Glasgow

Greenfield Recreation Ground Track

Greenfield Recreation Ground
Duror Street
GLASGOW

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Type: Hard, 400m, lanes, lane straight

Authority:
Ceremonial County: Glasgow

NUTS Name: Glasgow (Gr)

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OS National Grid Reference: NS 640648
National Grid Reference: 264000, 664800

Paper Maps:
A-Z Glasgow 5H 85
Collins Glasgow Streetfinder Colour Atlas 38 AA13
OS Explorer Map: 342
OS Pathfinder Map: 417

Train: Carntyne

Opening Times:
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: Unknown - should assume Yes
Charges:

Track Diagram: Not available
Field Event Facilities:

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Limited - HJ
S/C Water Jump: None

Changing:
Floodlights: None
Seating: None

Clubs: None

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Other Info:

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This track is actually the Greenfield Track (sic) which was supposed to be synthetic but never came into being. Apparently in about 1990 after laying a concete base, the track was laid with an unsatisfactory 3mm thick synthetic surface. It was then decided that it would be unsafe as it was built over mine workings and so, although the site had been surrounded by houses for about 25 years, the project was halted. It was swiftly vandalised as it was only surrounded by a five foot railing and was never used for serious athletics. It is however still there today and the surface is reported to be covered in mud, slime and rubbish. There are no field-event facilities other than a HJ jump fan and the home straight is wider than the back.

Last update: 06/01/2002

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