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EP 023 | Rachel Lynch of The Urban Factory

It was absolutely fabulous to welcome onto JPAD Tune-In Coach Laura of 230 Intensives. Was fantastic to hear what she has been up to and how she has developed and built a business in Lockdown to being very busy in-demand workshop offering

JPAD Tune In meet Rachel Lynch of North East Cheer, Rachel Lynch meet JPAD Tune In. Wow, just wow!! Absolutely fantastic conversation with the wonderful Rachel, not only about cheerleading but the mentality and business approach it takes to running a program.

Tumbles, Stunts, Pyramids, Dance, Jumps… Cheerleading has it all, so its a pretty good job The Urban Factory is the home of North East Cheer.

North East Cheer prides itself on being one of the longest established and largest programmes in the region, and with The Urban Factory being one of the largest cheerleading venues in Europe… you have landed in the right place!

With a successful past, North East Cheer have represented the UK at the 2010 and 2013 Worlds, and competed at every Europe Championship between 2007-2015.

North East Cheer have recently represented the UK at one of the worlds most prestigious competitions, The Summit. The event was held in Florida April 2019 and 43 local athletes from North East Cheer travelled out to compete.


The Urban Factory is a bespoke training facility based in South Tyneside. Serving the whole North East we offer high quality training in Cheerleading, Tumbling, Gymnastics, Parkour (Freerunning). In addition to a vast evening and weekend programme , we also offer school programmes, Pre-School Classes, parties and venue hire.

TUF is one of the largest training facilities in the country and we are incredibly proud of the work achieved. Our venue offers a full 9 panel cheerleading competition floor, a 7 panel sprung gymnastic floor, 6 panel matted floor, 1 fast track and 1 tumble track. We also have a purpose build parkour area. In addition to the above, she also have a range of soft play equipment.

The Urban Factory provides a fun, safe and inclusive environment for local families to enjoy a wide range of exciting and innovative activities. We hope our members build confidence, gain new friends and feel part of a fantastic network of local families.

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