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CHELMSFORD (Pump Lane)

Probably one of the shortest ever existence of a Greyhound Racing venue was the one staged at Pump Lane Corner. Pump Lane Corner lies on the outskirts of the parish of Springfield, an area located roughly two miles north east of Chelmsford in Essex. Although the...

BRENTWOOD (The Hive)

The Essex town of Brentwood lies about twenty miles north west of the city of London just on the northern fringes of the M25 orbital motorway. Today, the town is home to an amateur football club known as Brentwood Town who play their home matches at Brentwood Centre...

BRENTWOOD (Chain Bridge)

The Essex town and the surrounds of Brentwood have hosted Greyhound Racing at more than one venue over the years. This chapter covers the one that featured during the early 1930’s, just outside a small village called Mountnessing. Mountnessing lies just off the...

THAXTED

Thaxted is a small town in the county of Essex roughly fifteen miles north of Chelmsford. The venue was known as Long Daisy Meadow, and it is known that it staged its first meeting on August 16th 1930. The first of the nine race meeting was won by a hound named...