Workington Town - Derwent Park Stadium

Derwent Park Stadium, Workington, Cumbria, England, CA14 2HG





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Our Impressions of Derwent Park Stadium

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

Directions to Derwent Park Stadium

By Road

From M6

Exit the M6 at junction 40, and follow the A66 to Keswick/Cockermouth/Workington. You will enter Workington via a steep hill (Ramsey Brow) to a T-junction (...with the Henry Curwen pub on the corner). Turn left at the first set of traffic lights. Continue for approx 300 yards, and then turn right and continue through to next set of traffic lights until you come to the Railway Station. At this point, cross the junction and drive in front of the station, keeping in the left hand lane, ignore the first turning on your left and at about 100 yards turn sharp left into a narrow road leading to the Derwent Park stadium. Tourist Information at Workington's Carnegie Centre or via phone on 01900 602923. e-mail The traveline Cumbria call centre can be contacted on 0870 608 2 608, with calls charged at National Call rates. It offers comprehensive information on all bus services in Cumbria as well as local boat and rail services, or check out the the County Council's Journey Planner.

Local Area around Derwent Park Stadium

Car Parking

There is a large car park in front of the stadium with room for approx. 300 vehicles, parking costs only ?1.

Disabled Facilities at Derwent Park Stadium

Disabled area is provided for easy viewing from a wheelchair and easy entry and exit points available, stewards are available to help. Access to club bars and shop are wheel chair friendly.
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