British Aerospace Company Ground

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British Aerospace Company Ground
Ground information
Location Byfleet, Surrey
Establishment Between 1914-1918
Capacity 5,000
Team information
Surrey (1970-1979)
As of 29 August 2010
Source: Ground profile

British Aerospace Company Ground was a cricket ground in Byfleet, Surrey. The ground was built as a works venue for the nearby Vickers-Armstrongs factor at nearby Brooklands. In 1920 a factory side was established, although the first recorded match on the ground was in 1970, when Surrey played Warwickshire in what was the grounds first List-A match. From 1970 to 1979, the ground played host to 10 List-A matches, the last of which was between Surrey and Warwickshire in the 1979 John Player League.[1]

The ground also hosted 7 Surrey Second XI matches in the Second XI Championship between 1970 and 1978.[2]

1979 was to be the final year in which the ground was used, with the M25 motorway being constructed through it.[3]


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Coordinates: 51°20′34″N 0°29′04″W / 51.34278°N 0.48435°W / 51.34278; -0.48435