Colchester Northern Gateway - North
Colchester Northern Gateway – North is home to the Northern Gateway Sports Park. This expansive, 76-acre, location is ideally situated off junction 28 of the A12. It will become a social hub for the north of Colchester, providing a broad range of indoor and outdoor sports and leisure activities and welcoming people of all ages and abilities.
The Sports Park will feature a five court Sports Hall, Indoor Cricket, Fitness Suite, Exercise Studio, Spin Studio, a 1-mile floodlit Cycling Track, Meeting Rooms, 2x 4G Pitches, Archery, accessible cycling routes, Learn to Ride and cyclo-cross. It will welcome new and existing cyclists, sports clubs and people wanting to enjoy an array of sports to keep fit and healthy.
A modern and attractive Café will be the perfect place for families to enjoy a hot drink or for local and regional groups to meet, relax and refuel.
The Colchester Rugby Club, currently situated in Mill Road, will relocate to this exciting new facility. The Club will benefit from a contemporary, purpose–built club house with a range of artificial and grass pitches, all maintained to Rugby Football Union (RFU) standards. The new location and facilities will enable the Club to continue its expansion and attract many new participants to the sport.
The Sports Park development is progressing fast with an anticipated opening date of January 2021.