NSRA Aldersley

The NSRA has two main locations: the Association's headquarters in Bisley, Surrey and the NSRA Aldersley facility in the West Midlands.

Lord Roberts Centre, BisleyThe Lord Roberts Centre is the Headquarters of the NSRA, housing the Association's offices, meeting rooms, our Shop and Showroom and ranges for both airgun and a number of smallbore cartridge disciplines. It is situated within the National Shooting Centre of Bisley Camp. Please see our companion site for more details of the Centre as a venue.


Special considerations and Covid-secure measures

From the 19th July 2021, the ranges will be open every week from Wednesday to Sunday at the following times:

 Wednesday   09:00 – 16:00
 Thursday   09:00 – 16:00
 Friday   09:00 – 16:00
 Saturday   09:00 – 16:00
 Sunday   09:00 – 16:00

Please note the last time each day ranges can be booked will be 15:00

If you or someone in your household has Covid-19 symptoms (or has had a positive test result) you should stay at home and must not attend the Lord Roberts Centre under any circumstances. This includes anyone who has been told to self-isolate under the NHS test and trace service or via the NHS 'App'.

The following ranges will be available to book in advance:

  • 50m outdoor - £10 per lane per hour
  • 25m outdoor - £25 per bank per hour
  • 25yds indoor – £6.50 per lane per hour
  • 10m whizzers - £8.50 per lane per hour
  • 10m electronic air targets - £8.50 per lane per hour

ALL RANGES MUST BE BOOKED AND PAID IN ADVANCE BY TELEPHONING 01483 485522 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You may be asked to leave a message on voicemail so please do with your name, contact number and a brief message and one of our Reception Team will call you back.

Lord Roberts Centre Covid-secure measures effective from the 19 July 2021

A number of measures will remain in place at the Lord Roberts Centre to protect our staff and visitors from the spread of Covid-19. The basic principle we have adopted is to continue with 'hands, face, space'.

In practical terms this means:

Hands
use sanitiser after touching shared surfaces
Face
wear a face mask when in public areas
Space
where possible maintain social distancing, for example firing points will continue to be spaced out


Postal Address:

Lord Roberts Centre
Bisley Camp
Woking
Surrey
GU24 0NP

Tel: 01483 485502/485503

How to get here: 

By car:

For those approaching from the M3 via the A322, turn right at the traffic lights between Bisley and Knaphill villages on to Queens Road. The entrance to Bisley Camp is about one-and-a-half miles along Queens Road on the right.

Once you enter the Bisley Camp by turning off Queens Road on to Kings Avenue, the approach to the Centre is clearly marked. Turn left into Elcho Road and first left again. Then take the right turn just after the road bends to the left and you will soon find yourself in the car park.

By public transport: 

Brookwood Station is approximately one mile away. There is a taxi firm based in Brookwood village close to the station.


 

The NSRA Aldersley facility in the West Midlands is unique in the UK. Alongside an outdoor range for smallbore rifle shooting up to 100 yards there is a purpose-built centre accommodating all levels of indoor shooting with smallbore rifles, airguns & crossbows, from beginners and casual shooters through to the sport's elite competitors.

NSRA Aldersley EntranceLocated at Aldersley Leisure Village, Wolverhampton, it is the home to club shooters, regional, and national squads. Many organisations with links to target shooting regularly use the centre. There is ample parking, including disabled spaces.

The centre is disabled friendly. It has facilities for acoustic/VI shooting and benchrest rifle shooting, and for deaf shooters a "traffic light" system is available that relays range commands visually. All of the indoor ranges and the outdoor firing point are fully accessible for wheelchair users.


Special considerations and Covid-secure measures

If you or someone in your household has Covid-19 symptoms (or has had a positive test result) you should stay at home and must not attend the Centre under any circumstances. This includes anyone who has been told to self-isolate under the NHS test and trace service or via the NHS 'App'.

