Croydon Sports Arena

Albert Road
SE25 4QL

Telephone: 020 8654 3462
Fax: yes but number unknown


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

Authority: #
Ceremonial County: Greater London

NUTS Name: London (Cr)

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 350678
National Grid Reference: 535000, 167800

Paper Maps:
AA Street by Street London 230 A2
A-Z Bromley & Orpington 2H 13
A-Z Croydon 7B 6
A-Z London Master 71Yb 148 (S)
A-Z London Atlas/DeLuxe 9G 109
A-Z London 5J 125
A-Z Surrey 4F 46
Collins London Comprehensive 202 DW99
Collins London 95 F5
OS Explorer Map: 161
OS Pathfinder Map: 1191
OS/Philip's Surrey 43 C4

Train: Arena TramLink, Norwood Junction

Opening Times: Mon, Wed, Fri 0900-1600, Tue & Thu 0900-2100, Sat-Sun 0900-1300
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: Yes
Charges: Adult 1.50, Junior 1.00

Track Diagram: Click here
Field Event Facilities: Full - 1 HJ, 3 PV (1L-CE, 1L-SE but unusable), 3 LJ/TJ (1L-DE, 1L-SE shared with PV), 1 SP, 1 DT/HT (1C-INT), 2 JT
S/C Water Jump: Inside track, height fixed

Changing: Full
Floodlights: Yes
Seating: 388 covered. There is also covered terracing on the back straight and uncovered terracing on the home straight.

Track Certification: Restricted - valid until 28th Feb 2005 (survey records before any records can be ratified)

Clubs: Croydon Harriers, Striders of Croydon AC

Pictures: Please browse the selection here.

The display of inline maps of track locations is no longer
a free service and so has had to be withdrawn

Please use the Electronic Map links

Sponsorship for is being sought
Please contact Tim Grose

Click the picture for a larger view
Click here to see the list of pictures for this track.

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Other Info:
The track was originally cinder and a 10x400 relay was held on 5th March 1989 to mark the end of it. The track is served by a stop called Arena on the Croydon TramLink System which opened in 2000. Further details are here.

Last update: 10/07/2000

Please send any amendments to Tim Grose

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