Figures

The following table provides details on every active golf course within Greater London, including the freehold ownership, total area, number of holes and percentage of its area that lies within the new London Plan Policy H2 zone (ie. 800m from a station or town centre boundary, or with a PTAL of 3 or more).

Course Name Borough Freehold
Owner
Area (ha) Ownership Type Within H2 Zone Within MOL No. Holes H2 Capacity
Ingrebourne Links Golf & Country Club Havering Ingrebourne Valley Limited 146.19 Private 0.00% 0.00% 27 0
Hainault Forest Golf Club Redbridge London Borough of Redbridge 122.25 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 36 0
Addington Palace Golf Course Croydon London Borough of Croydon,The Addington GCL 110.83 Public (Local Authority) 0.40% 0.00% 18 26
Sundridge Park Golf Club Bromley Sundridge Park Golf Club Limited 109.24 Private 71.25% 99.91% 36 4,670
Addington Court Golf Course Croydon 108.45 Private 37.24% 0.00% 63 2,423
Hampton Court Palace Golf Club Richmond-upon-Thames The Crown 93.68 Private 34.68% 100.00% 18 1,949
Richmond Park Golf Course Richmond-upon-Thames The Crown 91.79 Private 0.00% 99.95% 36 0
Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club Richmond-upon-Thames The Crown 85.82 Private 74.69% 99.92% 36 3,846
West Kent Golf Club Bromley West Kent Golf Club Limited 82.97 Private 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Cray Valley Golf Course Bromley Ruxley Heights Limited 80.36 Private 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Fairlop Waters Country Park Redbridge [Private Individuals] 76.77 Private 83.39% 0.00% 27 3,841
Chelsfield Lakes Golf Centre Bromley UK Northeast Investments Limited 75.24 Private 58.68% 0.00% 18 2,649
Stockley Park Golf Club Hillingdon London Borough of Hillingdon 69.15 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Oaks Park Golf Course Sutton London Borough of Sutton 66.77 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 27 0
Mill Hill Golf Club Barnet London Borough of Barnet 66.76 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
High Elms Public Golf Course Bromley London Borough of Bromley 65.34 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Hadley Wood Golf Club Enfield Hadley Wood Golf Club Limited 63.82 Private 5.23% 0.00% 18 200
Selsdon Park Golf Course Croydon Imperial Tobacco Pension Trustees Limited 62.72 Private 65.35% 0.00% 18 2,459
Royal Wimbledon Golf Course Merton Farrer & Co Trust Corporation Limited 60.35 Private 0.00% 99.30% 18 0
Woodcote Park Golf Club Merton Woodcote Park Golf Club Limited 58.17 Private 31.39% 0.00% 18 1,096
Risebridge Golf Course Havering London Borough of Havering 55.98 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Trent Park Golf Club Enfield London Borough of Enfield 55.25 Public (Local Authority) 57.70% 0.00% 18 1,913
Fulwell Golf Course Richmond-upon-Thames London Borough of Richmond upon Thames 54.33 Public (Local Authority) 56.40% 99.89% 18 1,838
Purley Downs Golf Club Croydon Purley Downs Company Limited 53.54 Private 90.06% 0.00% 18 2,893
Pinner Hill Golf Club Harrow London Borough of Harrow 53.11 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Coombe Hill Golf Course Kingston-upon-Thames Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames 51.19 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 99.08% 18 0
Maylands Golf Course Havering Glebelands Estates Limited 50.76 Private 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
The Warren Park Golf Centre Redbridge The Crown 50.23 Private 58.35% 0.00% 18 1,759
Royal Blackheath Golf Course Greenwich RBGC Limited 49.31 Private 100.00% 99.68% 18 2,959
