2018

TQ3274 : Herne Hill Velodrome

taken 6 years ago, near to Dulwich, Southwark, England

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Herne Hill Velodrome
Herne Hill Velodrome
Built in 1891, the track was used as an Olympic venue in 1948.

Unlike a modern Olympic velodrome (which will have an inner circumference of 250m, and banking of about 45), Herne Hill is a shallow concrete bowl measuring approximately 450m with the steepest banking 30.

Members of the Anerley Bicycle Club (founded 1881) attending a coached track session.

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TQ3274, 206 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Peter Trimming   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 25 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 January, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3277 7414 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.0412N 0:5.4401W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3277 7416
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