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The information on this page is correct to the best of our knowledge.
No responsibility can be accepted for any consequence of inaccuracies in the published data.

Contact Us

  • To contact the Basingstoke Bison, please direct your enquiries to:-

    By Post:
    Basingstoke Bison Ice Hockey Club
    Berkshire Sport Marketing Ltd
    44 Rose Street
    RG40 1XU

    Tel: 0118 977 4447

  • Supporters Club - email: supporters club email address
    Visit the Supporters Club page for more information: Supporters Club Page
  • Email: webmaster email address


  • David and Sharon Taylor - Team Owners
  • Ryan Aldridge - Head Coach
  • Lynn Aldridge - Match Night Co-ordinator
  • Caz Silcox - Bison Schools Co-ordinator
  • Barry Smart - Supporters Club Chairperson
  • Daren Bavister - Match Night DJ [Email:Bavy email address]

  • Design/content - David & Adele Deane
  • Wordsmith - Graham Merry


    The Basingstoke Bison are in search of staff for the 2007-2008 season.

    Employment opportunities applications are now being invited from suitably experienced players (all positions) for employment with the Basingstoke Bison ice hockey team during season 2007-2008 in the bmibaby Elite Ice Hockey League.

    Salary expectation is in excess of £300 per week Gross (dependent upon experience). If you are interested, and feel that you have the knowledge and skill to help the club compete at the top level please apply, in confidence, with your CV/Resume to:

    By email:
    Head Coach Ryan Aldridge: Ryan`s email

The Club

  • Founded 1988 Colours - Red, Silver, Black & White
  • Player Honours
    • #10 Kevin Conway - Shirt retired 2004/05
    • #20 Tony Redmond - testimonial season 2005/06
  • Team Honours
    • 1989/89
      • Champions - English Div 1 Promotion Play-offs
    • 1991/92
      • Winners - Southern Cup
    • 1992/93
      • Champions - Heineken Division One
      • Champions - Heineken Div 1 Promomtion Play-offs
      • Runners-up - Southern Cup
    • 1993/94
      • Runners-up - Southern Cup
    • 1994/95
      • Runners-up - Southern Cup
    • 1998/99
      • Runners-up - British National Ice Hockey League
      • Runners-up - Christmas Cup
    • 1999/00
      • Winners - B & H Plate
      • Runners-up - ntl: Christmas Cup
      • Runners-up - BNL Play-off Championships
    • 2000/01
      • Winners - B & H Plate
      • Runners-up - Findus British National Ice Hockey League
      • Runners-up - FBNL Play-off Championships

Match Times

  • Saturday 18:30
  • Sunday 18:30
  • Weekdays 19:30
  • *These are typical face-off times, but it is always advisable to check with the rink to confirm individual match times.
    (See also the fixtures page.)

The League

  • The Basingstoke Bison play in the bmibaby Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL).
    EIHL teams are shown on the map below.
    [To visit a team's Official Website click on the blue location marker.]

Ticket Prices

Refreshments and merchandise

  • Q's Bar & Pool Lounge
  • Servery - selling hot and cold drinks, popcorn, hotdogs and other hot snacks.
  • Costa Coffee
  • ProSkate located under the 'away block' seating (N - Q) selling hockey merchandise / equipment, figure skating equipment and providing a skate sharpening service.

How to get to the Rink

  • Parking: Extensive parking in the Leisure Park. Usually plenty of free space for 6:30pm face-off matches, but allow time for traffic congestion if a popular movie is showing, at the adjacent cinema !!

  • By Car: Roads from M3 Junction 6 or 7 will lead onto the Ring road - Exit the ring road from 'Town Centre ,West Junction' roundabout, (Morrisons Supermarket adjacent)- following signs for 'The Leisure Park' /'Whitchurch' or the 'B3400' along Worting Road. Access to the Rink is from the next junction at the 'West Ham Roundabout'.
    Westbound on the M4, exit at Junction 11 (Central Reading) and use the A33.
    Eastbound on the M4, exit at Junction 13 (Newbury) and use the A34 and A339.

  • By Train : Lines run to Waterloo direct, or from Paddington, the west and north via Reading.

  • Centre Shuttle : A shuttle bus runs from the Rail Station to the Leisure Park, every 8-10 mins before 18:30 and every 15 mins after 18:30. Visit the Centre Shuttle information page - Centre Shuttle

Nearby, in the Leisure Park

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