The Cricket Pavilions of Wales

Below is a selection of images, past and present, of some of the cricket pavilions in Wales. We would love to add any you have of your own club pavilion, so please send an email to

Marchwiel Hall, near Wrexham. The ground and pavilion were laid out during the early 1880s before the estate became the property of the McAlpine Family. Photo Credit – Andrew Hignell.
Whitchurch-Heath CC – a photograph taken after the Great War of the pavilion used by the Cardiff-based club.
Ebbw Vale CC – a postcard image from the 1920s of the Welfare ground, now known as Eugene Cross Park.
Hill’s Plymouth CC – an image taken in June 1909 at the formal opening of the new pavilion at the Merthyr club’s ground in Pentrebach. Image Credit – Joshua Heath / CC4 Museum of Welsh Cricket.
Cardiff CC – an image from 1880 of one of the first pavilions to be built in Wales and, under the instruction of the Marquess of Bute, to resemble an Alpine chalet. Photo Credit – Jane James.
St.Fagans CC – an image, dated 1925, of their pavilion created with the financial assistance of the Earl of Plymouth. Image Credit – Gareth Watkins (St Fagans CC)
Newport CC – an image taken in 1907 of the club’s pavilion at Rodney Parade with the groundstaff and professionals in front. Photo Credit – Mike Knight (Newport CC).
Llandrindod Wells CC – an image of their team from 1902, with their pavilion and scoreboard in the background. Photo Credit – CC4 Museum of Welsh Cricket.