Bricket Wood

Bricket Wood Sports Centre Track

Bricket Wood Sports Centre
Smug Oak Lane
Bricket Wood
ST. ALBANS
AL2 3TX

Telephone: 01923 662224
Fax: 01923 893609

Email:
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Type: Cinder, 400m/440y, 6 lanes, 6 lane straight

Authority: Hertfordshire
Ceremonial County: Hertfordshire

NUTS Name: Bricket Wood

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: TL 140018
National Grid Reference: 514000, 201800

Paper Maps:
A-Z Hertfordshire 4D 138
A-Z London Master 3Ea 6 (-)
A-Z London Atlas/DeLuxe 4M 5
A-Z St. Albans 5E 23
A-Z Watford 3B 6
Collins London Comprehensive 60 CC31
OS Explorer Map: 182
OS/Philip's Hertfordshire 155 E4

Train: Bricket Wood

Opening Times: As Centre opening times: Mon, Wed, Fri 0800-2300, Tue & Thu 0630-2300, Sat-Sun 0830-1900
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: No
Charges: None

Track Diagram: Click here
Field Event Facilities: Limited - 1 HJ (pit), no PV, 2 LJ, 1 TJ (1L-DE), 1 other disused pit, 1 SP (no board), 1 DT (no cage), no HT, 1 JT
S/C Water Jump: None

Changing: Full in Sports Centre
Floodlights: None although light from adjacent buildings should be just about adequate for track use.
Seating: None

Clubs: None

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Other Info:

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In the early 1960s, the whole estate on which the track now lies was sold by Sir David Yule to a US religious organisation. They built a university here for American kids and also built the track, swimming pool & Sports Centre which are next to the track. The university closed in the late 1970s and was bought in 1980 by CEGB to be used as their staff training college. The track & Sports Centre were then leased to the local council. National Power, the successor of CEGB, sold the training college in around 1993 but not sure if the land including the track was sold to the council or leased. The training college is now used by HSBC. The track is in fair condition but there are some weeds and it is obviously not used much. The infield is a football pitch.

Last update: 25/03/2000

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