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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London North: Edmonton CSC

Track at Montagu Road, Lower Edmonton, London N9(opened in1955).

Competed from 1960 - 1972.

Raced in British League from 1960 onwards.

Cinder track was broken up in the winter of 1961/62 and replaced with a tarmac track. The new track was a replica of the Hollandse Welpen's track in Hilversum, Holland, which was used for the 1958 World Championship.

Raced in the British Cycle Speedway Federation League, withdrew from this prior to the start of the 1963 season.

Club President: Irene Handl(Radio & Stage Star).

Club Secretary: Mick Jeffery, 37 Hereward Gardens, London N17(1962).

Club Secretary: Mick Boddy, 37 Bateman Road, Croxley Green, Rickmansworth, Herts(1964).

Club Manager: Vic Cowell from 1960 - 1970(approx).

Club Manager: Roy Delaney.

Club Manager in the 70s: Mr Jackson.

Individual Honours.

1960 Les Westwood(12) won the World Individual Championships at Garrett Park, South London. Runner-up was Brian Moston(11) of Manchester, after a run-off with Fred Boutell of Wembley. Les was 26yrs old at the time.

1960 Les Westwood & Paul Bowden won the BCSF British League Best Pairs at Tottenham.

Team Honours.

1960 won the London Charity Cup plus the Autumn Cup.

1960 BCSF British League Title Winners(won on a superior points difference), runners-up South London Rangers..

1960 BCSF "Gold Cup" winners, beating Tatnum(Poole)73-33 at Edmonton.

1961 BCSF British League Title Winners, runners-up South London Rangers..

1961 BCSF "Gold Cup" winners, beating South London 57-50 at Edmonton. The trophy was presented by Irene Handl, who was starring at the time at The Strand Theatre, London.

1962 British League Title Winners.

1962 BCSF "Gold Cup" winners, beating Horspath 55-53 at South London.

1968 winners of the London Five-A-Side Championship.

Speedway Riders.

Alan Emmett rode for Rayleigh and Hackney.

Riders

  • Tony Balding
  • Mick Boddy
  • Fred Boutell
  • Paul Bowden
  • Pete Brazier
  • Henk De Bruin
  • L. Burnett
  • Pete Chapman
  • Vic Cowell
  • D. Cox
  • .... Dilley
  • T. Elliott
  • Alan Emmett
  • Micky Hall
  • J. Healey
  • Bob Isaacs
  • Alan Jackson
  • Paul Jackson
  • Mick Jeffery
  • Dave Keay
  • Jeff Lewis
  • Tony Mobbs
  • Terry Porter
  • Charlie Read
  • Malcolm Reading
  • Brian Robbins
  • S. Robbins
  • R. Sherlock
  • Tom Sweetman
  • Derek Wallbanks
  • Terry Walters
  • Les Westwood
  • Fred Williamson
  • Derek Wills
  • Peter Wolfe
  • Graham Wood

1970s.

  • Andy Davis
  • Miss Janet Burnett
  • Laurence Burnett
  • G. Cornwall
  • Vic Haines
  • Paul Jackson
  • Les Mitchell
  • Gary 'Mogs' Morgan
  • K. Perkins
  • Gary Robbins
  • Paul Russo
  • Paul Smith
  • Barry Stephens
  • Nicky Stephens
  • John Tyler
  • Russ Williams