Newport Centre

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Newport Centre
Newport Centre
Location Newport, South Wales
Coordinates 51°35′08.47″N 2°59′28.69″W / 51.5856861°N 2.9913028°W / 51.5856861; -2.9913028Coordinates: 51°35′08.47″N 2°59′28.69″W / 51.5856861°N 2.9913028°W / 51.5856861; -2.9913028
Type Concert hall
Opened 1985
Owner Newport City Council
Capacity 2,000
Website Newport City Leisure

The Newport Centre is the biggest leisure centre in the city of Newport, South Wales. The Newport Centre is located in Newport city centre on the west bank of the River Usk adjacent to the Kingsway Shopping Centre. It holds events such as concerts, conferences and exhibitions. The centre hosts the Welsh Open snooker tournament as well as international business conferences and exhibitions. The Centre also has suites overlooking the leisure pool and elsewhere; The Riverside Suite, Castle Room, Kingsway Suite, Usk Room, Treetops Suite, and the Emlyn Rooms.

On Thursday April 6, it played host to week 7 of the 2006 Premier League Darts.

Fitness[edit]

The centre has a leisure pool with flume and wave machine. A multi-purpose sports hall has facilities for badminton, netball, tennis, basketball and volleyball. There is a "Solutions" fitness centre and health suite with a sauna, Jacuzzi and sun bed. The Centre also has function rooms available for hire and a cafeteria.

Facilities[edit]

  • Multi-purpose entertainment and leisure complex
  • Health suite & swimming pool
  • 14,530 sq ft (1,530 sq m) exhibition space
  • TV, video, OHP and screen
  • Disabled access
  • 1,200 parking spaces nearby

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