Langley Park Bromley London Borough of Bromley 49.09 Public (Local Authority) 95.50% 99.92% 18 2,813
Mitcham Golf Club Merton Mitcham Common Conservators 48.85 Public (Other) 90.79% 99.96% 18 2,661
Old Fold Manor Golf Club Barnet London Borough of Barnet 48.69 Public (Local Authority) 48.26% 0.00% 18 1,410
Woodford Golf Course Redbridge City of London 48.68 Public (Other) 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Shirley Park Golf Course Croydon London Borough of Croydon 48.49 Public (Local Authority) 1.44% 0.00% 18 42
Cuddington Golf Course Sutton Cuddington (Banstead) Golf Club Limited 47.97 Private 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
South Herts Golf Course Barnet [Private Individuals] 47.95 Private 17.29% 0.00% 27 497
Coulsdon Manor Golf Course Croydon Swallow Hotels Limited 47.11 Private 13.65% 0.00% 18 386
Croham Hurst Golf Club Croydon The Whitgift Foundation 46.84 Public (Other) 18.34% 0.00% 18 515
Malden Golf Course Kingston-upon-Thames Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames 46.67 Public (Local Authority) 88.26% 99.51% 18 2,471
Northwood Golf Course Havering The Northwood Golf Club Limited 46.02 Private 87.44% 0.00% 18 2,414
Uxbridge Golf Course Hillingdon London Borough of Hillingdon 44.48 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Cherry Lodge Golf Club Bromley Cherry Lodge Golf Club Limited 44.17 Private 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Hendon Golf Club Barnet [Private Individuals] 44.07 Private 25.50% 0.00% 18 674
West Middlesex Golf Course Ealing London Borough of Ealing 44.05 Public (Local Authority) 52.60% 99.91% 18 1,390
Crews Hill Golf Club Enfield London Borough of Enfield 43.78 Public (Local Authority) 92.65% 0.00% 18 2,434
Royal Epping Forest Golf Club Waltham Forest City of London 43.48 Public (Other) 94.37% 0.00% 18 2,462
Whitewebbs Park Enfield London Borough of Enfield 43.05 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Bush Hill Park Golf Club Enfield Bush Hill Park Golf Club Limited 42.99 Private 100.00% 99.81% 18 2,579
Stanmore Golf Club Harrow London Borough of Harrow 41.50 Public (Local Authority) 6.75% 99.71% 18 168
The Richmond Golf Club Richmond-upon-Thames The Richmond Golf Club Limited 41.40 Private 0.00% 100.00% 18 0
Top Meadow Golf Course Havering [Private Individuals] 41.27 Private 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Lee Valley Golf Course Enfield Lee Valley Regional Park Authority 40.95 Public (Other) 28.23% 0.00% 18 694
Upminster Golf Club Havering Upminster Golf Company Limited 40.23 Private 64.80% 0.00% 18 1,564
Wanstead Golf Club Redbridge The Wanstead Sports Grounds Limited 40.20 Private 61.34% 0.00% 18 1,480
Sudbury Golf Club Ealing [Private Individuals] 39.57 Private 93.28% 99.75% 18 2,215
Brent Valley Municipal Golf Course Ealing London Borough of Ealing 39.52 Public (Local Authority) 73.25% 98.53% 18 1,737
Enfield Golf Club Enfield London Borough of Enfield 38.72 Public (Local Authority) 48.76% 99.90% 18 1,133
Finchley Golf Course Barnet London Borough of Barnet 37.44 Public (Local Authority) 88.62% 0.00% 18 1,991
Romford Golf Course Havering The Romford Golf Club Limited 37.34 Private 1.96% 0.00% 18 44
Cranham Golf Course Havering Cranham Golf Course Limited 36.54 Private 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Ilford Golf Course Redbridge London Borough of Redbridge 35.95 Public (Local Authority) 56.88% 0.00% 18 1,227
Ealing Golf Course Ealing Ealing Golf Club (1923) Limited 35.86 Private 50.28% 99.22% 18 1,082
Shooters Hill Golf Club Greenwich Shooters Hill Golf Club Limited 35.26 Private 0.00% 99.91% 18 0
Haste Hill Golf Course Hillingdon London Borough of Hillingdon 34.99 Public (Local Authority) 28.92% 0.00% 18 607
