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Map of

Ashton Ladysmith - Rose Hill Rd

Map of Ashton Ladysmith - Rose Hill Rd

Ground Address: Rose Hill Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. OL6 8YG

No parking on ground – suggested parking place: Use the adjacent school car park or Rose Hill Road on the same side as the Club.

Directions for public transport: The 38 and 39 buses each depart from Ashton-under-Lyne Bus Station every 30 minutes and stop outside the ground.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Astley & Tyldesley CC, Toone Group Gin Pit Oval

Map of Astley & Tyldesley CC, Toone Group Gin Pit Oval

Ground Address: Toone Group Gin Pit Oval, Meanley Road, Gin Pit, Astley. M29 7DW

Directions for public transport: Take the V1 or V2 (Leigh or Atherton to Manchester Piccadilly or Stevenson Square) bus and alight at Tyldesley Centre. Walk down the hill to Ley Road on your right. Meanley Road is an extension to Ley Road. A walk of about 15 to 20 minutes.

Clubhouse phone number: 01942 883067

Astley Bridge CC; Sharples Park

Map of Astley Bridge CC; Sharples Park

Ground Address: Sharples Park, Moss Bank Way, Astley Bridge, Bolton. BL1 6PZ

Directions for public transport: Arriva service 525 (circular from Bolton Interchange).

Clubhouse phone number: 01204 415515

Bamford Fieldhouse CC - Hollin Lane

Map of Bamford Fieldhouse CC - Hollin Lane

Ground Address: Hollin Lane, Bamford. OL11 5PW

Directions for public transport: From Rochdale Bus Station, take the 468 to Bamford. The ground is behind The Grapes pub where you can alight.

Clubhouse phone number: 0754 053 8216

Blackley CC - Crab Lane

Map of Blackley CC - Crab Lane

Ground Address: Crab Lane, Higher Blackley, Manchester. M9 8DW

No parking on ground – suggested parking place: Park on Tweedle Hill Road. Use the gate in the fence.

Directions for public transport: The 88 (Manchester Piccadilly Gardens to Cheetham Hill) bus stop on Tweedle Hill Road is a 20 second walk from the ground.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Bolton CC - Bishops Road

Map of Bolton CC - Bishops Road

Ground Address: Bishops Road, Bolton. BL2 2JB

Directions for public transport: Bishops Road is off Green Lane. Buses going to the Royal Bolton Hospital pass the ground.

Clubhouse phone number: 01204 523355

Bolton Deane & Derby CC, Sunnyside Park

Map of Bolton Deane & Derby CC, Sunnyside Park

Ground Address: Sunnyside Park, Chelsea Road, Great Lever, Bolton. BL3 3BA

Directions for public transport: Take the 520 bus from Bolton Interchange to the Lever Edge Lane / Higher Swan Lane stop. Walk to nearby Westcourt Road at the end of which you will find the ground. Beware. While this bus goes every 20 minutes on Saturdays, it is hourly on Sundays.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Bolton Indians Sport Club

Map of Bolton Indians Sport Club

Ground Address: Bolton Indians Sports Club, Hacken Lane, Bolton. BL3 1SD

Overflow parking: Use Hacken Lane

Directions for public transport: From Bolton Railway Station, take the 524 bus towards Bury. Alight opposite Manchester Road / Green Lane and walk about five minutes east taking the pedestrian tunnel.

Clubhouse phone number: 01204 521437

Brooksbottom CC

Map of Brooksbottom CC

Ground Address: off Rowlands Road, Summerseat, Bury, Lancashire. BL9 5NG

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): Summerseat can be accessed from either Bass Lane or Newcombe Road. At the bottom of Bass Lane drive straight ahead to the end of Crag Lane and turn right on Rowlands Road. Take the next left turn into the Club and fork right to the car park. From Newcombe Road follow the road down to the right to Railway Street and continue under the railway bridge. Continue up the hill and take the first right turn.

Directions for public transport: The 477 bus travels through Summerseat and the 472 and 474 go from Bury to Ramsbottom. You can walk from the top of Bass Lane or Newcombe Road, a walk of about 15 minutes.

