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Up & Coming Events

  1. SCT Monthly Trustees Meeting

    January 23 @ 8:00 pm
  2. SCT Open Day

    June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

History & Heritage

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The Trustees

Altaf Malik

Altaf is a UK qualified Chartered Civil Engineer. He has extensive experience of Project Planning and Management on a number of major infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas – including Heathrow Terminal 5 and Hong Kong Airport. He is married with two grown up children and has been a resident of Haringey for over 48 years. Altaf has been a playing member of North London Cricket Club, and prior to that Ferme Park, for over 42 years. He is a past Treasurer of North London Cricket Club. Altaf is passionate about Cricket and sports in general.

Andrew Newton (Treasurer)

I have been a member at Highgate Cricket and Tennis Club for 25 years. The Shepherds Cot Trust is a special place to play cricket and tennis and to enjoy the surroundings. It needs to be maintaind and developed as such. I have recently become a Trustee and look after the finances.

John Newton (Chairman)

John Newton is a member of both Hanley Tennis Club (for whom he is their Trustee) and Highgate Cricket and Lawn Tennis Club (for whom he was the Chairman from 2000 to 2004). He began playing tennis on the Highgate Wood School Courts in the 1980s and has played tennis on the Cot for 25 years. He is dedicated to serving Cot members to ensure that the Fields remain a safe and beautiful environment for tennis and cricket players of all ages and abilities from our diverse local community.

Stephen Gardiner

Stephen has been a member, junior coach/manager and very occasional player for North London Cricket Club for more than 20 years. He has a son and a daughter who have represented the Club. Currently he is North London’s fundraising, marketing and communications officer. He became a Trustee because he recognises the immeasurable value of the green and beautiful sporting facility that the Cot is and is committed to its responsible and democratic management for the benefit of all members and member clubs.

Andy Jennings

Andy has lived in North London since the 1980’s and has been involved with North London Cricket Club, originally as a parent and currently as Treasurer, since 2005.

Ian Lepper

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Steven Reynolds (Secretary)

Steven is the Honorary Secretary to the Trustees. A tennis player, made a Life Member of Highgate for his work in creating the School Courts with Highgate Wood School; Steven was one of the first of Highgate’s parent Members to help promote successful Junior and performance tennis. Steven is a staunch defender of cricket and the importance of Members’ rights in connection with the responsible, democratic management of Clubs’ land. The founding Senior Partner of City law firm Reynolds Colman Bradley LLP (www.rcbllp.com); Steven can be contacted on 0795 718 6597 and Sreynaldo26@aol.com

Sharon Webber

As a member of Highgate Tennis Club for over 15 years and a local resident of Crouch End for over 20 years I have spent many happy hours playing tennis on land owned by the Trust. I was the Membership Secretary of Highgate Tennis Club for 3 years and an active member of the Tennis Committee. I wanted to become a Trustee to ensure we protect and preserve the unique and valuable local asset that is Shepherds Cot.

High Gate
England and Wales Cricket Board
Hanley Tennis Club
fit fields in trust
British-Tennis-LTA
North London Cricket Club
Shepherds Cot Trust. Tel: 0771 307 3171