Pelaw Grange Stadium has been family owned by the McKennas since 1965 and is now run by Jeff and his wife Theresa. Formerly a successful independent track it is the latest track to join the NGRC and was licenced in August 2005.
Track circumference – 345 metres
Distance raced – 245m, 435m, 590m, 780m & 935m
Hare Type – Outside McGee
Race Days – Tuesday, Friday and Saturday(first race 7.30pm)
Pelaw Grange Greyhound Track
Address – Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium, Drum Road, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham, DH3 2AF
Telephone – 0191 4102141
Railway Station – Chester-Le-Street Railway Station 1.6 miles (2.6 km)
Motorway Junction – A1(M) Jnct 64 1.1 miles (1.8 km)
By Road – Pelaw Grange is ideally located in a central and easily accessible area about 1 mile from the A1M, halfway between Durham City and Newcastle Upon Tyne. Leave the A1Motorway at junction 63, Chester-le-Street (just North of Durham City/South of Washington Services). Follow the A693 towards Stanley, then the A167 towards Birtley. Pelaw Grange Stadium is situated in the Drum Industrial Estate, just before Birtley.
Airport – Newcastle 11.8 miles (18.9 km)
Pelaw Grange Facilities
Catering Facilities – There is a trackside Panorama Restaurant with a wide selection available from the A La Carte and set Party menus. All reservations pre-booked and pre-paid include free admission to the Stadium, race programmes and your own table for the evening.
Snack facilities – Special Price Packages are available for parties of 10 or more. Call for more details.
Restaurant Facilities – At Pelaw Grange Stadium you can go Greyhound racing in style on any Monday, Thursday or Saturday night. Our fabulous Panorama Restaurant boasts a fantastic range of mouth watering dishes at affordable prices.
Admission – Adults: £6.00, OAPs: Free, Children: £2.50 (children under 5: free)