Regent's Park

Regent's Park Track

Regent's Park
Outer Circle
LONDON

Telephone: 020 7486 7905 (not at track)
Fax: 020 7224 1895 (not at track)

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Type: Cinder, 423y, 6 lanes, 6 lane straight

Authority: Camden
Ceremonial County: Greater London

NUTS Name: London (RP)

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 277834
National Grid Reference: 527700, 183400

Paper Maps:
AA Street by Street London 126 B1 & 2 C1
A-Z London Master 40Hb 61 & 1F 191 (C)
A-Z London Atlas/DeLuxe 5D 58
A-Z London 2D 60
A-Z London Mini 1B 36
Collins London Comprehensive 140 DF68 & 272 1D
Collins London 57 J2 & 6 J1
Collins London Mini 16 G1
OS Explorer Map: 173
OS Pathfinder Map: 1159

Train: St. John's Wood LU, Camden Town LU, Baker Street LU, Regent's Park LU, Great Portland Street LU

Opening Times: Open all the time although occassionally booked by schools in the summer. Track outside main park so can be used outside of park opening hours, 0500-Dusk
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: No
Charges: None

Track Diagram: Click here
Field Event Facilities:

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Limited - 1 pit but no runway or boards
S/C Water Jump: None

Changing: None at track, toilets only nearby in Regent's Park
Floodlights: None but some light from street lights.
Seating: None

Clubs: None

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Other Info:

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This is a quaint 423y (approx. 386.8m) 1896 Olympics style cinder track with very long straights and extremely tight bends. It was in existence by 1933 when it was reportedly 421y (385m) in length and the shape of it is due to the space available at the time. The reason for this 2 yard discrepancy is not known. The track is in good condition but the surface is a bit uneven and the westerly end of the track appears to be slightly lower than the easterly one. The track is marked with 6 lanes in the summer but it is only about 5.5 proper lanes in width. When the track is marked, there are 2 lines across the track approximately 13m apart about halfway down the straight nearest the Outer Circle road which indicate the start and finish points for a 400m run. The track is in a very pleasant setting and is frequently used by City workers on a lunchtime blow out.

Last update: 14/02/2001

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