History of Tenpin Bowling in the UK Part 86 – Fairlanes Bowl Franklin’s Gardens Northampton

By Tenpin Bowling Proprietors Association President John Ashbridge

The Fairlanes Bowl in Northampton, the last centre to be opened in the Fairlanes chain, opened on 1st October 1964. It was a 24-lane Brunswick equipped centre.

Little more is known about the centre other than in the Tenpin Pictorial Yearbook of Bowling 1965-1967 it was listed as being owned by Granada Bowling. The date of change of ownership is not known.