SPORT FACILITIES

The Walker Ground is focused on its purpose and future as a sporting venue available for the local community. The Ground is a multi-sport environment where you can enjoy a variety of sports, including cricket, football, hockey, netball, squash, racketball, rugby, and tennis.

Our clubs welcome new players and we are also keen to welcome spectators to watch the excellent standard of sport played at the Ground. Our clubs and some of our players compete at Premiership/County/National level whilst all our clubs cater for all levels of ability.

For more information about our clubs, please follow the links on the subsequent pages to their own club websites.

For pitch/grounds hire, please contact office@thewalkerground.co.uk

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Sports at The Walker Ground - A Timeline

 

1855    Walker brothers re-turfed Chapel Fields and arrange cricket matches
 

1859    Middlesex County Cricket Team formed by the Walker brothers
 

1864    Middlesex County Cricket Club founded
 

1877    English Test Cricket started
 

1886    Southgate Hockey Club formed
 

1907    Chapel Fields renamed The Walker Cricket Ground
 

1935    The Pavilion is built

 

1975    Squash Club founded

 

1997    Junior Football starts at the ground.  
 

1988     Middlesex County Cricket Club returned to the ground for matches
             (Mike Gatting and Justin Langer made a record first wicket partnership for the county with 368)

2015     Racketball becomes as popular as Squash at the ground.