|Full name||Cromer Park|
|Location||Sydney, New South Wales,|
|Surface||Field Turf Revolution Synthetic grass|
|Built||lights (2001), grandstand (2004),perimeter seating (2010), synthetic field (2012)|
|Opened||Synthetic surface officially opened 1 July 2012|
The Park was first developed in the 1970s.
Structure and facilities
The stadium has an 900 seat grandstand is named after Lucas Neill the 50th captain of the Socceroos and ex Blackburn Rovers FC & West Ham United player. Neill played for Manly United FC as a junior, before moving overseas. The Lucas Neill Stand is situated on the western side of the field together with another 800 seats around the perimeter. There are change rooms, toilets and canteen facilities located on the northern side. Adjacent to Cromer Park on the eastern side is the Manly Warringah Football's licenced clubhouse and administration office of Manly Warringah Football Association (the second largest football Association in Australia with 16,000 members) and Manly United FC.
The playing surface has been upgraded to a generation4 synthetic surface, manufactured by Field Turf. which was completed in June 2012. The synthetic surface has a mixture of cryogenic rubber and sand infill. The playing field dimensions are 76 mtrs x 125 mtrs with line marking 68mtrs x 110mtrs.
Stormwater harvesting was integrated into the design of the synthetic field to irrigate fields 2,3,4 and 5 at Cromer Park.
Cromer Park is accessible by Sydney Bus routes 153, 179, and E79.
- "Cromer". Dictionary of Sydney. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
- Cromer Park set for synthetic surface - Football NSW Article
- http://www.ausleisure.com.au/default.asp?PageID=2&ReleaseID=6108&Display=True Australian Leisure
- "Local Government Sustainability". Environment and Heritage. NSW Government. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
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