Clubhouse phone number: 01706 821327

Bury CC

Map of Bury CC

Radcliffe Road

Bury Sports Club, Radcliffe Rd

Map of Bury Sports Club, Radcliffe Rd

Ground Address: c/o Bury Sports Club, Radcliffe Road, off Manchester Road, Bury, Lancashire. BL9 9JX

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): From Bury, take the A56 south for about half a mile, passing Holy Cross College on left. At lights turn right on Radcliffe Road. The entrance to the ground is the second small entrance on the right. From the M60 Junction 17, follow the A56 north towards Bury. After about 3 miles, having passed Manchester Road Playing Fields on the left and Gigg Lane on the right, take the left hand filter on to Radcliffe Road. The entrance to the ground is the second small entrance on the right.

Directions for public transport: Trams run from Manchester (Piccadilly and Victoria) to Bury Metrolink, from where it is half a mile to the ground. By bus from Bury Metrolink, buses 90, 92, 134, 135 and 137 run every 10 minutes past the end of Radcliffe Road.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 764 1528 (Bury Sports Club)

Cliffe Park, Great Harwood

Map of Cliffe Park, Great Harwood

Clifton CC, Manchester Rd

Map of Clifton CC, Manchester Rd

Clifton Cricket Club

Ground Address: Manchester Road, Clifton, Swinton, Manchester. M27 6NB

Restricted parking on ground – suggested parking place: If the car park is full, park on the road in front of the Club.

Directions for public transport: The number 8 bus from Bolton or Manchester stops outside the ground.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 794 5817

Darcy Lever CC, The Levers

Map of Darcy Lever CC, The Levers

Darcy Lever CC, Hacken Lane, Bolton, BL3 1SD, Tel - 01204 523509

Deane & Derby Cricket Ground

Map of Deane & Derby Cricket Ground

Denton Cricket and Sports Ground

Map of Denton Cricket and Sports Ground

Ground Address: Egerton Street, Denton. M34 3PW

Directions for public transport: The local railway station is Guide Bridge. From Manchester take the 201 or 204 bus to Denton town centre, followed by a five minute walk. From Ashton take the 347 bus to Ashton Road from where there is a two minute walk to the ground.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 336 3217

Denton St Lawrence CC, Sycamore Park

Map of Denton St Lawrence CC, Sycamore Park

Ground Address: Sycamore Park, Clayton Street, Denton, Manchester. M34 6LY

Directions for public transport: Buses 204 (Hyde Bus Station to Manchester Piccadilly / Newton Street), 324 (Stockport Bus Station – circular), 327 (Stockport Bus Station to Denton – hourly and not on Sundays) and 347 Ashton-under-Lyne Bus Station – circular)

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 336 3840

Denton West CC, Windsor Park

Map of Denton West CC, Windsor Park

Ground Address: Windsor Park, off Windsor Road, Denton, Manchester. M34 2HB

Directions for public transport: The best buses are the 205 which stops outside Denton West End Community Library or the 7 or 317 which stop outside the Windmill Public House. Both stops are a short walk from the ground – follow the signs for West End Boys Football Club.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 336 5040

Droylsden CC

Map of Droylsden CC

Ground Address: Oakfield, Gardenfold Way, Droylsden, Manchester. M43 7XU

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): From the traffic lights at Droylsden on the A662, turn on Market Street, then in half a mile turn left on Gardenfold Way, signposted Active Medlock Leisure Centre. Follow the road round and Oakfield is found on the far side of the car park.

No parking on ground (restricted to match officials) – suggested parking place: Active Medlock car park. Be aware that cars are parked at their owners’ risk.

Directions for public transport: The 168 (Ashton-under-Lyne to Chorlton), 169 (Ashton-under-Lyne to Southern Cemetery) and 231 (Piccadilly Gardens to Ashton Bus Station) stop can be found at entrance to Gardenfold Way. From the Metrolink from Ashton-under-Lyne or Manchester, please alight at Droylsden (a 10 minute walk).

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 370 3195

Dukinfield CC - Clarendon St

Map of Dukinfield CC - Clarendon St

Ground Address: Clarendon Street, Dukinfield, Cheshire. SK16 4LP

Directions for public transport: Take the 33 bus from Ashton-under-Lyne or Hyde to Dukinfield Town Hall

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 343 1980

Eagley Sports Complex

Map of Eagley Sports Complex

Ground Address: Eagley Sports Complex, Dunscar Bridge, Blackburn Road, Bolton. BL7 9PF

Post Code (for Sat Nav): BL7 9PE

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): From the M61, take the A666 towards Bolton for 1.5 miles. Go straight on at the major road junction at the Asda Supermarket (on the left). After the Brewhouse pub on the left, the ground entrance is the next opening on the right. Then take the first right along the cobbled road. The Clubhouse and ground are at the end.

