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The Railway Straight-Brooklands Motor Racing Circuit, Byfleet - Elmbridge

The designated section of the Railway Straight comprising c700 metres of the 1907 circuit, from the eastern boundary of the Mercedes-Benz History and Technology Centre to the modern break in the circuit north of Avro Way is in need of repair. A Conservation Management Plan for the entire site has been completed which has identified additional areas of concern. Agreed works to the railway straight need to be completed.

The Railway Straight-Brooklands Motor Racing Circuit, Byfleet - Elmbridge
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Brooklands motor racing circuit, remains of the pre-World War II aerodrome, World War II Bofors tower and shelters, and the Brooklands memorial
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1020137
  • Local Planning Authority: Elmbridge
  • Site Type: Recreational > Sports site


  • Building Name: The Railway Straight-Brooklands Motor Racing Circuit
  • County: Surrey
  • District / Borough: Elmbridge
  • Parish: Byfleet
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Runnymede and Weybridge / Woking
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority Category: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority Category: F
  • Owner Type: Mixed, multiple owners
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II, CA
  • List Entry Number(s): 1020137 and 1272444
  • New Entry: No

Contact Details

Robert Williams 01483 252042

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England