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Cricket at London Shenley Club


Designed by the renowned W G Grace, The London Shenley Club has rapidly become one of the most attractive cricket venues in the country and a major cricketing centre of excellence.

History

The Denis Compton Oval was designed by the renowned W G Grace. The Porter Family owned the Shenley estate in the latter part of the 19th century and it was they who asked W G Grace to design the ground to the dimensions of The Oval. Thankfully, W G Grace accepted this request and the grounds are now open for all to enjoy today.

On the 22nd June 1997, Denis Compton, the legendary Middlesex and England cricketer unveiled The Denis Compton Oval. Since its unveiling Denis Compton Oval has rapidly become one of the most attractive cricket venues in the country and a major cricketing centre of excellence.

A multitude of national and county teams have played on The Denis Compton Oval, these have included the national teams of South Africa, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, the West Indies, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Ireland & Scotland.

“The best ground I’ve played on outside the test arena.”
– Muttiah Muralitharan
“probably the most beautiful ground in England and therefore the world.”
– The Evening Standard

Enquire about your Cricket event

For more information, to book a viewing of the venue or for a bespoke quotation, please fill out the form below or call us on 01923 859022 and our dedicated events team will be in touch.

Corporate Cricket

Companies have been coming to play on the historic Shenley Cricket Ground for decades. Inter-company Cricket Days are very popular as are our after work games. Our facilities are enhanced during the summer months with the addition of our Summer Marquee catering for up to 300 people. We have 4 Corporate Cricket packages available to suit all needs and price ranges.

The main ground is 17 pitch square and purpose-built with an electronically controlled score box. The main ground is complimented by the adjoining nursery ground with its own 10 pitch square, outdoor nets and car parking adjacent to the pavilion. It’s the place to play first class cricket.

The Pavilion is picturesquely situated between the two grounds and consists of:

  • 4 players’ changing rooms
  • 1 umpires’ changing room
  • The Long Room and bar
  • First floor dining room
  • Plus all necessary ancillary facilities

The beautiful and well known grounds along with the magnificent multipurpose Pavilion provide all the necessary one would desire for First Class Cricket.