Directions for public transport: The closest railway station is Bromley Cross or from Bolton Station, then take the bus to Dunscar.

Clubhouse phone number: 01204 306830

East Lancs Paper Mill CC - Croft Lane

Map of East Lancs Paper Mill CC - Croft Lane

Ground Address: Croft Lane, Radcliffe, Manchester. M26 2RF

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): Croft Lane is situated off Cross Lane, Radcliffe (A6053). The post code will take you to Cross Lane where you will find the Radcliffe Pharmacy. Croft Lane (an unmade road) runs alongside the pharmacy and the ground is at the end.

Parking: Cars parked on the ground can be (and are) hit. You may wish to park on one side of Croft Lane but cars are likely to be safest parked on Cross Lane.

Directions for public transport: The ground is within a five minute walk from Radcliffe Metrolink Station. From the station turn right and walk through the big car park to the bottom of the hill. Turn right and head past the roundabout, cross over to the corner shop and you will be on Cross Lane. Pass the Staff of Life pub on your right and Croft Lane is 50 metres further on to your right. The 524 bus from Bolton to Bury goes along Cross Lane. The timetable is available using this link: http://tfgm.com/journey_planning/routemaps/524.pdf.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Edenfield CC - Gincroft Lane

Map of Edenfield CC - Gincroft Lane

Ground Address: Gincroft Lane, Edenfield, Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancashire. BL0 0JW

Directions for public transport: Bus stops available in all directions. Nearest stop is the Rostron Arms.

Clubhouse phone number: 01706 827622

Edgworth CC, The Barlow Grounds

Map of Edgworth CC, The Barlow Grounds

Ground Address: The Barlow Grounds, Bolton Road, Edgworth, Lancashire. BL7 0AP

Directions for public transport: Entwistle Railway Station is within one and a half to two miles of the ground. It is a very pleasant walk of around 30 to 40 minutes round the Wayoh Reservoir and then up the hill from the Black Bull pub to the ground. Bromley Cross Railway Station is 3 miles from the ground and a taxi to the ground would cost around £5.

Clubhouse phone number: 01204 853374

Egerton CC - Blackburn Road

Map of Egerton CC - Blackburn Road

Ground Address: Blackburn Road, Egerton, Bolton. BL7 9TH.

Directions for public transport: Take the number 1 bus (Bolton to Blackburn) from Bolton Central Bus Station. Ask the driver for the Cross Guns Public House. The ground is opposite the pub.

Clubhouse phone number: 01204 303528

Elton (All Saints) CC

Map of Elton (All Saints) CC

Ground Address: Leigh Lane, Bury. BL8 2RH

Location and suggested route: Use Post Code – BL8 1QT. Ground, well signposted, is at the end of a narrow road.

Directions for public transport: From Bury Interchange, catch the 481 or 510 bus which stops on Walshaw Road.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 762 9289

Elton Vale Sport Club

Map of Elton Vale Sport Club

Ground Address: Elton Vale Sports Club, Elton Vale Road, Bury. BL8 2RZ

Location: Turn off Ainsworth Road (B6196) at sign to Chantlers Primary School.

Directions for public transport: Take the Metrolink or bus to Bury Interchange, then the 98 bus towards Manchester. Alight at Chantlers Primary School.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 762 0666

FDMC

Map of FDMC

Tukapa St, New Plymouth

Failsworth Macedonia CC

Map of Failsworth Macedonia CC

Ground Address: Argyle Park, Holt Lane, Failsworth, Manchester. M35 9QG

Directions for public transport: The 76 bus from Manchester Piccadilly Gardens or Oldham Bus Station stops by the Willow Tavern pub, Ashton Road East, Failsworth. There is a short walk down Holt Lane and the ground is on the left.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Farnworth CC, Bridgeman Park

Map of Farnworth CC, Bridgeman Park

Home of Farnworth CC, Bridgeman Park, Farnworth, BL4 0EA, Tel 01204 534647

Farnworth SC CC, Piggott Park

Map of Farnworth SC CC, Piggott Park

Farnworth Social Circle, Piggott Park, Piggott St, Farnworth, BL4 9QJ, Tel - 01204 573755

