Brentford Street-O. Tuesday 12 March

The seventh race of the 2018-19 season of evening street orienteering races around London will be held in Brentford (West London). Brentford currently features a half-ghost High Street: the whole South side of it is facing demolition in the next couple of months. Last chance to see glimpses of industrial Brentford of the past!

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Like all our Street-Os, this a public race – all are welcome. Please RSVP to the event via Facebook to let us know you are coming – you can also see who else is coming here and post queries. If you are not on Facebook, please let the organiser below know you are coming so that the correct number of maps are printed.

This event will use electronic timing for the start and finish – please bring your SI card if you have one, or we’ll lend you one on the night!

Race HQ

The venue for the event is the Black Dog Beerhouse, a brilliant new Brentford pub, offering great food and fantastic selection of ales and ciders. The organiser thinks that it is one of the best pubs in West London, so please stay for a pint after your run!

Address17 Albany Road, Brentford
Latitude/longitude51.4855, -0.302
OS grid referenceTQ179776
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Getting There

The Black Dog is at 17 Albany Road, Brentford TW8 0NF , which is about 10 mintes’ walk from Brentford train station. This has regular trains from Waterloo, which take just under half an hour.

Race Details

Entry is £3 for SLOW and LOK members, students and juniors and £4 for others. This includes a hire chip card to record your time, or if you have your own you get a £1 discount.

RegistrationBetween 1815 and 1930
Start TimesBetween 1830 and 1930

The Street-O format has clues located at various points on a map. You have 60 minutes to visit as many of these as possible, in any order, and return to the finish. This guide provides general information about street orienteering.

Don’t forget to bring a pen to write down your answers to the clues as you go around, an SI card if you have one, and a watch so that you aren’t late back! You may find a torch/head-torch and compass useful too and hi-vis clothing would be sensible.

All competitors take part at their own risk. You MUST be over 16 to take part in this event, unless you are accompanied by a parent or guardian. This is a condition of our insurance.

Results will be available on the SLOW website shortly after the event. Check the 2018-19 series page for more information.

Organiser/Planner: Dmitry Adamsky,