Trumper Park Oval

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Corner of Glenmore Road and Hampden Street, Paddington

Named after Victor Trumper, the park caters for cricket as well as Australian Rules and athletics. A series of walking trails connect surrounding streets.

Getting here

Walk from Edgecliff train station

Accessibility

  • Accessible toilet under the grandstand

Facilities

  • Turf cricket pitch
  • Practice cricket nets
  • Turf running track
  • Playground
  • Grandstand
  • Night training lights
  • Paddington Community Garden
  • Adjacent tennis centre – Ph: 9363 4955

Things to do

History

Trumper Park

Originally Hampden Park Oval, it was built on reclaimed swamp - Glenmore Brook runs down and under its middle. It was named in honour of Viscount Hampden, Governor of New South Wales (1895-99) - Hampden Street alongside the park was originally named Ebenezer Street. The name of park was changed in 1931 to honour one of Paddington's cricketing heroes, Victor Trumper ( 1877-1915).

Park layout

Plans of management

  • A plan of management is currently being drafted.

Dogs

  • Dogs are permitted on a leash at all times.
  • Dogs are prohibited from Trumper Oval

Irrigation

  • Bore water is used for irrigation.