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Report - Coventry Speedway, Brandon, July 2020


HammoLammo

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Me and my team had a great explore around this place today and relatively easy access. This place is amazing!

The Coventry Speedway, also known as the Coventry stadium, opened up in 1928. It was home to the Coventry bees motorcycle speedway team. From 1978 to 2016 the stadium also hosted greyhound racing but after the 2016 season they Unfortunately closed the stadium down for good. Since then there have been petitions to try and save the stadium and reopen but this has not been successful and still the place stands abandoned.

Like I said me and my team had a really fun explore here, there was a car patrolling around the outside but other then that we had no problems.
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Calamity Jane

i see beauty in the unloved, places & things
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Sad to see it still going downhill. Some different perspectives there. Sad really
 

treehugger

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Wow. Last time I saw the place was about 12 years back for banger racing. What a mess, wonder whats being done with the site?
 

mookster

grumpy sod
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Wow. Last time I saw the place was about 12 years back for banger racing. What a mess, wonder whats being done with the site?
The locals don't want it to be housing, they would love it to once again host speedway/bangers etc. They'd much rather have that than a load of shitty new houses in a village that can't handle it, so at the moment it's in a total impass.
 

Cortinalights

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Strewth I remember the Coventry Bees speedway team, they were one of the top sides 15 years ago, didn't even know they had folded. Some really interesting photos there and weird to see it looking like this, nice report
 

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