Fleetwood Hesketh

Map of Fleetwood Hesketh

Seacop

Flixton C&SC, Lawrence Rd

Map of Flixton C&SC, Lawrence Rd

Ground Address: Lawrence Road, Flixton, Manchester. M41 8UU

Directions for public transport: Take the X58 or 256 from Manchester Piccadilly Gardens to the Lawrence Road / Moorside Road stop by the ground.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 748 2546

Flowery Field Green

Map of Flowery Field Green

Ground Address: Flowery Field Green, Hyde, Cheshire. SK14 4NW

Directions for public transport: From Stockport or Hyde take the 330 bus towards Ashton. Alight at the second stop on Dukinfield Road (outside the late shop). Cross the road and head up Throstle Bank Street under the railway bridge. The Club will be on your right. From Ashton take the 330 bus towards Stockport. Alight at Throstle Bank Street and proceed as above. The nearest Railway Station is Flowery Field. Follow Old Road to the junction of Throstle Bank Street and Lodge Lane. Head up Throstle Bank Street past the Sunday School building on your left. The Club is on the left after the junction with Well Meadow.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Fothergill & Harvey CC

Map of Fothergill & Harvey CC

Ground Address: Rock Nook, Summit, Littleborough

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): From the A58 Littleborough to Halifax road, turn left on the A6033 Todmorden Road. One mile from Littleborough centre, turn right into the factory at Sladen Wood. Cross the bridge over the canal, turn right, then fork right and follow the road alongside the canal to the ground on your left.

Directions for public transport: Take the 589 Rochdale to Burnley (not on Sundays) or the 590 Rochdale to Halifax bus to Sladen Wood Mill (17 to 21 minutes). Then follow the instructions for travel by car.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Friends; Alexandra Park

Map of Friends; Alexandra Park

Ground Address: Alexandra Park, Whalley Range, Manchester.

Post Code (for Sat Nav – Club has no post code): M16 7JL

No parking on ground – suggested parking place: Claremont Road, alongside the park.

Directions for public transport: Take buses 85, 101, 104, 105 or 109 from Manchester Piccadilly Gardens to Alexandra Park.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Glodwick Cricket Ground

Map of Glodwick Cricket Ground

Ground Address: Warren Lane, Oldham. OL8 2JE

Directions for public transport: Take the Metrolink to Oldham Mumps, then from the Mumps roundabout take Lees Road. Turn right into Glodwick Road and, at the end, left into Abbeyhills Road. Turn left into Warren Lane and the ground is at the bottom on the right. This walk is about one and a half miles.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Glossop CC, North Road

Map of Glossop CC, North Road

Ground Address: North Road, Glossop, Derbyshire. SK13 7AS

Directions for public transport: A 5 minute walk from Glossop Railway Station. Turn left out of the Station and walk down Howard Street with the railway line on your immediate left until you come to a crossroads. Go straight on and the Club is a further 100 yards on the left.

Clubhouse phone number: 01457 865107

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Greenfield CC - Ladhill Lane

Map of Greenfield CC - Ladhill Lane

Ground Address: Ladhill Lane, Greenfield, Oldham.

Post Code (for Sat Nav – Club has no post code): OL3 7JW

No parking on ground – suggested parking place: Park on the adjoining roads, having regard for neighbours. Do not park on the area immediately behind the Clubhouse as it is a private residents’ parking area.

Directions for public transport: 180, 350, 352 and 354 buses pass through Greenfield village and give access from both Oldham and Ashton-under-Lyne. Walk down the narrow street to the right of the King William IV Hotel.

Clubhouse phone number: 01457 871378

Greenmount CC - Brandleshome Road

Map of Greenmount CC - Brandleshome Road

Ground Address: Brandlesholme Road, Greenmount, Bury. BL8 4EN

Post Code (for Sat Nav): BL8 4DX

Directions for public transport: Take the tram or bus to Bury Metrolink Intersection, then the 474 bus to within 400 metres of the ground. Alight on Longsight Road at the first stop past the petrol station. Go down Vernon Road and the Club is across the way on the left.

Clubhouse phone number: 01204 883667

Heywood CC

Map of Heywood CC

Ground Address: Crimble, off Woodfield Terrace, Heywood. OL10 4JE

Directions for public transport: 471 bus travels along York Street. Alight near the Tesco Extra petrol station.

