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Netherseale Lawn Tennis Club


Our Story

Netherseale Lawn Tennis Club has been running since 1929, but the lawn in our title is a little outdated as we now have four good quality all weather floodlit tennis courts. These are complemented by a superb clubhouse which was opened in 2007.

We are a family club with a friendly atmosphere which will assure you of a warm welcome as we are always keen to involve new members. We have all types of players from beginners to experienced, young to not so young, in fact, players from all sections of the community.

If you love competitive tennis we have inter club matches, our club tournament and our in house winter league. The club teams are very successful at all levels of the local league ensuring a regular haul of trophies.

On the other hand you may want to just come along on club night (Tuesday evenings 7.30pm), join in with the other social tennis activities or play against friends and family. If you want to improve your game why not book lessons with our qualified club coach?

There is also a lively social scene for those who want to relax after a hard game or unwind after a hard days work, in the club bar.


Club Facilities

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Club House & Bar

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4 floodlit all-weather courts


Croquet Lawn & Table Tennis

Following a catastrophic fire in 2004 our club house was re-built by members and completed in 2005.  It is a fantastic facility that we are all very proud of.  The club house plays host to numerous events across the year and features  lounge area, a fully licensed bar, toilets and changing room.  Ample parking is available at the neighboring village hall and on the road.

Our recently resurfaced all weather courts benefit from unrestricted LED flood lighting allowing for play to continue into the small hours and long into the winter months!  Members also have use of a rebound wall and ball machine.

The club also benefits from a lovely croquet lawn, which is available for use during the summer months and in the winter we also have table tennis.  A word of warning, it gets a little bit competitive!

Doubles Match

Our Teams

If you love competitive tennis then we have a number of options available to members. With inter club matches, in house club tournaments and a winter league, there is something for everyone. The club teams are very successful at all levels of the local league ensuring a regular haul of trophies. Contact us for more information.


Men's A

Captain: Andy Rose

Burton League - Division 1


Men's B

Captain: Martin Lake

Burton League - Division 2


Men's C

Captain: Nigel Smith

Burton League - Division 4


Men's D

Captain: Kelvin Peers

Burton League - Division 6


Mixed A

Captain: Rich Rose

Burton League - Division 1


Mixed B

Captain: Sue Taylor

Burton League - Division 2


Mixed C

Captain: Sue Peers

Burton League - Division 4


Ladies' A

Captain: Sue Smith

Burton League - Division 1


Ladies' B

Captain: Sue Smith

Burton League - Division 4

Tennis Serve


NLTC is able to offer a variety of coaching opportunities for the club member and non-members who are looking to improve their skills, win tournaments or pick up a racket for the first time. So if you want keep fit, meet new people, make new friends or learn new skills and improve your game then contact one of our excellent coaches.


Coaching Fees for non-members

A coaching fee of £20 per annum will be payable by all those having regular coaching at the Club who are not full members of the Club. Payment of this fee will enable them to have use of the Courts whilst being coached by Richard and also on the few occasions when Richard is unable to be present for coaching. It will also enable them to have use of the Clubhouse facilities whilst being coached.

There will be no coaching fee for anyone under 18 years of age.


A coaching fee of £1 per person per session will be charged for those being coached on an irregular or short term basis.

Richard Rose - LTA Level 3 Coach

Richard Rose is our resident coach at NLTC and can provide tailored coaching for all ages and abilities. Whether it is a group coaching session you require or individual coaching, tennis lessons can be adapted to suit anyone.

So if you fancy improving your backhand or you need a full game re-build, then coaching can be arranged to fit around your schedule at the club by contacting Richard directly.

Tennis Ball
Tennis Practice

Duncan Coates - LTA Level 3 Coach

Duncan Coates is our visiting coach working across a number of different  venues.

He is LTA Level 3 Accredited Plus Coach.

Coaching is available to all ages and abilities from those as young as 3 to adults in both group and individual lessons. He has also completed training in disability tennis, cardio tennis and Tennis For Kids Coaching.

Tennis Match


Netherseale Lawn Tennis Club membership is open to anyone, any ability, any age, all are welcome. Our membership fees are lower than many clubs in the area and we have discounts for couples as well as families, offering great value for money!  You can join by downloading the membership form via the links below and email or post it to our Treasurer  (Please not that all fees are currently discounted due to COVID-19 and will be reviewed in March 2022) -


By completing this form, you are giving Netherseale Lawn Tennis Club permission to use your personal data in the ways set out in the Club’s Privacy Policy, a copy of which may be obtained via the link below -

Tennis Practice


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Married Couple

Subscriptions are due before 1st April and should be sent to:


Mrs Sue Taylor, treasurer, Netherseal lawn Tennis Club,

The Hawthornes, Main Street, Main Street, Netherseal

 Swadlincote Derbyshire  DE12 8DB



Senior (65 years and over)

Tennis Match


Tennis Court
Women Playing Tennis

Junior (13 years and under)

(free with one adult membership)

Rackets and Net

Social Member

Tennis Match


Safe to play

Netherseale Lawn Tennis Club is committed to prioritising the well-being of all children and adults at risk, promoting safeguarding in our club at all times, including all programmes and events we run. This policy strives to minimise risk, deliver a positive tennis experience for everyone and respond appropriately to all safeguarding concerns/disclosures.

The full NLTC Safeguarding Policy and Concern Reporting Form can be found by following the links below -


Our safeguarding policy

Please follow the link below to download the NTLC safeguarding Policy

Report a Concern Form

Please follow the link below to download this form.

British Tennis Diversity and Inclusion Policy

Inclusion – ensuring that tennis is equally accessible to any member of the community so they can be fully involved in whatever capacity they choose; and that they are supported to achieve their potential in any capacity e.g. player, employee, volunteer, coach or official.

Please follow the link below to download this Policy

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Your NTLC Welfare Officer
- Stuart Curran -

My Role as the NLTC Welfare Officer is to ensure that all children, young people and adults at risk are safeguarded from abuse and have an enjoyable tennis experience.

If you have concerns, or wish to report anything, you can either contact me via the link below or the LTA direct on: 020 8487 7000 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)

Contact Us

Netherseale Lawn Tennis Club,
2 Hall farm Cottage,
Main Street,
DE12 8BZ

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