SK3389 : Stadium, Owlerton, Sheffield, S.Yorks

taken 3 years ago, 3 km from Parson Cross, Sheffield, Great Britain

Stadium, Owlerton, Sheffield, S.Yorks
Stadium, Owlerton, Sheffield, S.Yorks
The Owlerton track became the second ‘oval circuit’ stadium in Sheffield to be used for greyhound racing, after one in Darnall. It opened for dog racing in January 1932 having been previously used for speedway racing since 30 March 1929. Since then, the stadium has closed on two occasions, once to meet safety and associated refurbishment requirements and then in 1990 following a mistake with its betting licence. Most recently, A&S Leisure (the owners of five casino restaurants) purchased the track and they have reportedly spent £3 million on further refurbishments.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 February, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 19 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Stadium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3374 8998 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.3340N 1:29.6373W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3374 8997
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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