Post-match headquarters initially were just down the Trinity Road from the school at the Romany Pub, but later several other local hostelries were used.
In 1965 we used the White Lion, better known as Tandys, in Kingsthorpe Hollow, later we had another spell there when Ted Parker took it over. We also had a year at the Gayeway, at the top of Abington Street where Nuovo restaurant is now. In 1969 we used The Volunteer in Abington Square, then in 1970 the COOPA club in Newland. This was followed by the Duke of York in Semilong again run by Ted Parker.
In 1972 Ted helped us acquire the lease of the clubhouse and courts of Mascot Tennis Club (who had moved to Duston School) at the rear of the Saints at Franklins Gardens, behind the lake and next to the Brewery’s Bowls Club (now the Crooked Hooker).
Mainly down to planning and hard work by Club members the new Clubhouse was built on the courts and opened in 1976 and used until it was drunk dry after our last games on Saturday 13th October 1991.
The club first played its home matches at the school. We later played on various town park pitches before settling at Dallington Park, until we created the pitches behind the Express Lifts Tower (now the Saints training ground), playing our first games there in 1986.