WESSC - West End Sports & Social Club

(the trading and operational name of the Oakley Institute)


About the Club

 A former Club President has written a:

          Brief History of West End's Social Institutions


Organisation Club

West End Sports & Social Club (WESSC)  is the operational and trading name of the Oakley Institute, a registered charity.



West End Football Club changed its name to AFC West End in the recent past. The club runs successful adult and youth football teams which play in local leagues on Saturdays and Sundays.

Saturday 1st Team - AFC West End   (Guildford & Woking Alliance Football League)
Saturday Reserve Team - AFC West End (Guildford & Woking Alliance Football League)
West End Vets (Saturday Social Football)
AFC West End Youth (Sunday Surrey Youth Leagues)


West End Cricket Club plays league cricket on Saturdays and cup cricket on Sundays. The youth section run organised practise for children of all ages and play matches on Sunday mornings.

West End CC (3 sides)  1st & 2nd teams Fullers Brewery Surrey County League 
  3rd team Surrey Championship

There is also an enthusiastic Pigeon Club and a Golf Section

The Club provides a variety of social facilities for the community. Quiz Nights, a Book Club and Social Evenings have a broad appeal for people of all age groups. The Club is used by "Buttons & Bow", a community afternoon club for the over 55s and a local school as a base for Charity walks.The Club also holds a Carol Concert each year in St George’s church.


WESSC is managed by a Management Committee that is elected at the AGM held in May each year. The current committee members are:

Allen Palmer  President
Roger Newman Chairman
Lee Dellar Treasurer
Jackie Bacon Membership Secretary
Peter Orton Bar Controller
Aidan Baker Lettings
Allen Palmer Pigeon Section Representative
Neil O'Halleran AFC West End Representative & Golf Section
Keith Harris AFC West End Representative
Marc Townsend Cricket Club Representative
Mike Bacon Cricket Club Representative
Angela Stockbridge Committee Member & Village News Representative
Tanya Daykin Committee Member (Social)