The Herts and Essex Cricket Centre

A specialist training facility providing quality cricket training for individuals, schools and clubs.



Due to the latest Covid-19 (Tier 4) restrictions, HECC is CLOSED until further notice! WE WILL SEE YOU SOON! Merry Christmas!

Holiday Courses

Check out our winter holiday courses. Get your game in top shape over the Christmas holiday. Multiple specialist courses and drop-off camps available.

Courses running from Monday 21st December – Friday 8th January.

Discounted Net Hire

Take advantage of our state-of-the-art nets this Christmas at fantastic discounted prices for adults, juniors and families. Prices available Monday 21st December – Friday 8th January.

Adults – £20
Juniors – £15
Families – £15

Christmas Shutdown

Please note: HECC will be shut between Thursday 24th December – Sunday 27th December.

New term dates have been announced!

The new term dates have been released for our youth coaching programmes.

Click on the appropriate link below to view your dates for term 2!

Home of the National Fast Bowling   Academy

The NFBA is a fast bowling programme developed and managed by a team of expert coaches, current professionals and specialised trainers to produce young fast bowlers capable of breaking into first-class county sides.

Home of the Spin Academy

The Spin Academy has been developed to support gifted spin bowlers on their development journey. Led by former England bowler Peter Such, the Spin Academy is administered through a blended approach that relies on the world’s best spin practices.

New dates announced! Due to popular demand, the Spin Academy has been renewed for a 2nd programme.

Upcoming training, courses and events

Book online or by phone

IPL Player Trains at HECC!

Agi Achaya plays for the Kings XI Punjab team, and during the offseason, he is working with both Ian Pont, Founder of the National Fast Bowling Academy and Luke from HECC on a range of different training methods.

Did you know?

HECC was home to Essex County Cricket this winter…


Sky Sports comes to HECC and the National Fast Bowling Academy!

Don‘t take our word for it, here’s what our cricketers say about us…

HECC Sport offers exceptional coaching with great facilities.

The nets at HECC Sport are some of the best!

the HECC provides a great venue for the Essex programmes to run out of, the first team found the facility an ideal like for like replacement to the centre in Chelmsford. This was then backed up by the centre being a strong location for the junior programmes from Eagles Nests all the way up to the academy. Luke and his team are always flexible and supportive to the requirements and needs of any squad, player or coach who uses the centre

We work with amazing cricket clubs and organisations