Publications on the history and business of Moor Park (1958) Limited are available from the company office or from local schools and golf clubs.
Moor Park is a booklet on how a royal Tudor palace became a park with an elegant 18th century mansion, fine houses, woodlands, schools and golf courses. Fully illustrated, it describes how Lord Leverhulme’s purchase of the 3000-acre Moor Park estate in 1919 led to the building of roads, houses, shops and schools. Free to members, £4.00 for purchasers.
Members’ Handbook is a booklet explaining the various policies for the administration of the Moor Park Estate. Its sections include information on buying and selling houses, security, parking, roads, access and traffic control, Conservation Area status, house extensions, trees and woodlands. Free to members, price to purchasers on application to the company office.
The Annual Report & Accounts provides information on Moor Park (1958) Limited’s financial position. The booklet for the 2016-17 financial year is available to members from the company office.
Schools and Golf Clubs
Moor Park’s two schools and two golf clubs describe their history and their services in several publications.
Merchant Taylors’ School provides an online digital miscellany of video clips and pictures that are posted on the school’s website. There is also a Prospectus and a history of the school, The Four Centuries of MTS, 1561-1961. Contact the school for details.
Merchant Taylors’ Prep School provides newsletters to parents, together with a Prospectus for applicants.
Sandy Lodge Golf Club has a brochure, In Arena Virtus ,that includes fascinating information on its history as well as a description of its golf course and clubhouse.
Moor Park Golf Club has two booklets on sale about its 300-year history.
Moor Park Mansion by Susan Bennett describes its Palladian exterior, baroque interior, its park and gardens and its aristocratic owners. £4.25 from MPGC.
Moor Park and the Battle of Arnhem by Alan Jamieson is a booklet on the planning of the attack at Arnhem in September 1944. Second edition, 2015. £2.00 from MPGC.
Updated July 2018