Vision 2020 is an ambitious world class women’s and girls’ elite football facility in Cheshire. Spearheaded by Cheshire FA, the establishment of this world class centre of excellence is a keystone project within the FA’s strategy for growth. The centre is the first of its kind in the UK and will advance the women and girls’ game at local, national and international level. The centre of excellence comprises 3G pitches with covered spectator seating, changing facilities, a gym. training classrooms, new HQ offices for Cheshire FA, press facilities, an injury treatment and full rehabilitation centre and a nursery.
In addition, to football facilities the complex comprises a 4 star hotel with conference and banqueting facilities; a spa; restaurants and retail outlets. There are extensive grounds taking advantage of the rural woodland setting together with children’s play area and a fanzone with large screen, suitable for screening sports and live events.
The complex is designed to act as a base for visiting football teams up to Champions League standard but is also targeted at weekenders and short break visitors seeking a ‘destination’ hotel experience.