Hellesdon Parish Council
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Open Spaces

The Parish Council is responsible for ensuring that there is adequate green space available for both formal and informal recreation.

The growth of the Parish over recent years and the planned and future development for housing have created increasing space for recreation.

At present the Council develops and maintains:

Hellesdon – Recreation Ground, off Wood View Road – Opening Times: Monday to Saturday 8 am – dusk, Sunday 8.30 am to dusk. 

Facilities:

  • Play area for children up to 14 years of age
  • Netball / Tennis courts (bookable by contacting the Council Office on 01603 301751)
  • A large kick about area
  • Dogs can be walked on leads around the perimeter
  • Skatepark
  • Seating
  • Car parking

Hellesdon – Meadow Way – Opening Times: Monday to Saturday 8.30 am – dusk, Sunday 9 am to dusk

Facilities:

  • Play area for children up to 14 years of age
  • A large kick about area
  • Basketball hoop
  • Seating

Mountfield Park – The park has no restricted access 

The park is accessible via the rear of B&Q and Mountfield Avenue.

The park has a designated wildlife area which is left to nature, many new young trees have been planted in partnership with Broad District Council – Broadland Tree Wardens.

There is seating available and this is an ideal location for dog walking and families.

Cottingham Park – The park has no restricted access

The park is accessible via Bush Road and Reepham Road

The informal recreation grounds off the Reepham Road is a continuation of land given over to allotments.
The park is located on the edge of Hellesdon and is an ideal place for dog walking.

 

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