Play Areas

The Town Council is committed to providing play areas and budgets annually to a rolling programme to upgrade equipment and fencing.

The Play Areas are inspected weekly, quarterly and annually to ensure that they are clean and safe to use.

Hughes Way Play Area

Hughes Way

Play equipment for toddlers. Located on Hughes Way. On road residential parking only.

Oakwood Drive

Play equipment for toddlers. Located on Oakwood Drive. Car parking on residential road only.

Photo of Lime Tree Avenue in the morning light
Photo of part of Millennium Green

Ridgewood Recreation Ground

Play equipment for toddlers and juniors, with adjacent recreation area located at New Road, Ridgewood has limited car parking by the village hall.

Luxford Field

Play equipment for toddlers and juniors, with adjacent recreation area off the High Street, adjacent to Luxford car park.

Photo of Luxfords Field from outside the Civic Centre
Photo of Hempstead Lane in Autumn

Hempstead Lane

An enclosed area with a variety of different equipment for children under 12. Adjacent to this is more adventurous equipment such as a zip wire and gyratory swing for older children and fitness equipment for teens and adults. Limited parking on site.

Rocks Park

Play equipment for toddlers and juniors, with adjacent recreation area. Located off Streatfield Road, Rocks Park with on road parking or limited car parking outside West Park Pavilion, Markland Way, West Park.

photo of wild flowers in Hempstead Meadows
Footballers at Victoria Pleasure Ground

Victoria Pleasure Ground

Play equipment for toddlers and juniors, with adjacent recreation area & ball court. The tennis courts are being refurbished and will reopen in January 2015.

Located via Old Timbers Lane, with a large car park.

Victoria Skate Park

Skate Park, Multi-Use Ball Court and BMX track. Located via Old Timbers Lane, with a large car park.

Cricket practice at Victoria Pleasure Ground
Photo of the Dene at sunset

Downland Copse

Ball court in a woodland setting. Located off The Drive. Car parking on residential road only.

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