The ground was built in 1956 and it has a main stand & enclosure on one side, the stand has 1200 seats and press/radio boxes at the rear. The Popular side is covered terrace with bar facilities, alcohol and snacks are sold on match days. One corner of the ground has terracing with no cover, this is known to the locals as the pits corner due to the speedway pits location. The other end has no terraces but a large score board is mounted there, the club have plans to re-develop the g round with support from the local council. The ground also hosts speedway on a regular basis, the pitch has a speedway track around the outside.
The ground capacity is 10,000 however the clubs highest crowd is 17,741 for the third round challenge cup match against Wigan in 1952. Derwent Park also hosted the Samoa versus Maori world cup game in 2000, it is the best RL ground in Cumbria currently (2001-2002 season).
Club shop is available in the Derwent Lounge on match days and through the week the club have a shop located on Fisher Street in the town centre which is open 4 days a week 10am to 4.30pm, contact Sport In Town on 01900 606080 for match and other information.
Match day programmes always available for only ?1, please note this price is for season 2001/02.
Entry Prices for season 2001/2002 are as follows, Grandstand ?9 to ?10, enclosure & Popular side ?7 to ?8, OAP's only ?2.
Data supplied by Paul from Workington Town Official Web Site
- 10th March 2002