Club Information

We are a members-only target shooting club, managed on behalf of the membership by a General Committee of Chairman, Treasurer, General Secretary with the Captains and Officers of the various shooting sections.

We operate a six month probationary period before full membership is considered, also applicable to FAC holders who are not experieced in a target shooting club environment. During probation and coaching members must attend regular shooting sessions, demonstrate they are safe in the handling of firearms and show commitment to the club's target shooting activities.

Our ranges consist of:
25 yard indoor range
Outdoor ranges at 25 and 50 metres, and 100 yards

A very brief history of the club::-

Established for 50 years, and originally called the Basildon Smallbore Rifle Club, the founders, a few of whom are still members, built the ranges themselves. Those were the days when many companies had their own  rifle club, particularly in Essex,including Plessey, Marconi, Fords, Yardley, and when whole families participated in this, one of Britain's oldest sports. 

The club gradually expanded to incorporate other shooting disciplines such as air pistol, black powder muzzle loading rifle, practical pistol, gallery rifle and sport rifle. Now, today, we have a membership of around 200, and growing,

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Smallbore Prone Precision Rifle

Black Powder

Air Rifle & Pistol

Sporting Rifle

Gallery Rifle