CDPP Cycling Development Pendle Partnership

Coaching, Training, Racing, Leisure, Promotions, Schools, Wheels for All

Steven Burke Sports Hub Plan

The aim of CDPP is to help promote all forms of cycling in the Pendle Area and assist with the running of the Steven Burke Sports Hub Cycling Circuit and BMX pump track

CDPP is a volunteer organisation with members from local cycling clubs and organisations related to cycling. 

See video of the hub by Ken Stott

Ride the Circuit – Availability

The road cycling circuit is open for FREE public use, safe from traffic, at all times when not specifically booked.

The circuit is 1052.5metres in length, measured round the inside edge. The velodrome shaped section is 255metres in length. There are four cut-throughs allowing it to be used by 3 distinct groups for training purposes.

A weekly calendar is put on the gates to the changing block across the canal bridge, and next to the double access gates to the circuit at the Barrowford end, or on this websiteCycle Sport Pendle run youth training sessions, Pendle Forest CC run adult sessions,  CDPP and others run race events, and sessions for schools run by British Cycling and other coaches.  During these times the circuit is not open to the public.

Public Access

The circuit has regular time slots for the general public, available when not specifically booked. For large events, public sessions may be cancelled. Please check the calendar on our booking page. 

For safety of users and the general public, when using the circuit during public time please:

  • Ride in an anticlockwise direction
  • Do not take dogs within the fenced area onto the circuit, on or off a lead
  • Ride responsibly: the circuit is used by all ages and abilities
  • Wearing a cycling helmet when riding a bike is advised.

The calendar on our booking page has details of current booked sessions.

Private Circuit Hire

The facility and the pavilion can be booked, this must be done in advance with Pendle Council and can include:

  • The circuit booked by the hour outside the public times
  • The Pavilion with toilet facilities and changing rooms is also available
  • Access for car parking
  • Access to equipment by prior arrangement.

To book the circuit please refer to our booking page

Access and Parking for Events

Please see the map showing directions (pdf) to The Steven Burke Hub from junctions 13 and 14 off the M65. Parking is restricted so please adhere to the following information.

Event HQ, sign on, refreshments and toilet facilities will be at the CSP club room off Cravendale Ave. Nelson BB98SJ

  • Race officials, volunteers and if space available riders please park at car park C on the map, event HQ CSP club room, off Cravendale Ave. Nelson BB98SJ.
  • In the event that car park C becomes full  please use car park B via Barrowford Wilton Street access, BB9 8PU
  • Visiting riders please use car park B adjacent to the circuit gates via Barrowford Wilton Street access 

Please park responsibly and do not upset our neighbours by blocking drives around the area

Cycling for all at the Hub

The hub is now home to a diverse mix of cycling disciplines, from the novice to Olympic Champions, schools, grass root coaching, riders with disabilities and simple leisure riding for all.