Welcome to Goring Tennis Club’s New Floodlights
January 1999 saw the opening of the Floodlights. This was a significant step forward for the club, allowing play to continue through the night. Well up until 10:00 am at which point it was agreed that play should cease and the lights be dowsed, so as not to disturb the neighbours.
Initially a token system was introduced, which gave members an hours play for £2. This proved cumbersome to administrate, so free use of the floodlights was provided as part of the membership fee and the flood light controls moved inside the New Clubhouse.
Members gather for the opening of the new court floodlights High
The chairman, Robert B starts the proceedings .. High
In the dark! Frank C ready for the switch on
Let there be light...
And lo, they played unto the night ..
The ladies pose before their first session under the floodlights .. High
Newspaper Article .. High
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