Graves Health and Sports Centre 

All Timings are subject to change and were correct at the time of print on 14/7/17.

Short Mat Bowls 


Short Mat Bowls


Car parking at this venue is limited. If you find there are no spaces available we ask that drivers use the on street parking spaces across the dual carriage way and cross the road using pedestrian crossings on your return. Please give yourself an extra 20 minutes to park and get back to the venue.

Graves Health and Sports Centre
Bochum Parkway
S8 8JR


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An existing café is available to use in the venue. Meal deals are in place – see signage for details.


Temporary seating grandstands are in place for both tennis and short mat bowls.

Seating next to the temporary grandstands is extensive and carer seats are available.

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This newly developed centre will be the home to both sports throughout the competition days, starting on Tuesday 8 August.

There will be an Honoured Guest Desk just inside the entrance of the venue and the hosts will be able to direct you to the spectator areas.

Awards ceremonies will take place for both sports during the week at the venue.

Closing ceremonies will take place at the venue between 5pm – 6pm on Friday

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