|Old clubroom||Netley Racing Calendar||Southern 32||Classic Meeting
25 July 2010
|Classic Slot Car Racing Association|
NETLEY'S NEW TRACK and CLUBROOM
Photos at the Southern 32 meeting on 15 July 2012
to the New
Venue of Netley Slot Car Racing Club
The Reading Rooms
The post code SO31 8EU will direct you
close to the turnings for Elmslie Gardens / Manor Close. Go west
along Portsmouth Road about 7 bungalows/ houses further, the Reading Rooms is
isthe single story white building on the south side of Portsmouth Road. Manor Close could be a good alternative car parking spot as is Elmslie Gardens which is also passed on the left before reaching the hall.
Directions from the M27
From the west (M3 / Bournemouth) direction at M27 Junction 8, and leave the roundabout and turn right (south west) under the motorway.
From the east (Portsmouth) direction at M27 Junction 8, and leave the roundabout and turn left (south west) without passing under the motorway.
Heading south up the hill on the dual
carriageway, following the signs for Southampton and the A27.
At the large roundabout
at the top of the hill, take the second exit into Hamble Lane, (A3025), somewhat
perversely signposted Hamble B3397, pass
Tesco on your left, and continue on this road for 1 mile. It becomes a ‘B’
road part the way along it but you won’t notice.
You will cross 2 small
roundabouts. The first is the Tesco entrance and the second is only about 200
metres after it.
Take the next right,
Portsmouth Road, A3025 Old Netley and Woolston. The Reading Rooms is a single
story building about 200 metres along on the left, painted magnolia with a blue
There is only limited
parking on site, but the Old Manor House Pub bit further on the right is happy
for us to park in their car park as long as we park in the corner behind the
hedge and there is some on street parking on the left before you reach the
The purchase of our new clubroom at Portsmouth Road, Old Netley, Southampton was completed on 23rd March 2012. Work started immediately on refurbishing the clubroom. Work is progressing well on the new track, we expect to have it running in good time for the Southern 32 Meeting on 15 July and the Classic meeting on 5th August.
Here's two photos from Dick Smith showing how far track construction had progressed by 5 June 2012
See the club’s Slot Forum page for regular updates and photos of progress,
We moved to our new clubroom at Portsmouth
Road, Southampton in March 2012. Our first job will be decorating the new
clubroom, followed by building a new track.
For more up to date news please contact Mark Witham on 01329 665955, or Richard Smith on 01489 690711.
Our Former club room
Netley hosts an annual round of the Southern 32 Championship. Find out more about these races on the Southern 32 web site. The 2011 round was on 12th June - see report. The 2010 round was held on 13th June - see report.
The 2011 Netley Classic Meeting was held on Sunday 7th August - see meeting report
The 2010 Netley Classic Meeting was held on Sunday 25th July -see meeting report.
The Netley Classic meeting for 1961-65 F1 cars and pre 1964 sports cars was held on 2nd August 2009 . See the meeting reports on this meeting and previous Classic meetings at Netley/
Find out more about this and other 2009 Classic meetings on the Classic Slot Car Racing Association web site.
Copyright © 2001 M.Witham updated 2012 Photos copyright R. Smith 2012 and 15 July photos copyright C.Frost .All rights reserved