Sandhurst

Oak Grove Stadium

The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
Haig Road
CAMBERLEY
GU15 4PQ

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Type: Synthetic, 400m, 6 lanes, 8 lane straight

Authority: Bracknell Forest
Ceremonial County: Berkshire

NUTS Name: Sandhurst

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OS National Grid Reference: SU 855606
National Grid Reference: 485500, 160600

Paper Maps:
A-Z Berkshire 3K 119
A-Z Bracknell 4H 23
A-Z Hampshire 7H 19
A-Z Surrey 9L 49
OS Explorer Map: 160
OS Pathfinder Map: 1189
OS/Philip's Berkshire 150 C3
OS/Philip's North Hampshire 35 E3
OS/Philip's Surrey 64 F6
Red Book Berkshire 35 G6

Train: Blackwater, Camberley (1.5M)

Opening Times: Not open to the public
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: Yes
Charges: N/A

Track Diagram: Click here
Field Event Facilities:

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Limited - 1 HJ (synthetic), 1 PV (synthetic, 1L-SE), 1 LJ, 1 TJ (synthetic, 2L-SE), 1 SP (EXT), 1 DT/HT (1C-EXT), no JT
S/C Water Jump: Outside track

Changing: Toilets and room only in the Oak Grove Pavilion next to the track
Floodlights: The all-weather pitch in the infield is fully floodlit
Seating: 75 (approx) covered. There are uncovered benches on the back straight and first bend with seating for 82 (approx).

Track Certification:

Clubs: None

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Other Info:

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This track is inside the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst which is where prospective Army officers are trained. In 2000 it was redgra 6 lanes all round and 7 lanes straight and was is in excellent condition and in a very pleasant setting as it is largely surrounded by trees. It has subsequently been upgraded to synthetic with an extra lane added on the home straight but the infield, as in 2000, is an all-weather hockey pitch. The throwing circles are thus external to the track but the landing sectors are slightly downhill and there is no permanent JT runway. The track has been in existence since at least the 1950s and clearly staged full meetings before the all-weather pitch was built. The track is in Berkshire but the official address of the Academy is just over the border in Surrey. The Royal Military College at Sandhurst (as it was called then) first staged an athletics sports in 1849 and this is considered to be the first such organised meeting in the UK.

Last update: 01/03/2015

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