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Beach volleyball courts unveiled in Ilford

PUBLISHED: 14:23 15 May 2013

The Mayor of Redbridge Cllr Felicity Banks tries out the new court

The Mayor of Redbridge Cllr Felicity Banks tries out the new court

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Three new volleyball courts are now open to the public and have been tested out by some enthusiastic school children.

The beach volleyball courts opened on Tuesday in Loxford Park, Loxford Lane, Ilford.

More than 60 students from Chadwell Heath Academy, Christie Gardens, Goodmayes and Canon Palmer Academy, Aldborough Road South, Seven Kings tried out the courts.

The new site also includes a pavilion and more than 760 tonnes of sand brought from the Olympic courts in Horse Guards Parade last summer.

Also at the opening were representatives from Sport England and Volleyball England together with players from the GB Olympic team and the Mayor of Redbridge, Cllr Felicity Banks.

To make a booking call 020 8708 0952.

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