The Addington Golf Club


The Addington Golf Club, 205 Shirley Church Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5AB

Phone Number 02087 771 055
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Q: Who designed The Addington golf course and when?
A: The Addington was designed in 1913 by John Frederick Abercromby, known as JF Abercromby or ‘Aber’.

Q: What is unique about the views from the course?
A: The course offers expansive views of London from hilltop tees, particularly at the 14th and 16th holes, with sights of landmarks like the Crystal Palace mast, Natwest Tower, Canary Wharf, and the Shard.

Q: What is the history behind The Addington Golf Syndicate?
A: The Addington Golf Syndicate was incorporated on 10 July 1913 with a share capital of £1000. Abercromby managed the course build and remained involved until his death in 1935.

Q: What was the initial public reaction to the creation of the course?
A: There was controversy, with a local paper in 1913 criticizing the creation of a golf course in Addington Park, suggesting it would be reserved for people of high social standing.

Q: How prestigious was The Addington Golf Club historically?
A: Between the two World Wars, The Addington became one of the most favored clubs around London and was informally known as ‘Royal Addington.’ King George VI became the Patron of the Club in 1937.

Q: What options are available for societies and corporate days?
A: The Addington offers golfing packages for groups of 16 or more players, including event prizes, goody bags, longest drive & nearest the pin markers, and pre-game golf clinics led by PGA professionals.

Q: How can I book a society or corporate golf day?
A: For more information or to check availability, you can submit an enquiry or call us at 020 8777 1055.

Q: Are there any booking requirements or restrictions?
A: All bookings require a minimum of 16 golfers and are subject to availability and the club's terms of business. Golf days are available Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays. The Addington is a cashless venue, accepting only card or Apple/Google Pay.

Q: Can The Addington Golf Club accommodate charity golf days?
A: Yes, The Addington is an excellent venue for charity golf days, offering support to help raise money, including donations for prizes and auctions.

Q: What payment methods are accepted at The Addington Golf Club?
A: The Addington Golf Club is a cashless venue. All payments must be made via card or Apple/Google Pay.