Places where sporting history happened

There’s a place that saw the highest jump, fastest run, the first game, the biggest crowd – these ordinary places represent our amazing sporting history.Read more

6 Unique Places that Celebrate London’s Sporting History

1. Rom Skate Park, Hornchurch – Grade II The first skatepark in Europe to be listed and only the second in the world, ‘The Rom’ was built in 1978 by Adrian Rolt and G-Force, the leading skatepark designers of the period. As skateboarding fever gripped the nation in the 1970s a rash of skateparks were built, but later demolished as popularity declined. The Rom is a rare survivor and has been one of the most important sites in British skateboarding culture everRead more