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Newcastle Cricket Centre





The Newcastle Cricket Centre is a unique cricket specific centre and is built within the grounds of South Northumberland Cricket Club in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne.

The Newcastle Cricket Centre offers:

  • One to one coaching sessions as well as the club’s Winter and Pre Season Programmes
  • Indoor tournaments and annual Club Leagues and Business Leagues
  • State of the art practice facilities for senior club, university, county, school, junior club and even international cricketers
For one to one bookings, lane and hall hire please contact Gillian Usher 
0191 246 0006
For all information on coaching courses please contact our membership support team on
0191 244 2820
(Monday to Thursday 09:00-17:30 and Friday 09:00-16:30)


The Newcastle Cricket Centre provides a wide variety of coaching courses, specifically designed to suit people of all ages and abilities. All our coaching staff are ECB qualified and DBS checked to comply with out SafeHands policy. Many of our coaches currently play or have played 1st class cricket for Durham.


Focus Coaching Programme (Oct-Dec)

The programme is designed for any player who wishes to concentrate on more advanced batting and bowling techniques, and is open to anyone aged 11yrs and over. Coaching will usually be delivered on a 2:1 ratio to allow very specific coaching to meet individual needs.


Pre season Coaching Course (Jan-Mar)

Coaching for 10 – 15 year olds that covers all aspects of the game in preparation for the season ahead.


Junior Coaching (All Year Round)

Coaching for 5 – 9 year olds and Under 11’s focusing on developing hand/eye coordination and spatial awareness.


One to One Coaching (All Year Round)

Any player of any age can benefit from our specialised one to one coaching sessions. Ideal for those players wanting to improve and develop at their own pace.


Holiday Coaching Courses

Courses for 6 – 14 year olds run throughout school breaks such as Easter, Summer and Christmas.

The Newcastle Cricket Centre is renowned for its exceptionally high level of coaching and it is largely due to this, that people keep coming back time and time again.


Business League (Oct-Dec)

Games are 6-a-side and teams can be made up from staff, customers, business contacts as well as friends and family. The Business League is all about enjoyment, fun and participation therefore it doesn’t matter if you play cricket regularly, haven’t play for years, have only ever played a few times or never played cricket before it is open to everyone aged over 14yrs, male or female.

Two umpires will be provided and a bag of cricket equipment will be available for players to use each evening if required.


Club League (Jan-Apr)

The Newcastle Cricket Centre host a 6-a-side league for senior club teams.

League games take place on Sunday afternoons beginning mid-January, with the finals nights in mid-April (dependant upon number of teams). Two umpires will be provided and a bag of cricket equipment will be available on loan for the evening if required.


Lane and Hall Hire costs

At the Newcastle Cricket Centre, there are five net lanes, one dedicated to spin bowlers, and four for seam bowlers. They all have 17m cushioned run-ups to ensure minimum impact for bowlers.


Peak (17:00-22:00 Mon-Fri and Weekends) Off-Peak (09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri)
Clubs / Groups / Individuals
(per net per hour)
£30  (with Bowling Machine) £25  (without BM) £22  (with BM) £18  (without BM)


Full hall is available for small-sided games, fielding practices and group coaching.
Add £5 for use of bowling machine, if required.

Peak (17:00-22:00 Mon-Fri and Weekends) Off-Peak (09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri)
Clubs / Groups / Individuals
(per net per hour)
£100 £80
Block Bookings
(10 weeks)
£900 £720


(All prices are per hour and inclusive of VAT)

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Get In Touch
For Functions and Events contact Gillian Usher by clicking here.
For Cricket contact Mel Betts by clicking here.
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