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Greene King and Sons Ltd Sports Ground and Pavilion 8474

Introduction

This sports ground, now in the ownership of the borough council, has a pavilion and oak memorial tablets.

Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Bury St Edmunds
History

History

The two sons of Sir Walter Green, and the six sons of Edward Lake, both Directors of Greene King, all served in World War 1 and all returned. This sports ground was gifted to the town by the company in gratitude for the safe return of a number of employees, and in memory of those who did not return. The site was opened on October 12th, 1920.

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)