Welcome to the Website for Clockhouse (Upminster) Bowling Club
The Club welcomes new members, either existing bowlers or beginners. Our green is situated in Clockhouse 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.
Ladies Top Club - Saturday 29th June
On Saturday 29th June, the hottest day of the year so far and in temperatures reaching 30 degrees or more Clockhouse Ladies battled their way through the Area Final of the County Top Club competition, beating arch rivals Aveley on three out of four rinks and by 16 shots overall to earn themselves a place in the Semi-Final against Thorpe-le-Soken at Stock and Buttsbury Bowling Club on Sunday 7th July commencing at 10.30am.
Singles player Hayley Kenny won 21-20, the pairs, Margaret Tinton and Rebecca Smith won 17-15, the triples, Patricia Heather, Sandra Ringshaw and Stella Briton lost 14-16 and the fours team of Val Hayes, Debbie Walmsley, Michelle Carlin and Hazel Pudney won 25-10.
County Top Club 2nd Round - Saturday 15th June
Clockhouse Ladies played their second round match in the County Top Club competition away to Rainham on a fairly heavy green and had excellent wins across all 4 disciplines.
Hayley Kenny won her singles 21-14, Margaret Tinton and Rebecca Smith won their pairs 24-6, Patricia Heather, Sandra Ringshaw and Stella Briton had a convincing 49-2 triples win with Val Hayes, Debbie Walmsley, Michelle Carlin and Hazel Pudney winning their Fours 13-11.
A total of 107-33 making a winning shot difference of 74 overall. A great result.
Round 3, held on a neutral green, is against Aveley BC, who beat Elm Park in the second round, and will be played at Haynes Park on Saturday 29th June 10.30am start.
Albert Crabb 1st Round - Tuesday 11th June
The Ladies played their first round in this competition on Tuesday night with a comprehensive win over Haynes Park. The home team of Hayley, Val Hayes, Michelle and Becky won 22-16 and the away team Patricia, Sandra, Stella and Hazel won 28-12, a shot total of 50-28 making a difference of 22 overall.
Sunday 16th September - ECBA Group 4 Finals at Kings Chase
Saturday 25th August - Essex County Unfinished Finals
Clockhouse were represented at the Essex County Unfinished Finals on Saturday by Rebecca Smith in the Champion of Champions and by Hayley Kenny in the Unbadged Singles.
Friday 17th August - Ladies Day
Hetty Foster Competition
In your handbooks, shown as 9th June, this competition has been re-arranged for 21st July due to clash of weekend events.
Please make a note in your diaries and enter your name on the new sheet on the notice board.
Ron Hilditch & Ada Goodall are now taking bookings for Potters 2019. Dates are 23rd – 27th September 2019. Full details to follow. List is now on the board in the club to add your name.