Clubhouse phone number: 01706 369146 or 0747 110 4731

Hindley St Peters

Map of Hindley St Peters

Hyde CC, Werneth Low

Map of Hyde CC, Werneth Low

Irlam CC

Map of Irlam CC

Ground Address: Liverpool Road, Irlam. M44 5AJ

Location: A narrow opening close to the traffic lights near Tesco and Victoriana shop

Parking: Use the car park near the pavilion. Take the turn to the left signed Additional Parking.

Directions for public transport: Bus and rail links are both within half a mile.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Karo Park

Map of Karo Park

Karo St, Inglewood

King Edward Park Stratford

Map of King Edward Park Stratford

Stratford Artificial

Leigh cricket

Map of Leigh cricket

Beach walk

Leyland CC

Map of Leyland CC

Littleborough Lakeside

Map of Littleborough Lakeside

Ground Address: Deep Lane, Rakewood, Littleborough. OL15 0AP

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): From Hollingworth Lake, turn right at the Wine Press pub on the tight bend. Drive along Rakewood Road on the east side of the lake towards the railway viaduct. The ground is on the right over a little bridge.

Directions for public transport: Take the 455, 456 (not Sundays) or 458 (not Sundays) from Littleborough or Rochdale to the Wine Press pub, then follow the route for cars (above).

Clubhouse phone number: 01706 370220

Lostock CC, Chew Moor

Map of Lostock CC, Chew Moor

Lostock CC, Chew Moor, Lostock, Bolton, BL6 4HH

Lowerhouse Cricket Club

Map of Lowerhouse Cricket Club

Lynmouth Park

Map of Lynmouth Park

NPMU

Middleton CC

Map of Middleton CC

Monton Sports Club

Map of Monton Sports Club

Ground Address: Monton Sports Club, Welbeck Road, Eccles. M30 9EH

Directions for public transport: Many buses run through Monton and the Club is a five minute walk from there. From the Eccles Metrolink Station it is a 15 minute walk. Walk down Cavendish Road and Welbeck Road is on the left shortly before the end.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 789 0377

NPBHS Top Field

Map of NPBHS Top Field

NPBHS Ground

Newton CC - Barmhouse Lane

Map of Newton CC - Barmhouse Lane

Ground Address: Barmhouse Lane, Godley, Hyde, Cheshire. SK14 3BZ

Directions for public transport: From Godley Railway Station turn on Sheffield Road and take the first right on Barmhouse Lane. Then take the first right, first left, right and left. The Club is at the end of the lane.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 367 8656

Newton Heath CC, Greaves Field

Map of Newton Heath CC, Greaves Field

Ground Address: Greaves Field, Mabel Street, Newton Heath, Manchester. M40 1GB

Club Position: Next to St Wilfrid’s Primary School

Directions for public transport: From Manchester city centre take the 76 or 77 bus and alight at Daisy Bank or Culcheth Lane.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Norden Cricket Club

Map of Norden Cricket Club

North Road, Glossop.

Map of North Road, Glossop.

Prestwich CC

Map of Prestwich CC

Ground Address: The Heys, Prestwich. M24 1BZ

Location: The ground adjoins Prestwich Metrolink Station. Leave the M60 at junction 17 and take the A56 towards Manchester. Turn left on Fairfax Road just after the Marks and Spencer store. Turn right after the railway bridge and immediately right again, then take the unadopted road to the parking spaces and the ground.

Directions for public transport: The simplest way is from Prestwich Metrolink Station. Leave the station and turn right then pass under the railway bridge and follow the directions above.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 773 2524

Pukekura Park, New Plymouth.

Map of Pukekura Park, New Plymouth.

Home of Taranaki Cricket

Radcliffe CC, The Racecourse

Map of Radcliffe CC, The Racecourse

Ground Address: The Racecourse, Unsworth Street, Radcliffe, Manchester. M26 3RF

Suggested parking places: Available from Club entrance or next to the Clubhouse off Homer Street, M26 3GW – turn off Bolton Road.

Directions for public transport: The ground is 15 to 20 minutes’ walk from Radcliffe Metrolink Station. The 524 bus goes from the Metrolink station or Radcliffe Bus Station towards Bolton.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 723 2604

Ramsbottom Cricket Club Ground.

