ST HELENS (HOUGHTON ROAD) GREYHOUND STADIUM

This site is not an official website for the track shown here and is neither approved or endorsed by the stadium. I am indebted to Richard English for helping to construct this page. 

The Lancashire town of St Helens had a greyhound track situated at 2° 42' W 53° 27' N and built on Houghton Road around the local football ground. ┬áThe track opened in 1994 and operated as an independently run track throughout its history.

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The stadium closed in 2000 and a housing estate is built on the ground on which the former track stood.
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I am grateful to Jon Seddon for the following link to a map showing the whereabouts of the old track
http://www.old-maps.co.uk/maps.html?txtXCoord=353932&txtYCoord=393444

This section gives a comprehensive picture of the badges produced by the track throughout the ages, but only provides the briefest of glimpses of its history. For those wishing to undertake further research we can recommend a visit to

http://astore.amazon.co.uk/wwwgreyhoundd-21 where further reading can be undertaken.

If you have rare St Helens Houghton Road racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email johnslusar@fsmail.net