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Coach Lane Campus East Sports Pitches

The University of Northumbria, Coach Lane, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE7 7XA

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include outdoor 5-a-side pitches and full sized sports pitches.

Opening Times

  • Opening times do vary depending on timetabling and Opening times for the venue vary according to bookings/events taking place.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The Coach Lane Campus is located to the North East of the city of Newcastle, off the A1058 on Coach Lane.
    • The University of Northumbria's parking partner APCOA manages parking at the University. University car parks are for the use of permit holders only and are subject to the parking regulations. Permits are available for visitors to the university with 48 hours' notice.
  • By Bus View
    • Coach Lane campus is served by the Number 1 bus from the Coach Lane Campus bus stop on Coach Lane. The bus is operated by Stagecoach.
  • By Train View
    • The Coach Lane Campus is approximately 4 miles from Newcastle Central Station, the city's main train station. Buses are available from the station to the campus.
  • By Underground View
    • Coach Lane Campus is approximately 1km from the Four Lane Ends metro station.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park (Coach Lane East Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located in front of the building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Northumbria High Performance Centre.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 4 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 480cm (11ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by permit holders.
    • Parking charges apply for all users.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment machines are located in front of the Sports Centre and in front of the Library.
    • There is not a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • Payment cannot be made by phone.
    • To see more information on parking policies please click here (opens new tab).
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is ramped access to the car park from the main entrance.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the main entrance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

Reception (Payment Cabin)

  • Payment Cabin is located to the left of the spectators entrance.
  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the spectators entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are varied.
  • The reception desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Outside Access (Spectators Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 365cm (11ft 12in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) by revolving.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 53cm (1ft 9in).

Outside Access (Changing Room Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the sports performance building, leading to the sports pitches.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.

Entrance (Sports Pitches)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the sports performance building, leading to the sports pitches.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 98cm (3ft 3in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of both entrances.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.

Entrance (Pitches 1, 2 and 3)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located beyond the sports pitches entrance.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 301cm (9ft 11in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • There is a second identical entrance leading to pitches 4, 5 and 6 (photographs 5, 6 and 7).
    • There are uneven surfaces on the path leading to the entrance to pitches 4, 5 and 6 (photograph 8).

Sports Pitches

  • The venue has 7 sports pitches.
  • The pitches can be used for 5-a-side games or 11-a-side games.

Sports Ground

  • Non-Segregated Seating View
    • Home and Away wheelchair users do not have separate seating areas.
    • Wheelchair users have a designated accessible seating area.
    • There is level access to the designated seating area.
    • Wheelchair seating is located in the stadium area of the sports pitches.
    • The view from this area is good.
    • A companion can sit beside / near you.
    • Accessible toilets are not available.
    • There is not an audio description service.
    • On the lower level seating in the stadium area.
  • Home Support Seating View
    • Wheelchair users have a designated accessible seating area.

Standard Changing Room

  • There is not a/are not standard changing room(s) available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest standard changing facilities are located in the sports performance building.
    • Please see separate guide for more information.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet facilities are located in the sports performance building.
    • Please see separate guide for more information.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet facilities are located in the sports performance building.
  • Please see separate guide for more information.