Map of Ramsbottom Cricket Club Ground.

Rochdale Catholic Club CC - Shaw Rd

Map of Rochdale Catholic Club CC - Shaw Rd

Ground Address: Shaw Road, Rochdale, Lancashire. OL16 4RX

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): From St Cuthbert’s School (on left side of Oldham Road), fork left into Shaw Road and continue for about 500 yards to some green fencing on your left. The gated entrance to the ground is in the centre of the fencing.

No parking on ground – suggested parking place: Those using the cricket ground are politely requested to park on the ground side of the road and not in front of the houses opposite.

Directions for public transport: From the 409 bus from Rochdale or Oldham, alight at St Cuthbert’s School and walk about 500 yards along Shaw Road. The ground is on the left.

Clubhouse phone number: 0746 967 6264

Roe Green CC - Greenleach Lane

Map of Roe Green CC - Greenleach Lane

Ground Address: Greenleach Lane, Roe Green, Worsley, Manchester. M28 2QW

Directions for public transport: Two buses go down Greenleach Lane, the 68 from Farnworth Bus Station to the Trafford Centre and the 35 from Swinton to Leigh. However you will only be able to leave on the 35 if you have a very early finish. There are also the V1 and V2 buses (Leigh and Atherton to Manchester Piccadilly Gardens and Stevenson Square). Alight at the stop for Roe Green, East Lancs Road / Old Clough Lane (stops are announced on the bus). Walk down Old Clough Lane to Greenleach Lane and the ground.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 703 8079

Sefton Park CC, Radcliffe Road

Map of Sefton Park CC, Radcliffe Road

South West Manchester CC - Ellesmere Rd

Map of South West Manchester CC - Ellesmere Rd

Ground Address: Ellesmere Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester. M21 0SG

Directions for public transport: The Chorlton Metrolink Station is the nearest and most convenient public transport stop. Turn left out of the station on to Wilbraham Road and a short walk takes you to Ellesmere Road on the left.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 881 1921

Springhead CCC - Mayfield Ave

Map of Springhead CCC - Mayfield Ave

Ground Address: Mayfield Avenue, Cooper Street, Springhead, Oldham. OL4 4SH

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): From the M62 Junction 20 / A627M Oldham By-Pass, follow A62 sighs for Huddersfield. About 2.5 miles from Oldham centre, the road goes up a hill and then bends to the left. At the bend, turn right into Heywood Fold Lane. At the junction with Cooper Street, turn right. The ground entrance is next to the Stonebreaks School fence on the left – it is a dirt track which bends to the left. Drive up the track to the ground. If you reach Mayfield Avenue, you have gone too far.

Entrance to parking on ground is signposted on school fence - Those going to the Club are kindly requested not to park on Mayfield Avenue. In wet weather, park on Cooper Street and walk up Mayfield Avenue to the ground.

Directions for public transport: 180, 427 and 429 buses go from Oldham centre to Walkers Lane, Springhead. Walk up lane to Cooper Street and turn left. Mayfield Avenue is about 150 yards on the right. Walking time from the bus stop is about 15 minutes, all uphill (but at least it’s downhill after the match).

Clubhouse phone number: None

St Josephs New Plymouth

Map of St Josephs New Plymouth

New Plymouth Marist United

Stand CC - Hamilton Rd

Map of Stand CC - Hamilton Rd

Ground Address: Hamilton Road, Whitefield. M45 7WF

No parking on ground – suggested parking place: Park on road. Beware of parking restrictions at certain times on Hamilton Road.

Directions for public transport: Whitefield Metrolink station is 2 minutes’ walk from the ground. Leave the Station and turn left into Bury New Road. Cross over at the White Room Restaurant and Wine Bar and walk up Hamilton Road. Turn left into Higher Lane where the Club entrance is.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 766 6793

Stanley Park, Blackpool, (Whitegate Park, Blackpool).

Map of Stanley Park, Blackpool, (Whitegate Park, Blackpool).

