Various friendly games for Sassco were played at the Sandhill Centre, which, at that time, was the only complex within Sunderland which has full-size 11-a-side goals on it’s artificial surface. The complex is located off Grindon Lane on the south side of Sunderland.

Sandhill Centre is the first complex of its kind in the country and aims to provide learning and leisure opportunities with access for all members of the local community.

The Sandhill Centre has indoor facilities including;

  • 25 metre swimming pool
  • Sprung floor gymnasium
  • Health and Fitness Club
  • 4 court sports hall
  • Floodlit artificial grass pitch
  • Floodlit 200 metre warm-up and running track
  • Tennis courts
  • Multi-use grass area
  • Grass pitches for 11 a-side
  • Mini soccer or rugby

All of these facilities are available for public use at evenings, weekends and during school holidays.

Sandhill Centre
Grindon Lane
Sunderland SR3 4EN

Tel: 0191 5538860