South Shields

Gypsies Green Stadium

Gypsies Green Sports Ground
Sea Road

Telephone: 0191 427 1717 (enquiries, not at track)


Type: Cinder, 352y, lanes, lane straight

Ceremonial County: Tyne & Wear

NUTS Name: South Shields (G)

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 379668
National Grid Reference: 437900, 566800

Paper Maps:
A-Z Newcastle upon Tyne 5H 61
A-Z Tyne & Wear 3B 66
A-Z Newcastle upon Tyne Premier (Ed 4) 15Ta
OS Explorer Map: 316
OS Pathfinder Map: 549, 550

Train: Chichester Metro, South Shields Metro

Opening Times: Club times Tue & Thu 1830-2100. Public times unknown.
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: Unknown - should assume Yes

Track Diagram: Not available
Field Event Facilities:
S/C Water Jump:


Clubs: South Shields Harriers & AC

Pictures: Please browse the selection here.

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Sponsorship for is being sought
Please contact Tim Grose

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Other Info:
The track is exactly 5 laps to the mile and is inside an asphalt cycle velodrome 401m in length This was the venue of Janine McGregor's 11.5 100 on 15 May 1977 which is in the UK all-time list. The track is reported to be rather dilapidated.

Last update: 02/08/2000

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