Stretford CC

Map of Stretford CC

Ground Address: The Boundary, Lesley Road, Stretford, Manchester

Post Code (for Sat Nav – Club has no post code): M32 9EE

Directions for public transport: Less than a mile from Stretford Metrolink Station. Buses 255 (Manchester Piccadilly Gardens to Partington) and 262 (Sale Hayfield Street / John Street circular – not Sundays) pass the Club.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 865 0271

Sutherland Park

Map of Sutherland Park

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Swinton Moorside CC, The Graham Matthews Cricket Ground

Map of Swinton Moorside CC, The Graham Matthews Cricket Ground

Ground Address: The Graham Matthews Cricket Ground, Deansway, Swinton. M27 0WH

Location and suggested route: There is only one entrance to the ground, on Deansway. From the A6, turn down Lower Sutherland Street and bear right at the end. From the A580 (East Lancashire Road), take the A572 to Swinton and immediately turn left on Partington Lane. Then turn left on Vicarage Road just before St Peter’s Church and the traffic lights. At the end, turn left on St Peter’s Road, then second left on Heywood Road. The ground is at the end of this road.

Parking on ground is limited: There is space for 12 cars inside the ground (at owners’ risk) and a further 18 spaces outside the ground as well as parking on neighbouring roads.

Directions for public transport: From Salford and Manchester take bus 36 or 37 (Manchester Piccadilly to Bolton) or 38 (Rusholme to Farnworth via Manchester Piccadilly) to Swinton Civic Centre. From Leigh Bus Station, take the 35 (Leigh to Manchester Piccadilly – a very slow service) or the 582 (Bolton to Leigh via Atherton). Alight at the bus stops outside Salford Town Hall on Chorley Road (A6) or alongside St Peter’s Church on Partington Lane, just before the lights at the junction with Chorley Road. Walk down Partington Lane and take first right on Vicarage Road. At the end turn left on St Peter’s Road, then take second right on Heywood Road. The ground is at the end of this road.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 794 8451

The TSB Hub

Map of The TSB Hub

Camberwell Road,

Hawera

Thornham CC - Rochdale Rd

Map of Thornham CC - Rochdale Rd

Ground Address: Rochdale Road, Slattocks. M24 2RB

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): Leave the M62 at Junction 20 and head towards Oldham on the A627(M). Take the first exit to the A664 (signposted Middleton and Castleton). At the roundabout, take the second exit on the dual carriageway and at the next roundabout (at the Ship Inn) take the fourth exit signposted Castleton and take Rochdale Road. Turn right between 888 Rochdale Road and the bus stop by the fence of All-in-One Garden Centre. Follow the road to the left into the car park.

Directions for public transport: The 17 bus runs between Manchester and Rochdale every 10 minutes. Trains from Manchester and Halifax stop at Castleton. The 17 bus stops nearby and there is a taxi office next to the station.

Clubhouse phone number: 0739 904 6476

Tottington St John's, Crompton Meadows

Map of Tottington St John's, Crompton Meadows

Ground Address: Crompton Meadows, Beryl Avenue, Tottington, Bury, Lancashire. BL8 3NF

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): From Bury, follow signs to Tottington. At the Dusty Miller pub, turn left into Tottington Road. After about 2 miles, you reach Tottington village. Go through the village and turn right by the Hark to Towler pub at the bus terminus into Kirklees Street. At the end, turn left into Beryl Avenue. The ground is at the end of the avenue.

Directions for public transport: The 469 bus from Bury Interchange will drop you off at the Tottington Bus Terminus next to the Hark to Towler pub. The ground is about 5 minutes’ walk down Kirklees Street and Beryl Avenue.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Turf Moor.

Map of Turf Moor.

BURNLEY CRICKET CLUB

Unsworth CC - Denpole Lane

Map of Unsworth CC - Denpole Lane

Ground Address: The Den, Pole Lane, Unsworth, Bury. BL9 8QL

Directions for public transport: Local buses between Bury and Manchester stop in the centre of Unsworth. There is a short walk down Pole Lane to the ground.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 766 8794

Victoria Park - Stratford CC

Map of Victoria Park - Stratford CC

Vogeltown Park

Map of Vogeltown Park

Home of Old Boys CC

Walshaw CC, The Geoff Ormerod Sports Ground

Map of Walshaw CC, The Geoff Ormerod Sports Ground

Ground Address: Walshaw Sports Club, The Geoff Ormerod Sports Ground, Sycamore Road, Tottington, Lancashire. BL8 3EG

Directions for public transport: From the Metrolink Station in Bury, take the 480 or 481 bus from Bury to Bolton. Alight on Tottington Road at the Sycamore Road stop, a journey of 2.2 miles.

