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Coronavirus: Updates and information

We are adapting our services as the situation changes. For details and to find out how to get help or volunteer to help others, visit our 'Coronavirus: Help for communities' page. Please follow the official NHS and government advice.

Plays areas and sports facilities closed until further notice

Parks and open spaces remain open – please use your local park and take your litter home with you

Nightingale recreation ground

The recreation ground features:

  • Two junior football pitches – call 01223 213352 to enquire about booking
  • Two free-to-use tennis courts
  • A multi-use games area (muga) for year-round football and basketball
  • A play area for younger children with a springy, climber, slide and spinner
  • A play area for older children, with a runway, swings, spica, and rotating unit
  • An outdoor table tennis table which is free to use
  • A peripheral path for walking or running
  • A free-to-use trim trail fitness equipment
  • A community garden in the former bowling green with a nature pond, which is closed at night
  • Toilets (including disabled toilets), normally open from 9am to 5pm
  • A small car park with a three-hour limit

Groups that meet regularly at the park are listed on the Queen Edith's Community Forum website.

Dogs are welcome at the park but must be kept on a lead if visiting the community garden. Dogs are not permitted within the children's play area.