Newcastle upon Tyne

Lightfoot Stadium

Lightfoot Centre
Wharrier Street

Telephone: 0191 265 5597, 0191 265 4522
Fax: 0191 265 4026


Type: Synthetic, 400m, 8 lanes, 8 lane straight

Authority: Newcastle upon Tyne
Ceremonial County: Tyne & Wear

NUTS Name: Newcastle

Electronic Map Links:
Multimap 1:10,000 (Street Level)
Multimap 1:25,000 (Area Level)
Multimap 1:50,000 (Area Level)
Multimap 1:100,000 (Road Level)
Multimap 1:200,000 (Road Level)
Streetmap (Street Level)
Streetmap (Area Level)
Streetmap (Road Map)

OS National Grid Reference: NZ 286636
National Grid Reference: 428600, 563600

Paper Maps:
A-Z Newcastle upon Tyne 5F 69
A-Z Tyne & Wear 2D 82
A-Z Newcastle upon Tyne Premier (Ed 4) 21Y
OS Explorer Map: 316
OS Pathfinder Map: 549

Train: Byker Metro (1.5M), Newcastle NR (3M)

Opening Times:
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: Unknown - should assume Yes

Track Diagram: Not available
Field Event Facilities: Full - 1 HJ, 4 PV (2 1L-DE), 6 LJ/TJ pits, 1 SP, 2 DT, 1 HT (DT/HT, DT only), 1 SP, 2 JT
S/C Water Jump: Yes

Changing: Full
Floodlights: Yes

Track Certification: Full - valid until 31st Jul 2005 but survey required before records can be ratified

Clubs: Heaton Harriers & AC

Pictures: Please browse the selection here.

The display of inline maps of track locations is no longer
a free service and so has had to be withdrawn

Please use the Electronic Map links

Sponsorship for is being sought
Please contact Tim Grose

Click the picture for a larger view
Click here to see the list of pictures for this track.

Other Info:
The track opened in about March 1984 and originally had a Spiketop synthetic surface. At the time of opening it was called the Charles Lawrence Track at the Lightfoot Sports Centre but not sure if that name is still the official one.

Last update: 30/05/1999

Please send any amendments to Tim Grose

UK Running Track Directory
© Copyright Tim Grose 2003