Find the perfect space for your event

Whether you are looking for the perfect wedding venue, a space to host a product launch, business meeting or seminar, or you have a family celebration or Christmas party to organise, the 1st Central County Ground is the ideal venue choice in Sussex.


Home to the oldest professional sports club in the UK, Sussex County Cricket Club, the County Ground is located in the heart of Sussex, within easy reach of Hove station and local public transport routes.

With five rooms to choose from we can welcome parties of any size, from intimate groups of 14 up to much larger functions of 800. Our dedicated 1839 Hospitality & Events team will oversee everything from start to finish to make sure that your day runs smoothly. Our talented and experienced catering staff can put together a bespoke menu that is perfect for you and your guests, who can also enjoy stunning views of the pitch, free WiFi and parking (subject to availability). All of our celebration packages can be tailored to suit your tastes and bespoke requirements, making the County Ground the perfect place to hold your next event.

To enquire about availability or to organise an event with us at the 1st Central County Ground, visit our Facility Hire page.

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