King George's Park Track

King George's Park
near Court Street



Type: Cinder, 400m, 7 lanes, 7 lane straight

Ceremonial County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

NUTS Name: Tonypandy

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: SS 987927
National Grid Reference: 298700, 192700

Paper Maps:
OS Explorer Map: 166
OS Pathfinder Map: 1128
OS/Philip's Cardiff 121 E3

Train: Tonypandy

Opening Times: Open all the time (the track is surrounded by a high fence but there are large gaps in it)
Is track locked/unavailable for casual use at other times: No

Track Diagram: Click here
Field Event Facilities: Limited - 1 HJ, 1 PV (1L-SE), 3 LJ, 2 TJ, (2 LJ/TJ 1L-SE (1 synthetic), LJ only 1L-SE), 2 SP, 1 DT (internal), no HT although may be able to use DT, 1 JT (synthetic)
S/C Water Jump: Inside track but the barrier has been removed

Changing: Full in pavilion at track
Floodlights: None
Seating: None

Clubs: None

Pictures: Please browse the selection here.

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Other Info:
The track is in good condition and is obviously still used. The infield is a football pitch. It is sometimes referred to being as in Blaen Clydach or Rhondda and hosted Welsh League and Championship Meetings in the 1970s. This was probably the venue of a 46.86 HT by Leanne Jones on 12 Jun 1997. This suggests that the throwing cage which only has a DT-sized circle is also used for HT. The LJ/TJ and JT runways are synthetic.

Last update: 18/12/1999

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