Percy Park’s new Changing Rooms opened by England RFU Facilities manager Alex Bowden
On Monday 22nd of January 2018 Percy Park RFC invited England RFU facilities Manager Alex Bowden to open their new changing room suite at the North Shields based clubs Preston Avenue ground. Boasting eight new changing rooms complete with a new shower and heating system ,Percy Park are now in the enviable position to provide players and members with changing facilities that are arguably one of the best in the North East.
Alex Bowden ‘I am delighted that Percy Park has been able to deliver modern facilities that are fit for purpose to provide the best quality of experience for all their users and which can only benefit the growth of rugby in the North East of England.’
Club Secretary Mick Ishida ‘We would like to thank all parties who have contributed to our fundraising effort and all , especially our resident construction expert Dave Wylde, who have helped make a superb facility a reality.’
The project was supported by the Rugby Football Foundation; Roy & Pixie Baker Trust; Handley Trust; Sir James Knott Trust; Freemasons of Northumberland; Barclays Bank Charitable Trust; R W Mann Trust; Northumberland Rugby Union; Percy Park Youth Trust; Percy Park Rugby Football Foundation; Tesco Bags of Help; Arefco Charity Walk
Percy Park wish to give especial thanks to England RFU architect Leroy Angel whose vision enabled the project to go ahead.