Facilities

Facilities

Raeburn Place will provide first class facilities for sport and community benefit that will be inclusive, financially sustainable and a benefit to all levels of the local and wider community. These facilities will be open to all: for sports and activities; for clubs; for conferences and events; for community groups; or simply for spending time with friends. They will include:

Sports and activities
  • Changing rooms
  • Training facilities including a sprint track
  • Purpose-built gym
  • Medical and physio rooms
  • Rugby pitch and mini rugby/training pitches, also available for use by other sports
  • Reinstatement of a cricket field and practice nets
  • New sustainable surface draining system to eliminate pitch waterlogging problems
  • Upgraded floodlighting
  • Spectator stand with covered seating for approximately 2,500 people
Social and community
  • Bar and function facilities available for social events, conferences, business meetings, local community groups and other events
  • Café bar/restaurant within the main building
  • Retail and commercial units along Comely Bank Road, potentially including a restaurant and ice cream parlour
  • Enhanced public realm along Comely Bank Road including retention of the protected trees
Museum of International Rugby
  • Museum
  • Hall of Fame
  • Library
  • Education room
  • Temporary exhibition space
  • Audio-visual facility