Main Content Area

Main Articles

Ground Regulations


1. All matches are played in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the Marylebone Cricket Club and the Laws of the Game.

2. Play cannot be guaranteed to take place on any particular day or at any particular time and the Club reserves the right to change its advertised fixtures without notice and without liability.

3. No refund of any cash admission charge paid at the turnstile or in advance will be made.

4. At the club’s discretion refunds will be made in respect of seats booked in advance and paid for where a match is rearranged, subject to a time limitation – details of which can be obtained from the Secretary’s Office.

5. Unauthorised persons are not permitted to enter upon the field of play during play.

6. Only persons specifically authorised in writing by the Club are permitted to distribute without charge or offer for sale within the Ground any Newspapers, Periodicals, or any other articles.

7. Unnecessary noise such as that from the use of radio sets and behaviour likely to cause confusion or nuisance of any kind including foul or abusive language is not permitted in any part of the Ground.

8. The climbing of flagpoles, stands or other structures in the Ground is forbidden.

9. The consumption of intoxicating liquors is permitted only in authorised places and in accordance with the licence from the local magistrates.

10. Fireworks, pyrotechnics, smoke canisters, flares, knives, forks (other than plastic knives and forks), bottles, glasses, flags, banners, poles, air-horns, including anything which could or might be used as a weapon are not permitted within the Ground, and any person in possession of such an article or container may be refused entry or ejected from the Ground.

11. For County Championship matches, it will be permissible for each adult to bring up to a maximum of 4 cans of beer/lager (330ml)  or one plastic bottle/carton (75cl) of wine into the Ground. No  glass bottles or glasses are permitted. This policy applies to initial entry into the Ground – once a pass out has been given no alcohol is allowed into the Ground.

12. Under no circumstances is it permitted to throw any object on to the playing area.

13. Any person who fails to comply with instructions from a steward or other official of the club may be ejected from the Ground.

14. In general, the right of admission is reserved to the Club management.

15. The obstruction of gangways, access ways, exits and entrances, stairways and the like places is strictly forbidden. Any person who remains in such an area may be ejected from the Ground.

16. The Club reserves the right to refuse admission to, or eject any person who refuses to be searched by a Police or Security Officer.

17. All persons entering this Ground are admitted only subject to the above Ground Regulations and to the Rules and Regulations of the Scarborough Cricket Club. Entry to the Ground shall be deemed to constitute unqualified acceptance of all these Rules and Regulations.

18. The Club reserves the right for its servants and agents to remove from this Ground any person who does not comply with Ground Regulations and with the Rules and Regulations of the Scarborough Cricket Club or whose presence on the Ground is or could reasonably be considered as constituting a source of danger, nuisance or annoyance to other spectators.

19. Any person who makes abusive or threatening comments, whether racially or sexually motivated or otherwise, or who, in any way, acts in an abusive or threatening manner, or whose presence (in the Club’s reasonable opinion) is a source of danger, nuisance or annoyance to others, may be subject to ejection from the Ground and any such other action as may be determined by the Club.