Cost guidance - Sport Englandcost guidance. how much does a sports facility cost to build and maintain? Our facility and lifecycle costs will help you to plan ahead. Facilities. We are often asked how much a sports facility costs to build and maintain. So, based on projects we have funded in the past, we have pulled together two sets of costs to help with your planning. These are facility capital costs (formerly called the Planning Kitbag costs) and lifecycle costs.