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Betts Park Sign
Anerley, last trace of the Croydon Canal.

Betts Park is a public park in Penge, London Borough of Bromley, England. It has a number of attractions, including part of the old Croydon Canal. It was opened in December 1928.[1]

Location[edit]

Betts Park is in the Anerley area of Penge and is publicly owned. The park's main entrance is in Anerley Road. There are other entrances in Seymour Villas, Croydon Road and Betts Way.[2]

History[edit]

The park was created from land donated by Mr Frederick Betts, a local property owner. The park originally included a public library too. It was opened in December 1928 and was named after Frederick's mother.[3]

The park also includes one of the last remnants of the short-lived Croydon Canal.[4]

Facilities[edit]

Its facilities now include a football pitch, ball court, goal posts, skateboard area, and a children's play area.[5]

Friends[edit]

London Borough of Bromley offers a scheme for locals to become a part of a friend group for the many parks. These groups are made up of volunteers who want to help discuss how the local parks are maintained, used and developed. Betts Park is part of this scheme.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Betts, Matthew. "Betts Name Research: Family Grows on Trees". Retrieved 23 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Betts, Matthew. "Betts Name Research: Family Grows on Trees". Retrieved 1 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Betts, Matthew. "Betts Name Research: Family Grows on Trees". Retrieved 17 November 2011. 
  4. ^ Geezer, Diamond. "Life viewed from London E3". Retrieved 20 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "London Borough of Bromley Information.". Retrieved 23 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "Become a park friend or volunteer". Retrieved 23 January 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°24′32″N 0°03′53″W / 51.4089°N 0.0647°W / 51.4089; -0.0647



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Bradford Era
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 04:08:11 -0700

Local food vendors, displays and musical entertainment will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. On Saturday, Betts Park activities open at 1 p.m. There will be a DJ from 1 to 4 p.m. at the pavilion and a birds of prey show between 1 and 5 p.m. Bingo will be ...
 
Titusville Herald
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:36:33 -0700

16, the club will meet in Betts Park, in Warren, at 10 a.m., for a cruise along the Allegheny River, from Kinzua Dam to Warren. On Sept. 6, the club will hold a cleanup at French Creek, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with members meeting at the Bicentennial ...

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YourErie
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:53:36 -0700

Then the patriotic celebration continues into Saturday, with fireworks beginning at 10 PM at Conneaut Lake Park, Canadohta Lake and at Betts Park in Warren. At Pymatuning State Park, fireworks are expected to start at dusk. And also on Saturday, Lake ...
 
ErieTVNews
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:11:15 -0700

Sponsored by the Youngsville Recreation Commission, the 4th annual Canoe-Kayak Poker Run will take place on Saturday, August 23rd on the Allegheny River. The event begins at the Kinzua Dam Boat Launch and ends at Betts Park Boat Launch.
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