ESTPA East of Scotland Track Cycling Promoters Association

Category Archives: Meadowbank Velodrome

Doreen Harris

It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the sudden passing of Doreen Harris last Sunday.  Doreen , along with the late Ray Harris, were great supporters of track activities at Meadowbank. Doreen was ESCA treasurer for many years and central to the success and running of Read more →

Brian Annable OBE – Queens Birthday Honour

The East of Scotland Track Promoters Association wishes to offer its congratulations to Brian Annable who has been awarded an OBE for services to cycling in the Queens Birthday Honours. Brian (83) is the current Secretary of the East of Scotland Track Promoters Association and has served cycling for over 40 Read more →

Meadowbank Track League 11 June cancelled

Due to rain, Meadowbank Track League on 11 June 2013 has been cancelled.

City of Edinburgh Council announce plans for new cycling facility

ESTPA has welcomed the announcement by the City of Edinburgh Council to allocate £1.2m of capital funding for a planned cycling facility hub proposed to be built on the site of the Jack Kane Centre in Craigmiller, Edinburgh. The plans include a new track facility, 1km road circuit and BMX Read more →

Cancellation of Meadowbank GP

It is with deep regret that the organisers of the 43rd Edinburgh Meadowbank Grand Prix announce the cancellation of this years event due to be held on 8 and 9 June 2013. Despite significant efforts and negotiation, the funding required to allow the promotion to continue has not been able to Read more →

Track League season starts Tuesday

Meadowbank track league will start on Tuesday 7th May.  The extended cold start to the year has delayed  the work to repair and prepare the track for this season, which has delayed the opening of track league. Tosh and his team have worked extremely hard to complete all necessary work to make Read more →

Meadowbank Track League season start delays

The first two weeks of Meadowbank Track League for 2013 (16 and 23 April) have had to be cancelled as the pre-season maintenance work has been delayed in completion. Work is now progressing well with a ‘deep clean’ of the track surface taking place to ensure the build up of Read more →

Sir Chris Hoy calls on Edinburgh Council to provide covered velodrome

Sir Chris Hoy yesterday (18 April 2013) called upon the City of Edinburgh Council to continue to work towards replacing the aging velodrome at Meadowbank with an indoor covered training facility in the city. Announcing his retirement from competitive cycling, Britains most successful Olympian, reflected upon the impact the local Read more →

Entries open for 2013 Meadowbank GP

Entries for the 2013 Medaowbank GP track meeting have now opened. Entries are being accepted via the British Cycling website and online entry system where a significant discount can be obtained over postal entries. For further details please click on the icon below.  

2013 Meadowbank GP awarded British National Series events

The East of Scotland Track Promoters Association is delighted to announce that the 2013 edition of the Meadowbank GP track meeting will take place over the weekend of 8 and 9 June 2013. Once again, the meeting shall host rounds of the British Cycling National Sprinters League, National Hard Track Read more →