As part of ongoing developments, the NGP consortium will soon begin works to deliver the playing pitches in Cell B1 (just to the north of the Sage building). The pitches will serve the new secondary school, that Newcastle City Council are due to develop to the west of the pitches and within the NGP Cell A development. The playing fields will also be available to be used by residents via a community use agreement, further details of this will be shared at a later date when confirmed.
The playing pitches will feature a senior football pitch, and under 15/16 football pitch, a rugby union pitch and a cricket wicket. The development will extend to the full perimeter of Cell B1 with full landscaping and the inclusion of a bridleway and hard surfaced footpath also.
Enabling works are due to start immediately which will include an access road and compound on land to the east of the Sage building. While the main construction works are due to commence August / September.
During the development period, a temporary traffic regulation order will be in place stopping up the public right of way. Secure fencing will be erected around the development area for the safety of, and to prevent access from the public.
This element of works are expected to be complete in autumn 2025.
Newcastle Great Park Management Company.