Cheam Road

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Cheam Sports Ground
Ground information
Location Sutton, London
Establishment 1858
Team information
Surrey (1969)
As of 29 August 2010
Source: Ground profile

Cheam Road is a cricket ground in Sutton, London (formerly Surrey). The first recorded match on the ground was in 1940, when Sutton United Tramps played London Counties.[1]

The ground held a single match in the 1955 Minor Counties Championship when the Surrey Second XI played the Warwickshire Second XI.[2] More recently, the ground has held Surrey Second XI matches in the Second XI Championship and the Second XI Trophy.[3][4]

Surrey played a single List-A match against Derbyshire at Cheam Road in the 1969 Player's County League.[5]

In local domestic cricket, Cheam Road is the home ground of Sutton Cricket Club[6] who play in the Surrey Premier League. Historically the cricket ground was part of the Lower Cheam House Estate and was donated to the cricket club. Having gone without a pavilion since 1858, the club bought the old waiting room at Sutton railway station and installed it at the ground. In 1906 a wooden pavilion was built, but this was destroyed during The Blitz. A replacement pavilion was constructed in 1955.


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Coordinates: 51°21′39″N 0°12′15″W / 51.36078°N 0.20430°W / 51.36078; -0.20430