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 the scans of badges on this page.

The Wiltshire village of Common Platt, close to Purton and Swindon, had a greyhound track in the late 1960s which was situated at 1°50' W 51°34' N. The track was located to the rear of the Forresters Arms Public House and raced on Saturday evenings.

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The track had a circumference of 400 yards, running sprints over 375 yards, standard races over 525 yards, and distance races over 600 yards.
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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 Swindon badges and artefacts for sale then email johnslusar@fsmail.net