About the Club

Eight gentlemen decided that they wanted their own bowling green and then went about the purchase of a parcel of land in Grosvenor Road Wallington. They built a spacious pavilion and six rinks were laid, thus Wallington Bowling Club was born.

 

The accuracy of the Green was praised by the Club’s many visitors, an occurrence that still happens today. The clubhouse had a spacious assembly hall on the first floor where the club held its Dinner & Dance, social functions and held Whist Drives during WW11 for the Red Cross. A feature of Wallington's entertainment was the annual visit by the Concert Artists Bowling Club. Some well-known Artist's made the visit including Rob Wilton, Hattie Jacques and Middleton Wood, no doubt, after the game the visitors would have entertained.

 

In 1925, the Club was honoured by a visit from the New Zealand touring team who presented the Club with a cup, which is still played for today. Outside honours up to September 1939 were abundant, for both the Club and individuals, these included both the Eastbourne and Brighton Open Singles, plus a host of EBA and Surrey awards. This theme has continued throughout the years, featuring many trophies over the intervening years. The Club were founder members of the East Surrey League and the TONS league, and are active in both leagues.

 

Wallington’s Ladies section was established in 1975 and have a fully equal status within the club. They were also founder members of the East Surrey Ladies’ League in 1993.

The Committee for 2020

President
Keith Woods

Vice President
Gary Pumford

Hon. Gen. Sec.
Ron Cain


Ass. Hon. Gen. Sec.
Kate Mosley

Captains

Keith Woods

Marilyn Williams

Fixture Secretary's
Geoff Farnish
Margaret Woods


Bowling Members
Ken Atkinson
Paul Mosley
Grace Stanley
Shirley Hext


Social Members                            
Jenny Drayton  
Mavis French
Carol Chubb


Social Committee
Jenny Drayton  Sec.
Maureen Coyle
Pat Dutfield
Roy Dutfield
Mavis French
Peter French
Alice Hartley
Jean Renvoize
Chris Renvoize

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