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Franklin Sports and MCMX Join Forces to Announce England’s Largest Pickleball Club

by The Dink Media Team on

Franklin Sports has announced a groundbreaking collaboration with MCMX to establish the UK's largest premier pickleball club in Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London.

Scheduled to open in early 2025, the planned state-of-the-art facility is set to become the ultimate destination for pickleball enthusiasts of all levels, featuring first-class amenities including:

  • 10 dedicated pickleball courts, four of which are show courts equipped with seating designed to accommodate international tournaments and events
  • Changing rooms with showers & warm-up areas
  • A café and bar with spacious viewing balcony and social areas
  • Comprehensive professional retail shop

Located in Fairfield Trade Park, the club will be easily accessible by foot, bike, train, bus, or car, making it a convenient location for the growing pickleball community.

Jared Franklin of Franklin Sports expressed his excitement about the partnership:

"We’re thrilled to join forces with MCMX in plans to bring the UK's largest dedicated pickleball club to life. This venture represents a perfect synergy between our commitment to innovation and MCMX's dedication to excellence in venue operations and facilities. We look forward to providing a world-class experience for pickleball enthusiasts in Greater London and beyond." 

Neil Rodford and Louise Stephens, Founders of MCMX added:

"Partnering with Franklin Sports to plan this state-of-the-art pickleball club is a dream come true for all of us at MCMX. We are excited to combine our expertise in pickleball and facility management with Franklin's renowned reputation in the industry to create a premier destination for pickleball enthusiasts and those yet to discover the game."

 Karen Mitchell, Chair of Pickleball England, also shared her enthusiasm: "The planned establishment of the UK's largest dedicated pickleball club in Greater London is a significant development for the sport in our country. This collaboration between Franklin Sports and MCMX will undoubtedly elevate the profile of pickleball and provide a world-class facility for players to hone their skills and enjoy the game to the fullest."

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