Clubhouse

From its formation the Club used the George and Dragon at Hudswell as its headquarters. It met there on a Sunday evening for social evenings, sing-songs and slide lectures. The club equipment was kept in a building at the rear of the pub and a bunkhouse was created for members to sleep overnight if required.

For a couple of years the Club rented an old farm above Healaugh called Nova Scotia.  It was converted into a bunkhouse and was used for some weekend events but it was too near to Richmond to be a mountain hut and too far away to be constantly used.

In 1975 a joiners shop and three garages in New Road Richmond were purchased for £4,200 and over two years, through voluntary effort, these were converted into the current clubhouse. The Clubhouse was financed by grants from the Sports Council and Richmondshire District Council and by loans from members and money from fund-raising events.

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