Marlpit Lane Bowling Green


Friends of Marlpit Lane bowling green reopen site, but help still needed

Posted on June 16th, by Charles King in Culture. No Comments

Charles King celebrates the return of a Coulsdon favourite, but your help is still wanted

Four years ago, the previous Conservative administration at Croydon Council announced (without any consultation) that they intended to close the public bowling green at Marlpit Lane Memorial Park in Coulsdon and would no longer be maintaining it. Over time, they intended to remove the turf and replace it with … Read More »



Local Croydon Youth help keep Green green

Posted on August 25th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

The Marlpit Lane Bowling Green has recently partnered with the Headstart scheme in order to give youth volunteers from Croydon the chance to help run the green.

Release begins: Croydon teenagers are getting a headstart in lawn bowls in Coulsdon. Youth volunteers from the Headstart scheme are busy at the Coulsdon Memorial Ground, helping the FMLBG to run the park’s public bowling green.

Headstart provides young people … Read More »



Coulsdon bowling green starts summer classes for young players

Posted on June 13th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Bowls is a sport usually played by older generations but now it has been opened up to younger players. Friends of Marlpit Lane Bowling Green has opened a club for younger players starting on Wednesday which will run throughout the summer. Everyone is welcome and players do not need bring anything as the club provides equipment and coaching.

Release begins: Giant Marbles, the FMLBG’s new family lawn bowls … Read More »



New benches installed at bowling green in Coulsdon South

Posted on May 30th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

New benches have been installed at Marlpit Lane Bowling Green. After receiving a grant the Friends of Marlpit Lane Bowling Green were able to get a new bench for the Coulsdon Memorial Ground. Now three new benches line the bowling green and parts of the damaged path have also been restored.

Release begins: On 26th March, the Friends of Marlpit Lane Bowling Green secured a £1000 grant … Read More »