Strabane

Melvin Park Sports Complex Track

Melvin Park Sports Complex
Ballycolman
STRABANE

Telephone: 028 7138 2204 (Strabane District Council, not at track)
Fax: 028 7138 1348 (Strabane District Council, not at track)

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Type: Cinder, 400m/440y, 7 lanes, 11 lane straight

Authority: Tyrone
Ceremonial County: Strabane

NUTS Name: Strabane

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OS National Grid Reference:
National Grid Reference: Unknown, Unknown

Paper Maps:
OS of NI Discovery 12
OS of NI Strabane Castlederg & Newtonstewart - Strabane D5

Train:

Opening Times: Open all the time
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: No
Charges: None

Track Diagram: Click here
Field Event Facilities:

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Limited - 1 HJ (pit), 2 LJ/TJ (1L-DE), 1 DT (INT, no cage)
S/C Water Jump: Outside track but barrier removed and pit filled i

Changing: None
Floodlights: None
Seating: Uncovered terracing down home straight (4 rows) and down back straight (5 rows)

Clubs: None

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Other Info:

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The track is in fair condition with only a few weeds in the outer lanes although all the field-event facilities are in a poor condition. The double-ended PV runway has been grassed over and the HJ area is overgrown. The home straight is 11 lanes wide, the back straight 8 lanes but there are only 7 complete lanes. This was clearly quite an impressive venue in its time with terracing down the length of both straights. The track is owned by the local council who are at Strabane District Council, 47 Derry Road, STRABANE, BT82 8DY.

Last update: 14/02/2000

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