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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 ...
 
GoErie.com
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 09:26:08 -0700

Betts Park, Warren: Fourth of July events -- including vendors, rides, crafts, kids activities, music and more -- take place Friday through Sunday; fireworks display Saturday at 10 p.m.. Stateline Speedway, Busti, N.Y.: "Papa" Don Frank Memorial ...
 
GoErie.com
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:59:46 -0700

Betts Park, Warren: Fourth of July events -- including vendors, rides, crafts, kids activities, music and more -- take place Friday through Sunday; fireworks display Saturday at 10 p.m.. Friday. Lawrence Park Township: Fourth of July parade starts at 2 ...

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YourErie
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:32:05 -0800

City officials have also designated Betts Park and the Municipal Pool parking lot for parking for the workers. A shuttle will take the workers from the parking lot to the refinery, so there will be no extra traffic on the city streets. The refinery ...
 
Washington Observer Reporter
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:56:31 -0800

According to the Times Observer, a candlelight vigil was held Thursday at Betts Park in Warren for the safe return of McKee, 27, after he went missing following a gas well fire in Greene County. The article said McKee, who was working for Cameron ...

PinkNews.co.uk

PinkNews.co.uk
Sun, 19 May 2013 08:24:53 -0700

Christopher Bryant, 42, and his partner Damon Truluck, 38, were walking home across Betts Park in Penge, in the London Borough of Bromley, when six men approached them. Speaking to PinkNews.co.uk on Sunday afternoon, Mr Bryant said: “We saw them ...
 
NIU Today
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 09:47:19 -0700

The NIU Art Museum will present “On Watching and Being Seen,” an exhibition featuring 28 artists from the Chicago area to around the globe. This show will be held in all four galleries of the NIU Art Museum from Tuesday, Aug. 27, through Saturday, Oct ...
 
Huffington Post
Tue, 21 May 2013 14:20:44 -0700

"Christopher Bryant, editor of Polari magazine, and his partner Damon were walking home from Bryant's birthday dinner through South London's Betts Park when the couple was intercepted by a group of six men, who started speeding up and following the ...
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