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Saltaire CC


Saltaire Cricket Club is a well run Community Club. Follow the link below and see what this means if you have children play at the Club.  We have excellent facilities, qualified coaches, policies and procedures including being a club open to all.

Click here in Library for Club Mark Policies 1 including Junior policies .

Click here in Library for Club Mark Policies 2 including Club Constitution .

Multiculturalism - Open for All Policy

Click here Article about Saltaire’s Multiculturalism Policy .


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 Updated 30th December 2018

Latest News

Saltaire CC   1st Team fixtures AWSCL  2019

20th April                Beckwithshaw        Away – HG3 1QL

27th April                Olicanian  -  Home

4th May                   Bardsey    - Home

11th May                Steeton     - Away    - BD20 6RX

18th May                Tong Park Esholt – Away -  BD17 7RQ

25th May               Guiseley  - Home

1st June                 Ben Rhydding – Away – LS29 8AW

2nd June               *** AWARDS GALORE T20  St Chads Broomfield  - Away LS16 5JT

8th June                Colton – Home

15th June              New Rover – Away   - LS16 8HF

16th June              *** AWARDS GALORE T20 Quarter Final

22nd June               Horsforth Hall Park – Away – LS18 5JY

29th June               Kirkstall Educational  - Away – LS6 3HT

6th July                   Beckwithshaw – Home

13th July                 Olicanian – Away – LS29 0AA

14th July                 **** AWARDS GALORE T20 – Semi Final

20th July                  Bardsey – Away – LS17 9AA

27th July                  Steeton – Home

3rd August               Tong Parl Esholt – Home

10th August             Guiseley – Away – LS20 8BT

11th August             *** AWARDS GALORE T20 Final

17th August              Ben Rhydding – Home

24th August               Colton – Away – LS15 9AL

31st August                New Rover – Home

7th September           Horsforth Hall Park – Home

14th September         Kirkstall Educartional - Home

Saltaire CC   2nd Team fixtures AWSCL  2019

20th April                Olicanian    -     Home –

27th April                Kirkstall Educational  -  Away – LS6 3HT

4th May                   Steeton    - Away   - BD20 6RX

11th May                Burley  - Home

12th May                *** BIRTWHISTLE CUP  v NEW ROVER - Home

18th May                Skipton - Home

25th May               Bolton Villas – Away – BD10 8TZ

1st June                 Harden - Home

2nd June               *** ROUND 2 BIRTWHISTLE CUP

8th June                Menston – Away -   LS29 6EB

15th June              Calverley - Home

16th June              *** BIRTWHISTLE CUP Quarter Final

22nd June               Horsforth Hall Park – Home – subject to change DragonBoat Festival

29th June               Beckwithshaw - Home

6th July                   Olicanian – Away – LS29 0AA

13th July                 Kirkstall Educational - Home

14th July                 **** BIRTWHISTLE CUP – Semi Final

20th July                  Steeton - Home

27th July                  Burley – Away – LS29 7NF

3rd August               Skipton – Away – BD23 2AZ

10th August             Bolton Villas - Home

11th August             *** BIRTWHISTLE CUP -  Final

17th August              Harden – Away – BD16 1HT

24th August               Menston - Home

31st August                Calverley – Away – LS28 5PY

7th September           Horsforth Hall Park – Away – LS18 5JY

14th September         Beckwithshaw – Away  - HG3 1QL

Saltaire CC   3rd Team fixtures - Conference B - AWSCL  2019

21st April                Olicanian    -  Home – 2.30pm start – 80 overs games

5th May                   Pool    - Home

19th May                *** CHAPPELL CUP - St Chads Broomfield - Away – LS16 5JT

26th May                North Leeds – Away – LS8 1JX

9th June                 Steeton – Away – BD20 6RX – Inter Conference

23rd June               *** CHAPPELL CUP - Quarter Final

30th June               St Chads Broomfield – Home – Inter Conference

7th July                   Horsforth Hall Park – Home

21st July                 *** CHAPPELL CUP – Semi Final

28th July                Horsforth – Away – LS18 5SB

11th August             Adel – Away – LS16 8DE

18th August              Ilkley – Away – LS29 0AD

26th August            Bank Holiday  - CHAPPELL CUP FINAL held at Saltaire CC

1st September           Otley – Home       -   1pm start

8th September         Rawdon – Away – LS19 6DZ    - 1pm start

2019 is Saltaire Cricket Club's 150th Anniversary and we will be running a number of events to celebrate the achievement.

Aire-Wharfe Senior Cricket League Fixtures for 2019 now out.

April 20th 2019

1st XI away v Beckwithshaw CC

2nd XI home v Olicanian CC

We have also entered a 3rd XI in the AWSCL for 2019

Junior Practice Night - Tuesdays - 6pm - 8pm in Roberts Park starting in late April 2019

Cricketforce 2019 runs from 23rd - 25th March 2019 with most of the activity on Saturday 24th March.

 Help from Juniors and Parents and Senior player will be most welcome. Lots of painting to be done plus clearing of twigs and trimming of grass edges.

Please don't leave it to others to do the hard graft!

We are looking for under 15 cricketers who wish to play in the Bradford Junior Cricket League in 2019. Experience welcome but enthusiasm and a desire to improve is just as important.

Contact Simon Hicks if you are interested on 07974 785 395 and  I will pass your name on to our u15 Manager.

We are also looking for an umpire for our Senior teams in the Aire-Wharfedale Senior Cricket League. Training provided. Remuneration and expenses paid.

Please contact Simon Hicks on 07947 785 395

Strike-it-Rich is now live on-line (see links)

Click here for 2019 subscriptions.

