Ive Farm Sports Ground Track

African Caribbean Centre (formerly)
Ive Farm Sports Ground
Ive Farm Lane
E10 5HL



Type: Cinder, 440y (approx), 5 lanes, 6 lane straight

Authority: #
Ceremonial County: Greater London

NUTS Name: London (Le)

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OS National Grid Reference: TQ 373867
National Grid Reference: 537300, 186700

Paper Maps:
A-Z Essex 4A 124
A-Z London Master 33Cc 64 (N)
A-Z London Atlas/DeLuxe 7L 45
A-Z London 2C 48
A-Z London Mini 4C 14
Collins London Comprehensive 123 EA61
Collins London 51 A2
OS Explorer Map: 173, 174
OS Pathfinder Map: 1159

Train: Leyton Midland Road NR, Leyton LU

Opening Times: The track is usually locked but there are gaps in the fence which effectively means it is open all the time. Club times (summer only) Tue & Thu 1900-2100
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: No
Charges: None

Track Diagram: Click here
Field Event Facilities: Limited - 1 HJ (sand pit), 1 LJ/TJ (1L-SE, synthetic), 1 other cinder runway (no boards) into side of HJ pit
S/C Water Jump: None

Changing: Full in pavilion at track although it is rarely open
Floodlights: None but some light from surrounding houses.
Seating: None

Clubs: None

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Other Info:
The track is an irregular shape as the westerley (first) bend is much more rounded than the other one and the distance round it is about 20 yards longer. The track was originally 440y but apparently one of the bends was subsequently reshaped leading to a slightly different length than the original but possibly not an exact 400m. The track itself is in fair condition and is a redgra surface. It is used by Eton Manor AC in the summer who have their clubhouse 400 yards from the track on Marsh Lane. They are also discussing with the local council about the possibility of installing floodlights to allow winter use. The pavilion at the track was used by the African Caribbean Centre (Waltham Forest) until 1999. There are plans to knock down the pavilion and turn the facility into a "Football in the Community" centre as the infield is a grass football pitch. This is a different location to the old Eton Manor track in Leyton. The Post Office has the road as Farm Drive but can't see this on any map.

Last update: 10/03/2001

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