Chester-le-Street

Roseberry Comprehensive School Track

Roseberry Comprehensive School
Pelton Lane
Pelton
CHESTER LE STREET
DH2 1NW

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Type: Cinder, 400m, 7 lanes, 7 lane straight

Authority: Durham
Ceremonial County: Durham

NUTS Name: Chester-le-Street (P)

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OS National Grid Reference: NZ 244527
National Grid Reference: 424400, 552700

Paper Maps:
A-Z Newcastle upon Tyne 3E 123
A-Z Tyne & Wear 3E 124
OS Explorer Map: 308

Train: Chester-le-Street (2M)

Opening Times: Not open to the public without prior arrangement with the school
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: Yes
Charges: Contact school for details

Track Diagram: Click here
Field Event Facilities: Limited - 1 HJ, 2 LJ, 2 TJ, 2 SP (no board), 1 DT (no cage). The PV runway has been grassed over.
S/C Water Jump: Inside track but the barrier has been removed and

Changing: Full in school
Floodlights: None
Seating: None

Clubs: None

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Other Info:
This is one of the best kept local authority school tracks in the country. The school spent 6,000 in 2001 having the track resurfaced with new dolomite and it is in excellent condition. Six lanes and coloured change over boxes are marked out in summer but the track appears to be 7 lanes all round although the 7th lane maybe a little narrow. The jumping facilities are in fair condition as are the throwing circles. New take-off boards have been ordered for the jumps (June 2001). The school grounds are secure and locked outside school hours. This is probably one of the reasons for the quality of the facility although the other is the commitment of the Head of PE. Anyone wishing to hire the track for training sessions or events must contact the school to negotiate rates and access.

Last update: 04/07/2001

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