Spot guide

Skate spots

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We’ve mapped some of the skate spots we’ve visited on our travels from the midlands and further.

Skateboarding in Derby / Nottingham / Leicester / Birmingham / Sheffield / Milton Keynes / Manchester / Berlin / Majorca and more.

(If you do go there be nice and don’t make a mess.)

Derby

Barrier, Derby

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Notes
May need a sweeping brush as stones are
sometimes scattered around.

Bingo gap, Derby

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Notes
Curved run up is tricky.

Blue rails, Derby

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Notes
Ground is quite rough. Skate this weekends or weeknights only as cars will be parked in the way.

Cinema stairs, Derby

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Notes
Security guard patrols in evenings, be nice.

School rail, Derby

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Notes
Weekends only.

Green rails, Derby

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Notes
Weekends and weeknights as cars will be parked in the way.

Pink banks, Derby

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Notes
Lots to do around here, although security is tight and can be a bust. Weeknights and Sundays only.

Riverside manual pad, Derby

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Notes
Ground is uneven. Be careful of river.

Rivergardens, Derby

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Notes
Ledges are pretty worn. Look out for sketchy characters.

Surgery banks, Derby

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Notes
Evenings or weekends only as it’s in use as a car park daily.

Train banks and blocks, Derby

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Notes
Slightly undercover so stays dry longer.

Yellow rail, Derby

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Notes
Weekends and evenings only as it’s in use as an industrial estate.

Library manual pads and stairs, Burton

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Notes
Blocks aren’t great for grinding. A 7 set of stairs is adjacent to these blocks.

Nottingham

Pool manual pad, Nottingham

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Notes
During Summer the pool is full of water, so skate in Winter.

Sneinton square, Nottingham

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Notes
Local by-law that means this place is sometimes a bust. Lots to do, but busy with market on Saturdays.

Castle rail, Nottingham

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Notes
Sundays or evenings as used as car park.

College rails & more, Nottingham

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Notes
Weekends only. Sometimes in use on Saturdays for sports clubs etc.

Eastwood school, Nottingham

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Notes
Weekends only. Tough fence to climb. Good rails with 6, 7 and 8 stairs as well as this 5.

Pavement pads, Nottingham

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NOTES
Bus lane on road next to this… watch your board.

Trentside, Nottingham

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NOTES
A fair bit to do in here, weekends only though. Rails and stairs!

Leicester

Bench, Leicester

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Notes
Cobbles make it tricky. Good anytime.

Black bars, Leicester

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Notes
Sundays only.

Leicester uni, Leicester

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Notes
Quite a fast bust. Get in and get out. Lots to do though.

Bendy rail, Leicester

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Notes
Sketchy area. Lots of pedestrians.

Uni grass gap, Loughborough 

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Notes
Weekends only. Park in the sports centre.
Not much run up.

Bank, Leicester

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Notes
Climb a fence. Not a known bust.

Uni drops, Loughborough

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Notes
University campus, weekends only.

Birmingham

Fastlands, Birmingham

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Notes
Under cover so ok when wet. 2 different banks (mellow one pictured), a ledge, and 7 and 9 sets of stairs. OK anytime.

Demo, Birmingham

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Notes
Sundays only as it’s used as a car park.

Millenium Point, Birmingham

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Notes
Lots of pedestrians. Small lips in ground as an attempt to stop skating. Doesn’t work – but makes some things a bit awkward.

Civic Centre, Wolverhampton

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Notes
Banks, stairs etc. Best at weekends.

Banks to rails, Wolverhampton

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Notes
Sundays only as it’s an industrial estate.

Big 3 and ledges, Wolverhampton

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Notes
Great anytime. Dries up faster than anywhere else too. Park up in Sainsbury’s next door.

Handrail, Wolverhampton

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Notes
Sundays only as shopping area.

Wedge, Coventry

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Notes
Instant bust, 5 mins max.

Big banks, Coventry

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Car park at the bottom means Sundays or evenings are best. Not a bust.

Stairs, Coventry

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Notes
Busy at weekends as it’s a city centre spot.

DIY, Lichfield

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Notes
Lots to build with. Good anytime. Drop, quarter and lots of bricks.

Sheffield

5 Stair, Sheffield

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Notes
Lots of pedestrians – Sunday’s best.

Metal ledge, Sheffield

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Notes
Located at Sainsbury’s car park. Go after hours on a Sunday… the later the better, as it’s a bust sometimes. Summer nights are best.

Crucible manual pad, Sheffield

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Notes
A lot of pedestrians. Good anytime.

DIY, Sheffield

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Good anytime.

Ledge, Sheffield

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Notes
A lot of pedestrians. Close to parked cars too.

Dreamland, Sheffield

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Weekends only as it’s the Uni building. Nobbed but still skatable.

Ghetto rail, Sheffield

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Notes
Run up is super rough.

Metal ledges, Sheffield

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Notes
Good anytime.

Halford banks rails, Chesterfield

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Notes
Go after Halfords is closed. Filled with cars otherwise.

Wilkos 5 and more, Chesterfield

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Notes
Sundays only as it’s behind a shop.

Other-Spots

Black blocks, Manchester

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Notes
Sundays as it’s a library / learning centre. Dries up quick.

Court ledges, Manchester

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Notes
Ledges are pretty worn. Look out for sketchy characters.

Fat snake, Milton Keynes

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Notes
Good anytime.

Ditch, Milton Keynes

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Notes
Good anytime. Takes a while to dry, take a brush.

Theatre passage, Milton Keynes

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Notes
Can be busy with pedestrians if Theatre is busy. Take wax.

Train station ledges, Milton Keynes

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Notes
Rough ground and ledges.

Rail, Milton Keynes

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Notes
Weekends only.

White rails, Milton Keynes

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Notes
Go after shop hours or cars will be parked.

Sign grind, Milton Keynes

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Notes
On a busy footpath so look for quiet times,
but never a bust.

Small rail, Milton Keynes

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Notes
Bust with shopping centre security. Expect 10 – 20 mins.

Sa Faxina, Palma, Mallorca

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Notes
Lots to do, never a bust. Stairs, hubbas, ledges, gaps. Perfect. Some ledges are worn though.

Black blocks, Palma, Mallorca

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Notes
Good anytime. Close to recycling bins, so it stinks.

Monument, Sa Caleta, Mallorca

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Notes
Huge hubba, benches, small stairs. Good anytime.

Plaza, Magaluf, Mallorca

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Notes
In season it’s jammed with tourists. Go out of season if possible.

Metal banks, Palma, Mallorca

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Notes
Good anytime.

Manual pad, Palma, Mallorca

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Notes
Good anytime.

Banks, Sa Pobla, Mallorca

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Notes
Good anytime. Quite a drive from Palma.

Stairs, Berlin

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Notes
Lots of stairs in varying sizes. Good anytime.

Fondo, Barcelona

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Notes
Lots to do. Good anytime. This is a very famous spot and more spots in Barcelona can be found on this amazing skate spot guide: https://barcelonaskatespots.wordpress.com

Benches, Barcelona

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Notes
High, long and smooth. Good anytime. This and more spots in Barcelona can be found on this amazing skate spot guide: https://barcelonaskatespots.wordpress.com

 

 

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