Friern Barnet

Bethune Park Track

Bethune Park
Bethune Avenue
LONDON

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Type: Cinder (no longer exists - grassed over), 440y, 4 lanes, 4 lane straight

Authority:
Ceremonial County: Greater London

NUTS Name: London (FB)

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OS National Grid Reference: TQ 280928
National Grid Reference: 528000, 192800

Paper Maps:
A-Z London Master 21Hb 41 (N)
A-Z London Atlas/DeLuxe 4D 26
A-Z London 4J 15
Collins London Comprehensive 98 DF49
Collins London 31 J4
OS Explorer Map: 173

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Other Info:

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The track is believed to have been built in the 1940s and was grassed over in about the early 1990s. It had very long bends and consequently short straights (about 50 metres) with an additional spur to incorporate a 100 yards straight. The track was the former training base of Barnet & District AC. No hurdles took place as the club did not have any! The site of the track is now a grass football pitch in the winter although the A-Z depicts it as a cricket ground and it was certainly used as such in the past. The course of the track is just about detectable. There is still a LJ/TJ runway in one corner which is of a green matting type surface although it is badly weather beaten. The boards look OK and there is sand in the pit. There is also a throwing circle across the other side of the field.

Last update: 16/09/2002

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