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Play Areas, Pitches and Pavilions 

Play Areas 

The 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.
 

 
 

Facilities and Location

Downland Copse 

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

Luxford Field

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

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. 

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. 

Oakwood Drive 

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

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. 

 

Hughes Way

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

 

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. 

Pitches and Pavilions 

Football and cricket facilities are allocated by the Council at the begining of each season to local clubs. These facilities can be let for one-off games when available. No football is allowed in the summer months to enable renovation work to be carried out.
 

For details of hire charges for all sports pitches and pavilions please see below for The Town Council's Hire Charges for Sports Facilities and Allotments.

Hire Charges for Sports Facilities and Allotments 2018-2019
Hire Charges for Sports Facilities and Allotments 2019-2020

 

  Facilities  Location Car Parking 

Victoria Pleasure Ground

1 football Pitch
1 grass cricket table
1 artifcial cricket wicket
1 multi-purpose hard play area ( 2 x tennis courts)
These courts are chargeable,
to find out more click the link below
1 pavilion 
 
    off Old Timbers Lane, New         Town, TN22 5DJ
Large car park

New Barn Farm

1 football pitch. Changing facilities at Victoria Pavilion.
 
Off Victoria Pleasure Ground and also via New Barn Lane 
Car park outside pavilion

West Park

1 football pitch; 
2 half size football pitches
1 pavilion

 
Markland Way, TN22 2DG
Car park outside pavilion

Harlands Farm

1 football pitch
Mallard Drive, TN22 5PW
On street parkling only