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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London South East: Troytown Woodpeckers

About the team

Track was at Troytown, Peckham, SE15.

circa 1950 - 1953.

The track itself was built by the local riders, one of which was Brian Melville.

Track taken over by the Nunhead Dragons.

Raced in the South London League.

Club Manager: Bill Reeves.

Club Secretary: Miss ? Reeves.

Club Secretary: J. Single, 32 Barset Road, Nunhead SE15.


  • Cyril Cooper
  • "Danny" Daniel
  • Brian Jarrett
  • Johnny Last
  • Brian Melville
  • Bill Reeves
  • Harry Rowland
  • Maurice Rowland