Wyke Green Golf Course Hounslow Wyke Green Golf Club (1996) Limited 34.97 Private 37.69% 100.00% 18 791
Muswell Hill Golf Club Haringey Muswell Hill Golf Company Limited 34.79 Private 9.03% 99.80% 18 188
Roehampton Club Golf Course Wandsworth Roehampton Club Limited 34.09 Private 26.75% 99.74% 18 547
Dulwich and Sydenham Hill Golf Course Southwark The Dulwich Estate 33.12 Private 36.11% 99.94% 18 718
Highgate Golf Club Haringey [Private Individuals] 32.77 Private 33.93% 99.79% 18 667
North Middlesex Golf Course Barnet Church Commissioners for England 30.12 Public (Other) 97.58% 99.57% 18 1,763
Lime Trees Park Golf Club Ealing SME Group plc 29.36 Private 0.00% 0.00% 9 0
Wimbledon Park Golf Club Merton All England Tennis Ground Limited 28.80 Private 54.20% 88.13% 18 937
Coombe Wood Golf Course Kingston-upon-Thames Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames 28.19 Public (Local Authority) 39.69% 99.79% 18 671
Ruxley Golf Course Bromley Ruxley Heights Limited 28.07 Private 0.00% 0.00% 9 0
Chislehurst Golf Club Bromley Chislehurst Golf Club Limited 27.36 Private 20.21% 0.00% 18 332
Bromley Golf Centre Bromley London Borough of Bromley 26.03 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 9 0
Barnehurst Golf Course Bexley London Borough of Bexley 24.46 Public (Local Authority) 57.81% 99.51% 9 848
Grim's Dyke Golf Club Harrow The Grim's Dyke Golf Coub Limited 24.00 Private 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
Crowlands Heath Golf Club Havering London Borough of Barking & Dagenham 22.66 Public (Local Authority) 8.03% 0.00% 9 109
Arkley Golf Club Barnet London Borough of Barnet 21.38 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 18 0
David Lloyd Hampton Golf Club Richmond-upon-Thames London Borough of Richmond upon Thames 21.18 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 99.01% 9 0
Sidcup Golf Course Bexley London Borough of Bexley 20.59 Public (Local Authority) 19.67% 99.85% 18 243
Perivale Park Golf Course Ealing London Borough of Ealing 19.35 Public (Local Authority) 100.00% 99.74% 9 1,161
Hampstead Golf Club Barnet [Private Individuals] 19.32 Private 0.00% 97.98% 9 0
Eltham Warren Golf Course Greenwich The Crown 17.08 Private 100.00% 99.82% 9 1,025
Northwick Park Brent London Borough of Brent 16.50 Public (Local Authority) 72.91% 99.94% 9 722
Hillingdon Golf Club Hillingdon [Private Individuals] 14.88 Private 100.00% 0.00% 9 893
Harrow School Golf Course Harrow Harrow School 13.93 Private 36.90% 99.86% 18 308
Shortlands Golf Club Bromley Shortlands Golf Club 13.76 Private 100.00% 99.56% 10 826
Dukes Meadows Golf, Tennis & Ski, Pay and Play Facility Hounslow London Borough of Hounslow 12.67 Public (Local Authority) 100.00% 100.00% 9 760
Strawberry Hill Golf Club Richmond-upon-Thames London Borough of Richmond upon Thames 12.59 Public (Local Authority) 100.00% 99.92% 9 755
Bexleyheath Golf Course Bexley Bexley Heath Golf Club Limited 11.58 Private 63.04% 0.00% 9 438
Aquarius Golf Club Southwark Thames Water Utilities Limited 10.65 Private 62.44% 100.00% 9 399
C&L Country Club Hillingdon Spraylodge Limited 10.21 Private 0.00% 0.00% 9 0
Oak Hill Park Barnet London Borough of Barnet 3.91 Public (Local Authority) 0.00% 0.00% 9 0
Total Golf Courses951,438.571,550.44170286,314
Total Public Golf Courses43
Total Golf Courses Area (ha)4,341.91
Total Public Golf Courses Area (ha)1,596.89

* Assuming a target density of 60 homes per hectare.

Stats

The average (mean) area per hole across all London courses is 2.55. So, a nine-hole course typically has an area of 22.96 hectares, whilst an 18-hole course has an equivalent area of 45.92 hectares.