Whitley Bay

Churchill Playing Fields Track

Churchill Playing Fields
Hartley Avenue
NE26 3NS

Telephone: 0191 200 5164 (not at track)


Type: Synthetic, 400m, 6 lanes, 7 lane straight

Authority: North Tyneside
Ceremonial County: Tyne & Wear

NUTS Name: Whitley Bay

Electronic Map Links:
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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 347724
National Grid Reference: 434700, 572400

Paper Maps:
A-Z Newcastle upon Tyne 6B 34
A-Z Tyne & Wear 6F 37
A-Z Newcastle upon Tyne Premier (Ed 4) 4La
OS Explorer Map: 316
OS Pathfinder Map: 536

Train: Monkseaton Metro

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

Track Diagram: Not available
Field Event Facilities: Full
S/C Water Jump: Inside track, height fixed

Changing: Full
Floodlights: Yes
Seating: None

Track Certification: None

Clubs: Gosforth Harriers & AC, North Shields Polytechnic AC

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Other Info:
The track was originally cinder and is shown on a 1972 map. When it was upgraded to synthetic the cinder surface was used at the track at the nearby Valley Gardens Middle School. The track was resurfaced and completely revamped in autumn/winter 2002/3.

Last update: 14/03/2003

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