Trumper Park

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Trumper Park

The park and oval are named after cricket legend Victor Trumper. It contains a grass cricket wicket and cricket practice wickets. Australian Rules is played, including at night under floodlights, and a turf athletic track borders the oval.

A series of walking trails connect surrounding streets through regenerated bushland. The Paddington Community Garden is located off Quarry Street within Trumper Park.

Getting here

361-441 Glenmore Road and Hampden Street, Paddington

10 minute walk from Edgecliff train station.

Facilities

  • Turf cricket pitch
  • Practice cricket nets
  • Turf running track
  • Playground
  • Grandstand
  • Night training lights
  • Paddington Community Garden
  • Adjacent tennis centre

Dogs

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

Accessibility

  • Accessible toilet under the grandstand

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

Plan of management

  • A plan of management is currently being drafted.

Irrigation

  • Bore water is used for irrigation.