Welcome to the Website for Clockhouse (Upminster) Bowling Club
The Club welcomes new members, either existing bowlers or beginners. Our green is situated in Clock House Gardens, St Marys Lane, Upminster, close to Waitrose, in delightful surroundings. We play in competitive leagues for both men and ladies. There are also friendly matches with other local Clubs and, if you so wish, just some social bowling. We are a friendly social Club and run several social events throughout the year.
Friday 17th August - Ladies Day
County Champions of Champions
Rebecca Smith won the Area Final beating June Linehan from Rainham 21-11.
Rebecca now plays in the County Finals on Saturday 25th August at Essex County, Westcliff on Sea.
County Unbadged Singles
Hayley Kenny won the Area Final against Christina Allen from Upminster 21-10 on Wednesday 15th August.
Hayley now plays in the County Finals on Saturday 25th August at Essex County.
Warley Woods Knockout Triples Competition
Rebecca Smith, Michelle Carlin and Margaret Tinton have reached the finals of this competition.
The Final will be on Friday August 31st at Haynes Park, 2.00 pm start.
Hartswood League Knockout Triples Final
Stella Briton, Sandra Ringshaw and Michelle Carlin have reached the final and play a team from Upminster
on Friday 17th August 10.30 at Liberty.
Sunday 5th August - Ron Plews Challenge Trophy & Memorial Cup
24 members gathered for this annual Men v Ladies challenge, consisting of 3 rinks each playing 18 ends with the winning team based on overall points. The result was a resounding win for the Men with rink scores of 22-11, 20-8 and a closer 14-13, giving a final result of 56-32.
For the third year running Peter Lowe, Mens Captain, accepted the trophy, presented by Joyce Plews who was accompanied by her family to support the event.
Sunday 8th July - Alvera Plate
22 members took part in the Alvera Plate mixed pairs 2 wood competition on a very warm afternoon, each pair playing 4 rounds of 8 ends. With 2 points for a win and 1 for a draw, the winning pair were Jane Legge and Peter Galloway with 7 points.
Runners up with 6 points were Val Hayes and Trevor Plank.
Saturday 1st July - Selected Pairs
With a very poor entry, the Mens Selected Pairs competition went ahead with 12 members taking part. Winners on the day were Terry Robson and Peter Galloway with runners-up Peter Lowe and Colin Lincoln.
Saturday 23rd June - Presidents Day
Clockhouse Members make their mark at Leamington
Club Championships 2017
Table Top Sale
Do you still have Christmas gifts that have NOT found a home yet?
Are their unused, unwrapped items sitting in your cupboards?
Maybe dvd’s or cd’s you have not watched or listened to for longer than you can remember
If so please bring them to the club so they can find a home for someone who may like them and raise some funds.
Please note this is NOT a request for used unwanted items.
The last thing the club needs is more jumble hanging round the club.
Day at the Races
Thursday 4th October 2018
Coach from Upminster and entry to race course £31.00
Sheet on the notice board.
Potters Week 2018
Monday 24th - 28th September
Contact Ron Hilditch
or Ada Goodall
Details on notice board.
£40 deposit by 8th January 2018 will secure booking.
Presentation Lunch 2018
Sunday 28th October 2018
£20 per person
£5 deposit by 12th August
3 course lunch
1 guest per member
Maximum 90 places.
List in the Clubhouse, so sign up.
Saturday 17th November 2018
Magician Paul Clancy
More details to follow