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Hutton Rudby Tennis Club was formed in Sept 1979. The original small pavilion with three courts opened at a cost of £2000 to members with a grant of £4000 from Hambleton District Sports and Recreation council and chairman Keith Beckton.

1978 Planning began

1979 Three black hard courts and basic “hut” constructed 

1983
First teams entered the Cleveland LeagueFourth court and knock-up wall completed
all courts “coloured”
From early days coaching sessions run by members, handicap Annual Tournament introduced

1984
AGM proposed and agreed an “update of the tennis hut” to a Pavilion hoping for grant to cover a third of the cost. Planning permission required. Hoped “Community task force” might be able to erect & fit free

1985
Second boys’ team enters league. Still only 1 ladies’ and 1 men’s team as could preclude friendly matches. Sixty three members played in matches

A combined [with Stokesley] girls’ team to enter league. AGM proposed a junior member could be co-opted onto the committee.

1986
AGM reported Pavilion completed after 2 years – problems re planning for toilets. Agreed 2nd men’s team to be entered into the Cleveland league. Keith Beckton elected as 1st President and life member. Floodlights proposed. Decided not to go ahead with junior committee member. Curtains bought for the Pavilion.

1987
No kitchen as yet . Prudential coaching no longer offered nationally. Non-handicap tournament for the first time. Club referendum on floodlights voted against.

1989
Second ladies’ team and veteran’s mixed entered the league. To join LTA - new court resurfacing

1990
Bedford-Bradley Tournament to start. Ten pairs of Wimbledon tickets allocated to the Club

1991 Tournament handicapped

1992
No 2nd ladies’ or men’s teams

2001
Fourth & fifth courts resurfaced to artificial grass

2004/5
Pavilion refurbishment 2012 TC end refurbishment

2015
April 2015 see's the opening of the new Pavilion

2016
All five courts were resurfaced with synthetic Tiger Turf