Welcome to the Chadderton Rifle & Pistol Club web site.

Please feel free to take your time and browse through our web site and find all you want to know about Chadderton Rifle and Pistol Club, the different disciplines and firearms/shotguns that we shoot as well as our shoot dates.

We can trace our club back to 1942 but the club goes back much longer than that (It was previously known as Middleton and Chadderton Militaria) but unfortunately the records prior to 1942 were destroyed during WWII. At that time the club had around four hundred members but unfortunately membership had now dwindled to around 40 members.

Members have a range of facilities which they can choose from, these include .22 rimfire target shooting, .22 rimfire sporting rifle, pistol calibre carbines (.38, .357 and .44 magnum) and centre fire rifles up to 7.62 calibre as well as a registered Clay Shooting Ground. The black powder pistol shooting is now getting off the ground, but we hope that it will improve even more in the near future.

We have N.S.R.A. approved range control officers who will teach new members how to handle firearms in a safe and responsible manner, making it one of the safest sports in which to participate.The Range Control Officers along with the Committee are more than happy to assist any members should he or she encounter any difficulty. All members will offer help and advice to the "probationers".

We have a 100% safety record that is unbroken since 1942!

We are only a small club, we have a friendly atmosphere with everyone willing to help one another and are always eagre to welcome and help new members regardless of how much or how little experience they have.

If you are visiting this web site but are not a member of Chadderton Rifle and Pistol Club but you are interested in shooting please feel free to contact us via the e-mail address on the "Contact Us" page NOT via the Guest Book and hopefully we will be seeing you at one of our club shoots soon!

Thank you for visiting our web site, please spare an extra minute and sign our "Guest Book" before you leave.



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Last updated August 2017


Just a few of the many trophies members shoot for each year.
Members shooting at our Clay Grounds
Our Small Bore Range
Our Ful Bore Range

Coronavirus / COVID 19 Announcement

It is with regret that Chadderton Rifle & Pistol Club announce that all clay pigeon shoots are cancelled for 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic or until further notice. It is hoped that clay pigeon shoots will re-commence in spring 2021.


In 2017 we raised nearly £2,500 for The North West Air Ambulance

Click here to see what exciting and fun charity events and competitions we have for 2018, all in aid of The North West Air Ambulance.


Chadderton Rifle and Pistol Club actively support The North West Air Ambulance.

To read the report and see a few of the photos from our Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot on 20th August 2017

Please click here.

Chadderton Rifle & Pistol Club

2018 Charity Caly Shoot

Rescheduled for Sunday 16th September has had to be postponed again due to edverse weather conditions.

Please watch this space for further details.