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Build starts on Frome’s three new tennis courts

Work begins on the new tennis courts.

Work begins on the new tennis courts.

Work has now begun on the construction of the three new Pay & Play tennis courts to be situated in the Mary Baily playing field. 

This joint venture between Frome Town Council and Frome Selwood Tennis Club is scheduled for completion in the spring.

“We are delighted that work is now under way to build the courts and are very grateful to all those organisations and individuals that have made this project possible,’ said John Price, chair of the tennis club.

“Tennis is a sport that can be played by all ages and all levels of competency. It is sociable, fun and great for fitness. We are hoping that these new courts will encourage tennis take up and look forward to the courts’ completion.”

Organisations that have contributed to the project include: • Sport England – Inspired Facilities Fund • LTA National Facilities Grant • LTA National Facilities Loan • LTA County Committee Facilities Grant • MDC Local Legacy Fund • MDC Environment Fund • Frome Community Lottery • NVB Architects • Frome Selwood Tennis Club • Frome Town Council • Individual club members and members of the public who sponsored a square