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Frequently Asked Questions

What should my child wear?

Football kit or comfortable athletic wear. Moulded boots or AstroTurf trainers are preferable, normal trainers can be worn.

Please be prepared for all weather conditions, please bring: a waterproof, jumper, tracksuit bottoms and a hat.

Should my child bring food and drink?

Yes, your child should bring a healthy packed lunch and some snacks to get through the day. We have a morning break, where children are encouraged to have a snack, such as a cereal bar or fruit, followed by a break for lunch.

Please note: We are a NO NUT Holiday Course!

Please ensure your child brings a water bottle or an energy drink to our courses. There will be regular drinks breaks throughout the day. There is also a water fountain to fill up water bottles to stay hydrated.


Sign-in will open 15 mins before the start of our holiday courses at the times stated on our course webpages. Please sign in with the Holiday Course Manager at the desk by the main entrance of the venue.


Collection will take place immediately after the end of our holiday courses, at the end times stated on our web pages for each holiday course. Please make sure that you sign out with the Holiday Course Manager before you leave the premises. If you require to pick your child up before the scheduled end of camp, please arrange this with the Holiday Course Manager at the start of the day.

Please make sure you are prompt in picking up your child from the venue as we are required to vacate the premises in line with our booking times.

Venue Addresses

Market Road Football Pitches, Market Road, London, N7 9PL

Acland Burghley School, Churchill Road, London NW5 1AN

Access to Market Road

Car: There is no car park at the venue. You can park along Market Road. Please be advised that ticket officers patrol these roads and have previously issued tickets to parents dropping off players at our holiday courses.

We will issue a parking permit for a limited amount of time for you to drop off your children.

Bus: Market Road Football Pitches is served well by the 274 bus.

Train: Market Road Football Pitches is a short walk from Caledonian Road Tube Station (Piccadilly Line) and the Caledonian Road & Barnsbury Station (Overground).

Access to Acland Burghley

Car: There is access to street parking outside the venue, but please be aware that this is a residential street so we cannot guarantee there will be spaces. Please be considerate of local residents when you are using on-street parking bays and do not obstruct traffic.

Train: The closest tube and overground stations are Tufnell Park (Northern Line), Kentish Town (Northern Line and Overground) and Gospel Oak (Overground).

Bus: The nearest bus stop is Acland Burghley School (Bus stop TH) on the number 4 bus.


Bloomsbury Football will provide hand-sanitiser and will encourage players to wash hands as frequently as possible.

During breaks, lunch and collection, players will remain socially distanced.

Medical Information

We will require you to fill out a Medical Form before the course. This will be sent to you via email the weekend before the holiday course.

Who can I contact on the day?

Girls contact: Emma Thackwray – 07541 206 993

Foundation contact: Cameron Gordon – 07729 105 596

Disability contact: Cameron Gordon – 07729 105 596

Academy contact: Nicholas Bearham – 07564 859 619

If you require any additional information on any of our holiday courses, please contact Ben Gelbart on 07724 608 600 or [email protected]
Please make sure you are prompt in picking up your child from the venue as we are required to vacate the premises in line with our booking times.