Saturday-Sunday 09:00-22:00

*  At present, booking a court at the NBC is restricted to members only. Guests are welcome at a rate of £2 for adults or £1 for under 18’s. Use the link below to become a member of the NBC badminton club.

No Strings Badminton + Open Match play

Our ‘No Strings’ sessions are organised by a dedicated No Strings coordinator, our ‘Open Match play’ sessions are not facilitated.

Daytime drop-in sessions

Time: 11:00-13:00 (No booking required, turn up and play!)

Monday               Open Match play                                             £5.50 NBC members, £6.00 non members

Tuesday               No Strings Badminton (coordinated)         £5.50 NBC members, £6.00 non members

Wednesday         Open Match play  (12.00 – 14.00)              £5.50 NBC members, £6.00 non members

Thursday             No Strings Badminton (coordinated)         £6.50 NBC members, £7.00 non members

Evening drop-in session

Time: 18:00-20:00*  (*Booking is required, please do so here)

Monday               No Strings Badminton (coordinated)           £5.50 NBC members, £6.00 non members

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