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Aviva british grand prix

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Saturday 10 July 2010

 

 

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Essential information for spectators visiting the British Grand Prix
event summary

The glamour of athletics’ prestigious Diamond League heads to the North East for the first time as many of the world’s finest athletes line up for the Aviva British Grand Prix at the Gateshead International Stadium on Saturday 10 July, just two weeks before the European Championships in Spain.

While the Brits will be fine tuning their performances ahead of the Europeans, some may also be looking to stay in the hunt for the 4 carat diamond on offer as part of the ‘IAAF Diamond Race’. The world’s best will be in Gateshead, will you?

 

ticket prices
Gateshead International stadium plan

Tier 1: £18

Tier 2 Adult: £10

Tier 2 Concession: £8

Family Block Adult: £10

Family Block Concession: £3

Wheelchair user: As per Tier 2

Wheelchair companion: Free

 

event details

Event Timings:

Doors Open: 14:00

Event Timings: 16:00 to 19:30

Venue:

Gateshead International Stadium

Neilson Road,

Gateshead

Tyne and Wear, NE10 0EF

General enquiries:  0191 433 6900

Email: events@gateshead.gov.uk 

Ticket Hotline number: 0800 0556056

Wheelchair Enquiries & Bookings: 0191 4336909

Recommended available seating for viewing:

Finish Line

Tyne and Wear South Stand and South Terrace Block 1 only

Pole vault

East Terrace

High Jump

South Terrace

Long/triple jump

Tyne and Wear Stand

Turnstile Information:

1 & 2: Tyne & Wear North Stand

3 & 4: Tyne & Wear South Stand

5,6,7 & 8: South Terrace

9, 10 & 11: East Terrace C & D

12,13 & 14: East Terrace A & B

15, 16 & 16: North Terrace

NB. All of the events are visible from all seats within the arena; the above are recommendations in case customers have a specific request.

 

transport and accommodation

HOW TO GET TO GATESHEAD INTERNATIONAL STADIUM

Situated on the A184 (Felling bypass), it has excellent travel links via rail, air and road and is easily accessed by a variety of methods.

By Foot

A footpath/cycle path runs directly from the Gateshead Stadium Metro Station, through St. James housing estate to the Stadium (approx 5 min walk).

A traffic-free path runs along the length of the A184 (Felling bypass) on the adjacent side to the Stadium from Heworth (approx 15 min walk).

A dedicated crossing at the front of the stadium and a pedestrian bridge over the A184 (Felling Bypass) gives safe and easy access.

By Bicycle

Hadrians Way (National Cycle route 72) runs along the north bank of the River Tyne (the opposite side to the Stadium) from Wylam, to Tynemouth. For access from the Hadrians Way to the Stadium, use either the dedicated cycle route over Gateshead Millennium Bridge or the Tyne Tunnel Cycle Path.

Keelmans Way (National Cycle route 14) links to the Derwent Walk and runs along the South bank of the River Tyne, directly behind Gateshead International Stadium.

There are 32 covered cycle parking spaces in a shelter to the east of the courtyard between the buildings. There are 8 uncovered spaces next to the main entrance. 

By Bus

The following buses operate to and from Neilson Road/Old Fold Road bus stop. For further information telephone Traveline 0871 200 22 33.

From Gateshead Interchange: Service 93 (every 15 mins)

Heworth Interchange: Service 94 (every 15 mins)

From the stadium to Gateshead Interchange: Service 94 (every 15 mins)

From stadium to Heworth Interchange – Service 93 (every 15 mins)

By Metro

Gateshead Stadium Metro Station is 5 minutes walk from Gateshead International Stadium. A footpath leads from the Metro Station, through St. James housing estate to the stadium.

The Tyne and Wear Metro system has 57 stations throughout Newcastle, Gateshead, South Shields and Sunderland including Newcastle Airport, Newcastle Central Station and Sunderland Train Station. Metro trains to and from Gateshead Stadium Station run throughout this network on a daily basis at regular intervals. For further information telephone Traveline 0871 200 22 33.

By Rail

The nearest train station is Newcastle Central Station (East Coast Line)
Travel from Newcastle Central Station to Gateshead International Stadium and vice versa via the Tyne and Wear Metro System.
Alternatively, buses operate to Gateshead Interchange - see “By Bus”

By Air

The nearest airport is Newcastle Airport.
Travel from Newcastle Airport to Gateshead International Stadium and vice versa via the Tyne and Wear Metro System.

By Car

Gateshead International Stadium is signposted from major roads in the area.

From the North - follow the A1 until the turn off for the A184 (Gateshead Town Centre). Keep following the A184 until you come to Gateshead International Stadium on the left hand side.

From the South - follow the A1 until the turn off for the A167 (Gateshead South). You will pass the Angel of the North on your left hand side. Keep going until you come to a large roundabout with a right turn for the A184. Turn right and keep following the A184 until you come to Gateshead International Stadium on the left hand side.

From the West – follow the A69 until you meet the A1. From there follow the directions as from the north.

From the East – follow the A19 until you reach Whitemare Pool roundabout and then turn on to the A184 (Gateshead). Continue on the A184 over Heworth roundabout and Gateshead International Stadium in on the right hand side.
From Newcastle Airport & Newcastle Central Station – follow the A167 North (over the Tyne Bridge) until you reach a roundabout with a left turn onto the A184. Follow the A184 until you come to Gateshead International Stadium on the left hand side.

Tourist Information www.visitnewcastlegateshead.com  

ACCREDITATION

Full details for the UKA Outdoor Season 2010 will be posted after the Indoor Season

 

Timetable, Start Lists and Results will be available here prior to the event

 

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