Brentwood

Brentwood School Track

Middleton Hall Lane
BRENTWOOD

Telephone: 01277 243243 (Head of P.E.)
Fax: 01277 243325 (Head of P.E.)

Email:
Website: http://www.brentwoodschool.com/

Type: Synthetic, 400m, 6 lanes, 6 lane straight

Authority: Essex
Ceremonial County: Essex

NUTS Name: Brentwood

Electronic Map Links:
Multimap 1:10,000 (Street Level)
Multimap 1:25,000 (Area Level)
Multimap 1:50,000 (Area Level)
Multimap 1:100,000 (Road Level)
Multimap 1:200,000 (Road Level)
Streetmap (Street Level)
Streetmap (Area Level)
Streetmap (Road Map)

OS National Grid Reference: TQ 602937
National Grid Reference: 560200, 193700

Paper Maps:
A-Z Essex 8H 99
A-Z London Master 19Ae 33 (NE)
Collins London Comprehensive 108 FY47
OS Explorer Map: 175
OS Pathfinder Map: 1142
Red Book Brentwood 9 H1
Red Book Essex 14 D3

Train: Brentwood

Opening Times: No public times.
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: Yes
Charges: N/A

Track Diagram: Not available
Field Event Facilities:
S/C Water Jump: Inside track but the barrier has been removed

Changing: Limited in pavilion at track
Floodlights: None
Seating: None

Track Certification:

Clubs: None

Pictures: Please browse the selection here. There are some pictures of the synthetic track opening meeting on the Brentwood School website.

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There are some pictures of the synthetic track opening meeting on the Brentwood School website.
Click here to see the list of pictures for this track.




Other Info:
This was originally a redgra track and was built by an old schoolmaster in the 1950s. It was in excellent condition and was actually about 6.5 lanes width but only 6 lanes were marked out and was never converted from 440 yards. The track was upgraded to synthetic in 2012 and opened by Fatima Whitbread. It is set in a beautifully maintained grass sports ground. The school is located near to the track at Ingrave Road, BRENTWOOD, CM15 8AS. Dorothy Odam set a world high jump record at Brentwood School Playing Fields on 29th May 1939 in the Southern Counties championships presumably when there was only a grass track here. Sophie Elliott-Lynn also set world high jump record at Brentwood on 6th Aug 1923 although the performance is listed as doubtful and it is not known whether this mark was recorded here as well. In 1995 there were plans drawn up to build a synthetic track in Brentwood at the Brentwood Centre on Doddinghurst Road but these fell through.

Last update: 14/05/2015

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