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Badminton England is the national governing body for the sport of badminton in England. It aims to govern, encourage and develop the sport throughout England.

Badminton England
Badminton England Logo.png
Formation13 September 1893[1]
TypeNational Sport Association
HeadquartersMilton Keynes
President
Diana Troke[2]
AffiliationsBEC, BWF
Websitebadmintonengland.co.uk

Established as the Badminton Association of England in 1893, the association is based in Milton Keynes and has departments for Elite Play, Events, Membership, Development and Coaching. It closely liaises with the 41 Counties of England to provide support to the club and league structures.

The body was a founding member of the International Badminton Federation, since renamed to Badminton World Federation (BWF), which is the international governing body for the sport.

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National badminton centreEdit

The National Badminton Centre in Loughton, Milton Keynes is a purpose-built elite training facility that provides a base for the Great Britain and England badminton squads and has a number of badminton courts, meeting rooms and accommodation facilities. The facility is partly funded by commercial conference letting. [3]

LocationEdit

 
 
National Badminton Centre, Bradwell Rd, Loughton, Milton Keynes, MK8 9LA
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The Centre is near the junction of the A5 with the A509, just west of Central Milton Keynes. However, because this junction is grade separated, vehicular access is from Dansteed Way (H4). Pedestrian/cycle access from Milton Keynes Central railway station is via a redway from Elder Gate beside the Quadrant:MK (Network Rail national centre) Coordinates: 52°02′17″N 0°47′06″W / 52.038°N 0.785°W / 52.038; -0.785

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Badminton England - Fact and Figures" (PDF). badmintonengland.co.uk. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  2. ^ "The Badminton Association of England: The Book" (PDF). badmintonengland.co.uk. Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  3. ^ National Badminton Centre

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