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Inner London’s only community cricket ground is to get a new pavilion thanks to a £150,000 charity grant.

Islington Gazette (UK) – Cash from the London Marathon Charitable Trust aims to re-establish Wray Crescent Open Space in Finsbury Park as the home of community cricket.

Summary

  • Cash from the London Marathon Charitable Trust aims to re-establish Wray Crescent Open Space in Finsbury Park as the home of community cricket.
  • It will also allow disability cricket to be played there for the first time.
  • Islington Council will carry out the project alongside Islington Cricket Club and local schools.
  • Islington’s environment chief Cllr Claudia Webbe said: “Wray Crescent Open Space is home to the only public cricket ground in inner London.
  • It’s a vital asset for all fans of the sport and helps to encourage future generations of cricket stars to try their hand at the sport.

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