Junior Changing Room Project

PHASE 1 - Completed

 May 2015

 

It's been a long time, 
nearly 3 years,since the upgrading of the Junior Changing Room Block,
in the Squash Court Building, was first unveiled
but despite many blips and hurdles to overcome along the way,
work has now been completed.

During the early part of March, the Cricket club signed the necessary legal documentation
to allow the Changing Room Development to progress.
A major Grant from Newport City Council supported by ENTRUST, and Cricket Wales
led to the Cricket club taking on the old Squash Court Building
and a complete refurbishment of the Changing Room Block.

Before (Pre March 2015)
5 Changing Rooms not fit for purpose, with no shower facilities that worked.
A leaking Roof
An antiquated Boiler System

After (May 21st, 2015)
5 Fully decorated Changing Rooms with working showers plus Umpire's Room
A new roof
A new boiler system

Work began in late March 2015, and was completed on Friday, May 22nd.

As you can see from the pictures below the transformation has been remarkable. 
We now havestate of the art changing facilities
which will more than cater for our many Junior Teams and visitors,
both male and female.      

 

                        Sample of Dressing Rooms

              Before                             During                             After

       

 

Corridor

Before                                          After

      

        Shower Areas In All Changing Rooms

                     Before                           

After  

The Project included the following:-
  • *  Signing of a new 25 Year Lease on the whole of the Cricket Ground, including the Squash Building.
  • *  Renew the existing Changing Room Block Roof
  • *  Upgrading / Renovating 6 Changing Rooms including the Umpires Room
  • *  Replacing the Existing Boiler / Hot Water System

Thanks

With the lease now in place,
the whole site has been fenced off adding extra security and there are
aspirations of developing a small cricket museum in the Squash Building area. (Phase 2)
 
Newport Cricket Club would like to thank Newport City Council,
ENTRUST and Cricket Wales for all their help,
along with the many contractors who worked tirelessly on the job,
in order to get the facilities ready for the 2015 cricket season.

 

We Would Also Like To Thank The Following Company's
For
Providing Sponsorship
Towards
Our Junior Changing Room
Project

 

  

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