Clubhouse phone number: 01204 882448

Webster Field

Map of Webster Field

NPBHS artificial

Western Park

Map of Western Park

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Westhoughton CC, St Georges Oval

Map of Westhoughton CC, St Georges Oval

Westhoughton CC, St George Oval, Cappadocia Way, Westhoughton, BL5 2GG, Tel 01942 811410

Westleigh CC, The Pingot

Map of Westleigh CC, The Pingot

Ground Address: The Pingot, off Firs Lane, Leigh, Lancashire. WN7 4SA

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): From the A580 (East Lancashire Road), follow A579 towards Leigh. Turn left at second set of lights and at roundabout go straight on. Immediately turn left into an unmade road to the ground.

Directions for public transport: From Leigh Bus Station, take the 584, 588, 589, 593 or 598 bus.

Clubhouse phone number: None

Whalley Range CC - Kingsbrook Rd

Map of Whalley Range CC - Kingsbrook Rd

Ground Address: Kingsbrook Road, Whalley Range, Manchester. M16 8NR

Restricted parking on ground – suggested parking place: Use the surrounding roads

Directions for public transport: 85 bus from Manchester City Centre to junction of Wilbraham Road and Alexandra Road South, then short walk down Blair Road. Tram to Chorlton or St Werburgh’s, then one mile walk – turn right into Withington Road then left into Kingsbrook Road.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 881 1414

Winton CC

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Ground Address: Alder Forest, Alder Forest Avenue, Winton, Salford. M30 8JL

Directions for public transport: 33 bus (Manchester to Wigan, but only Manchester to Worsley on weekdays and Saturdays until the evening) stops outside the ground. The 34 bus (Leigh to Manchester) can take you to Worsley Court House. Having alighted there, walk to the roundabout, turn left down Barton Road and walk past the Bridgewater Hotel to the Club – behind tall hedge on right.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 789 3501

Woodbank CC

Map of Woodbank CC

Ground Address: Stafford Street, off Brandlesholme Road, Bury. BL8 1AY

Location: From Bury, follow Ramsbottom signs on B6214 (Brandlesholme Road). For the ground, take the first turning on the right after the BP petrol station.

Directions for public transport: Take the 474 bus from Bury Interchange (return journey on the 472). The ground is opposite the third stop after forking right at the major junction with Bolton Road.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 764 9566

Woodhouses CC, Belfields

Map of Woodhouses CC, Belfields

Ground Address: Belfields, Medlock Road, Woodhouses, Failsworth, Manchester. M35 9NG

Restricted parking on ground – suggested parking place: To the rear and on the road

Directions for public transport: Take the 74 bus (Oldham West Street Bus Station to Manchester Piccadilly Gardens) or the 76 (Piccadilly Gardens to Failsworth).

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 681 9382

Worsley CC - Walkden Rd

Map of Worsley CC - Walkden Rd

Ground Address: Walkden Road, Worsley, Manchester. M28 2RZ

Location and suggested route (no adequate post code): The Club is situated behind the Cock Hotel, down a short, clearly signed track. From the A580 (East Lancashire Road), the track is on the right, a short distance past the Cock.

Directions for public transport: From the 32 bus (Wigan to Manchester), alight at Walkden Road or from the 68 bus, alight at the junction between Lumber Lane and Walkden Road. The nearest Rail Station is Walkden, about 10 minutes’ walk. There are also the V1 and V2 buses (Leigh and Atherton to Manchester Piccadilly Gardens and Stevenson Square) which stop at Ellenbrook, East Lancs Road / Walkden Road (stops are announced on board). From all these, walk down Walkden Road past the Cock Hotel (on your right) to the ground, clearly signed on your right.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 790 2376

Match day emergency contact and phone number: The Steward (Kelly) at Ellesmere Sports Club – 0161 790 2376

Wythenshawe CC - Longley Lane

Map of Wythenshawe CC - Longley Lane

Ground Address: 78 Longley Lane, Northenden, Manchester. M22 4JF

Directions for public transport: From Manchester City Centre, Whitworth Street / India House (stop SY), take the 43 bus destination Manchester Airport for about 30 minutes to Northenden, Palatine Road / Northenden Village (stop D). The walk to the ground is about 8 minutes.

Clubhouse phone number: 0161 998 7268