In line with the NSRA roadmap and Government guidelines, until further notice all shooling must be pre-booked (01902 743562).

The facilities available and the Centre's opening hours will be subject to change over the next few weeks. We are expecting to re-launch the shop in the near future.
Please use the following as a guide to our opening hours:

Monday Closed  
Tuesday 2 pm to 9:30 pm Afternoons: Lucas Rifle & Pistol club 
Evenings: Goodyear Rifle Club 
Wednesday 9:30 am to 12:30 pm Aldersley Airgunners over Fifties 
Thursday 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm Junior Squads 
Friday 9:30 am to 12:30 pm Aldersley Airgunners over Fifties 
Saturday Squad Training
West Midlands Regional Target Shooting Squad
Sunday

We will be adding more time for general use in the next few weeks.

NSRA Aldersley Covid-secure measures effective from the 19 July 2021

A number of measures will remain in place at the Centre to protect our staff and visitors from the spread of Covid-19. The basic principle we have adopted is to continue with 'hands, face, space'.

In practical terms this means:

Hands
use sanitiser after touching shared surfaces
Face
wear a face mask when in public areas
Space
where possible maintain social distancing, for example firing points will continue to be spaced out


NSRA Aldersley caters for a wide range of target shooting disciplines, including:-

  • Air rifle and air pistol shooting at 10m and 6 yards.
    There are 35 firing points for 10m shooting with target changers. There are also electronic targets and turning targets available. Additional equipment is available for training, coaching, and competition needs. N.B. The range is limited to .177 airguns under 6 ft-lbs (8.1J) muzzle energy.
  • Smallbore and air gun shooting at up to 25m.
    The 25m indoor range has 6 shooting lanes and can accommodate smallbore rifle prone and 3-positional shooting, .177 and .22 airguns up to 12 ft-lbs, and archery.
  • Smallbore rifle shooting at 25 yards, 50m and 100 yards.
    The Outdoor range has 24 covered firing points.
  • Acoustic air rifle shooting for visually impaired shooters.
    NSRA Aldersley has the equipment - special targets and adapted air rifle sights - to allow visually impaired shooters to compete. The sight, mounted of the rifle in place of a conventional one, detects the light reflected from the target and generates a tone of varying pitch which the shooter hears via headphones.

Centre ShopThe centre's shop provides shooting supplies and light refreshments. A meeting/class room and full toilet facilities are available.

For casual customers and beginners all necessary equipment is available for hire, and instruction is available from qualified staff.

NSRA Aldersley has facilities and its own club to support shooters of any level.

Events, such as competitions, leagues, and instruction can be arranged for any group of users. Please contact us for more information.

Prone Air Rifle
Acoustic shooting from a wheelchair

 

NSRA Aldersley

Address:

Aldersley Leisure Village,
Wolverhampton
WV6 9NW

Tel: +44(0)1902 743562

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 

Please Note: Due to the uncertainty surrounding the speed at which the country is able to recover from the pandemic, the NSRA has had no option than to cancel the Scottish Rifle Meeting for 2021.

Scottish Meeting in grounds of Thirlstane Castle, LauderThe NSRA Scottish Rifle Meeting has its home in the grounds of Thirlestane Castle, Lauder a small town in the Scottish Borders about 25 miles south-east of Edinburgh. 

The Borders is rich in history, with castles, abbeys, gardens and many other visitor attractions to visit during your holiday based around the rifle meeting.

Information on what to do and where to go when in the area can be found at www.visitscotland.com and www.visitscottishborders.com. The Visit Scotland site also provides details of local accommodation and the means of booking direct with local hotels, guests houses and B&Bs, or you can phone 0845 2255121. Thirlstane Castle also has a caravan and camp site within its grounds.

You can also find out about the area at www.lauder.bordernet.co.uk.

Firing PointFor the 100th Scottish Meeting in 2019, the firing point was significantly improved, and will be protected between uses so that it may last for many years.

 

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