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Founded - 1991  

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A National FA Community Charter Club


The club runs 12 different teams from youth to adult level and plays at a number of venues. Directions to these can be found below.

Hethersett Memorial Playing Field

The club uses a number of pitches on Hethersett Memorial Playing Field. Directions are below.

From Norwich take the Cringleford By-pass until you reach the Thickthorn Roundabout. Take third left (signposted B1172 Hethersett) and continue for 1.7 miles.

Turn right into Hethersett village just after the parish church. Turn right at Queen's Head into Queen's Road and follow road round. You will pass  shops on the left which includes Tescos and a Chinese takeaway. Take next left into Mill Road and the first major left into Park Drive (there are two minor left turns before this but both are dead ends). The Memorial Playing Field is on your left. There is adequate car parking.

From A146 (Ipswich Road) turn left onto Norwich southern bypass (signposted Swaffham). Follow road and take next exit (signposted Thetford). Take second left at Thickthorn Roundabout (signposted B1172 Hethersett) and follow above instructions. 

From South Norfolk and Wymondham direction: Come off main A11 at slip road signposted Dereham and Hethersett. At first roundabout take right and follow Hethersett and at second roundabout turn right towards Hethersett. Continue for approx 2 miles. Just after Park Farm Hotel (this will be on your right), turn left into New Road. Carry on for 0.5 miles and turn right into Mill Road. Turn right into West Croft (ignore first right turning into Flint House Gardens which is a dead end) and follow down to bottom. The Memorial Playing Field is in front of you.

From A47 (Great Yarmouth Direction) - From Norwich southern bypass take exit marked Thetford. Take second left at Thickthorn Roundabout (signposted B1172 Hethersett) and follow instructions in second paragraph of Norwich directions.

From A47 (King's Lynn Direction) - Join the southern bypass at its start and take exit marked Thetford and then follow directions above.

Hethersett Academy

The club occasionally uses a pitch at Hethersett Academy which is situated on Queen's Road. This is the main road off the B1172 into the village. Coming from Norwich, Ipswich, King's Lynn or Great Yarmouth direction turn right at the Queen's Head into Queen's Road. There is a right turning at Hethersett Library and this leads into the Academy car park.

Approaching from the South Norfolk (Thetford and Wymondham direction) continue past New Road and take next slip road into Old Norwich Road. You will pass the King's Head on your left. Continue past Norfolk Fire Headquarters and turn left at the Queen's Head. Follow the road down for 200 yards and turn right at Hethersett Library.

Hethersett Junior School

Follow directions for the High School but the school is about 50 yards on the right after the turn past the Queen's Head

Car Parking: There is ample car parking at all  venues. 


The club also utilises facilities at Little Melton Village Hall

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