Welcome to the web site of St Albans Townsend Bowls Club

8 Waverley Road, St Albans, AL3 5PA - 01727 846333

Located in the historic city of St Albans, Hertfordshire we are an active and welcoming outdoor bowling club with a full calendar of friendly and competitive events during the summer along with social events throughout the year.

Townsend Bowls Club competes at many different levels, involving almost all its members in matches against other clubs.

Friendlies are held both midweek and at weekends against other local teams. These are normally mixed and played in the spirit for which bowls is known - very often starting and finishing with a drink in the bar along with one's opponents.  New starters are always welcome at the club where we offer beginner training by our two highly qualified and experienced coaches.

Last season was particularly special as we celebrated our centenary with matches against other clubs who shared this milestone, as well as a games against the Royal Household at Windsor and touring teams including London Welsh, London Scottish and a District select team made up of members of other clubs in the St Albans area.

As well as having what is generally considered to be one of the better greens in the County, Townsend has a very modern club house with a newly refurbished kichen, a well stocked bar, a main lounge with large picture windows overlooking the green and two viewing galleries offering a birdseye view of the competition below. 

New to bowls?

If you are interested in starting bowls, we will be holding open days in 2020 on the 18th and 19th of April from 10 am  to 3 pm when our two county qualifed trainers will be happy to show you the ropes.   All that is required is that you wear a pair of flat shoes - we will provide everything else!


You can email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to arrange a visit or request further information.

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