Situated in the historical town of Taunton, Somerset’s county capital, the Cooper Associates County Ground makes for the perfect day out. Whether you are a family looking to enjoy a day’s cricket, younger people looking to enjoy an evening out after a day at work, or a business looking to provide your clients with some top-notch hospitality, we can cater for it all in our fun and lively atmosphere.
There is easy access by both road and rail and we are open all year round – providing fantastic Conference and Banqueting facilities in the off-season. For more information, please visit Venue Hire.
Who’s Who In The Club
If you would like to contact a member of staff at Somerset County Cricket Club, you can view our complete list of everybody at the Club, with links to their individual email addresses.
The Club Work in the Community: 2016
In 2016 the players and staff at the Club took part in over 90 player appearances including:
- School assemblies
- Junior coaching sessions
- Age group presentations
- Hospital and special school visits.
Club Captain Tom Abell won the Player in the Community award after taking part in the most Community Engagement activities.
Existing partnerships with Musgrove Park Hospital and Selworthy Special School were strengthened and improved upon.
Schools Day and Inclusion Day continued to go from strength to strength.
Several fundraising days were held for a number of organisations on match days
The Club Work in the Community: 2015
In 2015, Somerset County Cricket Club:
Launched Somerset Dreams, allowing us to ensure that the most deserving individuals are rewarded for their selflessness.
Players made a total of 72 community appearances in 2015 which is a 29% increase on 2014.
610 tickets were donated for fund raising purposes in 2015 which is an increase of 70 (13%) on 2014 and an increase of 210 (53%) on 2013.
Partnerships created with Selworthy Special School and the British Institute for Brain Injured Children in a bid to help student’s access cricket and allow families respite breaks.
Inclusion Day continues to grow and over 90 people with special needs attended the day at which all the supporters in the ground were exposed to the high quality of both the Somerset Disabled and VI teams.
Schools Day continues to be popular with over 1000 local children being exposed to First Class Cricket.
It has been another very strong financial year for Somerset County Cricket Club.
The 2016 accounts show the Club remains one of the strongest performing First Class Counties, after achieving a pre-tax surplus of £596,700 for the last fiscal year. The accounts also showed an EBITDA of £670,111 compared with £411,681 twelve months ago. The Club benefitted from a full year of operational activity on the new Somerset Pavilion, a very strong cricketing performance for the season, exceptional Natwest T20 Blast sales with every fixture sold out plus buoyant catering and commercial revenues.
To view copies of the accounts please select a year below:
Somerset County Cricket Club is a Members’ Club and with a vast reach across the South West, the region is broken down into eight areas: Weston-super-Mare, South Somerset, Mid Somerset, Devon & Cornwall, Bridgwater, North Somerset, Taunton and Bath.
Please click on the link below to see the contact details for the Chairman and Secretary for each area.
The next main Club AGM will be held on Monday January 26th 2018. Meetings from the 2016 AGM will be available in due course.