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The Brambles Outdoor Centre - History

Our 9th Greenford Scout Hut - Undergoing redecoration in October 2009 by GSK employees

A short history of the 9th Greenford Scouts can be found at:- 9th Gfd history 2007.pdf


The following photos are of the early years at Brambles during the construction phase & beyond!
  1987 - Jim Hunter leading the opening ceremony   Mayor of Ealing planting the commemorative oak tree
13th June 1987
 The assembled company Holy Cross Greenford during the official opening in 1987
 Foundations of The Lodge hut c 1989
   The incomplete framework!

Holy Cross Greenford Guides camp at Brambles
Dickie Belaires on an aerial bridge
Lesley Hunter (R) & friend at the Flag pole
Peter Avery and Guides
 The camp kitchen
 Lesley Hunter & Guides
 An early Guide campfire
 Dickie's bridge
The opening day assembly
Members of the Greenford trefoil share a joke!
 Digging the pond #1
Digging the pond #2
 The pond in use!
More boating activities
 Putting in the foundations of the garage

Harry Greenway MP Ealing North
from 1979 to 97
& Friends
 A view from the top 1990
 Jim Hunter - Up the pole!
 A view from the top July 2014
Guides Centenary  2009
Planting a cherry tree with the Mayor of Ealing and Steve Pound MP Ealing North
High level view towards the pond July 2014 
 Watching our friendly fox  Open day BBQ 1990
  Tent pitching at Brambles

A narrative history of The Brambles is currently in the process of being compiled

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