Longbenton 3G and All-weather Pitches

Longbenton all weather pitchThis is the major location for University representative hockey, played on the Stan Calvert Memorial Pitch, which is a floodlit sand dressed synthetic surface. The venue also consists of 3 grass pitches which provide facilities for intra mural football.

3G pitch at Longbenton3G Pitch at Longbenton

This pitch uses the latest technology in artificial grass surfaces, which aims to mimic the performance and characteristics of natural grass as closely as possible. The playing surface is ideal for a range of sports, including rugby, football and lacrosse, and the pitch is floodlit, allowing play to continue in virtually all weather conditions, day and night.

The third generation (3G) rubber crumb artificial turf meets the specific standards set out by both the Football Association and the Rugby Football Union.

Contact details

Groundsman: Mr Garry King, telephone: 0191 266 2175

Getting there

Postcode: NE12 8AD

The pitch is located at Coach Lane, Longbenton beside Redhall Drive. The nearest Metro Station is Four Lane Ends.

For help planning a bus journey see the Traveline website.


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