2019 Subscriptions due now.

Shopping on the internet

Why not take the opportunity of raising funds for the club at the same time?  By registering on Easyfund choosing Saltaire CC as your 'Cause' a percentage goes to the club with every purchase.  Firms such as, HMV and many more are taking part.  You can even book your holidays in this way!  There is no added cost to you. This is an easy way to earn funds for the club!

Click the logo below to help raise funds for the club.

Join our Strike-it-Rich lottery

Live on line.Click here to register or if already a member to log-on..




This page contains information about the club and links to make navigation of the site easier. Please register on the site in order to access the wealth of material available.

There are many photographs on the site. Click here for  Photo Gallery .


Click here to visit BBC weather page Shipley weather. or alternatively click here for Metcheck  for longer range forecasts.



There are many links to other sites. See at bottom of the page.


Below are the most recommended:

Saltaire Village:Click here to visit Saltaire Village website.

For Saltaire & Shipley local news and sport:Click here to visit the highly recommended Bradford Telegraph and Argus..

For all cricket news at home and abroad click here to visit The Cricinfo site and Cricketarchive.

Forthcoming Events

Saltaire CC Table Top Sales 2019 in Victoria Hall.

See for 2019 dates.


Training and Junior Registrations 2019

Saltaire Junior's Tuesday evening outdoor training starts again in late April 2019; through to August, in Roberts Park, 6pm to 8pm.

Seniors -  Thursday evenings

Indoor Training for Junior Players starts at St Bedes & St Josephs Sports Centre (St Bede's site) 

Starts 6th January 2019 

u9s and u11s and less experienced u13s from 2pm- 3.30pm

Experienced u13s, u15s and 3rd XI players 3.30pm - 5pm

Cost = £5 for 1.5 hours

Nets for 1st and 2nd XI players

5pm - 6pm at Carlton Bolling College, Undercliffe Lane, Bradford BD3 0DU

Starting 6th January 2019

Cost per player = £3

It is important for parents to download and fill in the club Registration form in order to play for our Junior Teams. You must also fill in the BJCL form.  Please click link for registration form and send to Simon Hicks, Chairman.


Please click link for BJCL registration form and send to Simon Hicks, Chairman.

Please click link for Code of Conduct.


Bradford Junior Cricket League Tables 2019

Click here for Under 13 League Tables.

Click here for Under 11 League Tables.

Junior Cricket

All players now need to fill in the BJCL registration form (and our club form) and photo so that they can be registered electronically on the BJCL Player Registration site.

Under 9s Gordon Bowers competition is the exception to this unless players will be playing in the Under 11s.  Subs in this age-group to £20.

Child Welfare

 The Club follows the ECB guideline on Child Welfare.  All club coaches are CRB checked.

Child Welfare Officer, Billy Ricketts (01274 561280)

Junior Team Managers 2019

U15s: Kevin Brain

Under 13s: Kevin Brain & Tony Bosworth

Under 11's: Kevin Brain & Tony Bosworth 

Under 9's: To be advised

Roberts Park and Saltaire World Heritage Centre

The only cricket ground situated in a World Heritage site. It is a great day out with plenty to do and visit. Roberts Park  re-opened in May 2010 following the £3.5m refurbishment.   We have one of the most picturesque grounds in the Aire-Wharfe Senior Cricket League, particularly in the spring when all the blossom is out. The Half Moon Cafe, which is run by the cricket club, serves quality coffees and tea, 6 flavours of ice-cream, sandwiches and dish-of-the day and bottled beers. It is open 6 days a week in the Summer, closed Mondays (except Bank Holidays). Also winter opening Wednesday - Sunday.


Click here for the Half Moon Cafe web-site and more information.


Click here for map to get to Roberts Park.



The Half-Moon cafe is open for business.


Car Parking Restrictions - No cars allowed in the Park except disabled and elderly by arrangement only with Park authorities at least 24 hours before match, phone the Lodge.  Ample car-parking in the main ungated Salt Grammar Bus/Car-Park.  Do not use the Titus Salt GS gated car-park for fear of being locked in.  Car Parking also available on Higher Coach Road.


History of Saltaire Cricket Club

Click here for the updated 'Brief History of Saltaire CC'.

Formed in 1869 Saltaire CC has a long a famous history.  Joining the Bradford League in 1905 we have won the Championship 6 times and Priestley Cup 5 times.  Famous ex-players include the legendary S.F.Barnes and Jim Laker.

(See articles in Library Section).

Click here for more information about the club including Club Officials.

Fund-raising and other news

Table-Top Sales 2019

The Club will be holding another of its popular Table-Top sales at the Victoria Hall, Victoria Road, Saltaire commencing at 10 am.  Stalls, cafe & cash draw. Why not go and pick up a bargain or hire a table?  Or donate something such as: books, CDs, DVDs for the club to sell.

Tables £14 - £10 for Club Members

Please contact Simon Hicks on: 01274 787908. 

See for all the latest news

2019 Dates

27th January 2019

17th February 2019

17th March 2019

21st April

19th May

16th June

7th July

4th August

1st September

29th September

3rd November

1st December


VOLUNTEERS are urgently required

If you wish to help the club in any way please contact:Simon Hicks 01274 787908

* ECB CRICKETFORCE weekend 2019 - a chance to do your bit to prepare the ground for the new season.

"Ask not what your Club can do for you, but what you can do for your Club" - with apologies to JFK.


Main Saltaire Cricket Club Sponsors

My Lahore

The Half Moon Café

Thanks to all our Sponsors (see Postings Section in the Community Web-site).


If you wish to sponsor the club or can obtain sponsors we are interested to hear from you.

Please register on our site for all the news which will be emailed to you regularly (please state the reason you wish to join the site on your application)

Enjoy Cricket at Roberts Park!