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Parks and play areas

Parks and play areas

Borough parks

Community parks

  • Brearley Park & Wetlands, New Whittington
  • Eastwood Park, Hasland
  • Hady Playing Field
  • Highfield Park
  • Inkerman Rec (Wasps Nest)
  • Loundsley Green Playing Field
  • Rother Rec
  • Somersall Park
  • Stand Rd Park
  • Tapton Park
  • Whitecotes

Recreational areas/play areas

  • Badger Rec, Brockwell
  • Brushfield Rec
  • Carsington Close Rec
  • Chester St Rec (Monkey Puzzle)
  • Circular Road
  • Cottage Close
  • Damon Drive Rec, Brimington
  • Eastwood Rec, Station Rd Brimington
  • Edinburgh Rd
  • Hady Lane/ Barnes Road
  • Harehill Road Rec
  • Hartington Rec
  • Heathcote Drive Open Space
  • Hilltop Road
  • Hunloke Ave Open Space
  • Inkersall Green Playing Field
  • Kendal Rd Open Space (Housing open space?)
  • King George V Playing Field
  • Kirkstone Rd Rec
  • Langer Lane Rec
  • Linacre Road Open Space
  • Manor Road Rec, Brimington
  • McGregors Pond
  • Netherthorpe Rec
  • Norbriggs Flash
  • Norbriggs Rec
  • Pearsons Rec
  • Poolsbrook Rd (Adventure Playground)
  • Poolsbrook Rec
  • Princess St Rec, Brimington
  • Queen's Park Annexe
  • Ringwood Park
  • Spital Rec Ground
  • St Davids Rise
  • Stanford Way
  • Station Road Rec, Barrow Hill
  • Staveley Memorial Gardens
  • Stone Lane Kickabout Area, New Whittington
  • Thirlmere Road Rec
  • Varley Park
  • Wharf Lane
  • Wickins Place

Green spaces

  • Pearsons Croft, Upper Newbold
  • Riddings Croft, Upper Newbold
  • Stoops Close, Old House Road, Loundsley Green

Multi use games areas and skate parks

Brearley Park, New Whittington (MUGA and skate park) 
Loundsley Green, Pennine Way (skate park) 
Stand Road (MUGA and skate park) 
Wain Avenue, off Piccadilly Road (MUGA)

Local areas for play

A local area for play is a small area of open space, specifically designated and primarily laid our for very young children to play close to where they live.

Bradgate Croft, Hasland 
Coupland Close, New Whittington 
Cropston Close, off Storfoth Lane 
Foxbrook Court, Walton 
Foxbrook Drive, Walton 
Knighton Close, off Storforth Lane, Hasland 
Mallory Close, off Sheffield Road 
No. 12 Kirby Close, Hasland 
No. 12 Oadby Drive, Hasland 
No. 9 Oadby Drive, Hasland 
Parkside View, Upper Newbold 
Silverwell, Middlecroft 
Staunton Close, off Derby Road 
Wain Avenue, off Piccadilly Road 
Westwood, off Bamford Road

Locally equipped areas for play

A local equipped area for play is an area of open space specifically designated and laid out with features including equipment for children who are beginning to go out and play independently close to where they live.

Badgers Recreation Ground, off Brockwell Lane 
Barnes Road, Hady Lane 
Belmont Road, Staveley 
Brushfield Recreation Ground, Holme Hall 
Canal Wharf Play Area, Hazelhurst Lane, Stonegravels 
Carsington Way, Holme Hall 
Chester Street 
Circular Road, Middlecroft, 
Damon Drive, Peterdale, Brimington 
Devonshire Avenue, New Whittington 
Duckmanton Adventure Play Area, Poolsbrook Road 
Durley Chine, Hasland 
Eastwood Park – Junior Area, Hasland 
Eastwood Park – Toddler Area, Hasland 
Edinburgh Road 
Hady Hill, Spital 
Harcourt Close, off Storforth Lane, Hasland 
Harehill Road, Grangewood 
Hartington Road, Staveley 
Hassop Road, Staveley (New 2011) 
Hazel Drive, Walton Drive 
Heathervale Road, Hasland 
Heywood Street, Brimington 
Highfield Play Area 
Hilltop Play Area, Old Whittington 
Holland Road, Whittington Hill 
Holmebrook Valley Park 1 
Holmebrook Valley Park 2 
Holmebrook Valley Park, Linacre Road (New 2011) 
Holmebrook Valley Park, Pavilion (2012) 
Inkersall Green (New Site for 2010) 
King George Play Area, Staveley 
Kirkstone Road, Dunston 
Langer Lane, Birdholme 
Langtree Avenue, Old Whittington 
Larks Rise, Brimington 
Lockoford Lane, Tapton 
Manor Road, Brimington 
Pearsons Recreation Ground, Old Hall Road, Brampton 
Poolsbrook 1, Cottage Close 
Poolsbrook 2, Cottage Close 
Poolsbrook Country Park (Additional play 2011) 
Priestfield Gardens, Upper Newbold 
Princess Street, Brimington 
Private Drive, Hollingwood 
Queens Park – Junior Area 
Queens Park – Toddler Area 
Ringwood Park 
Sheldon Road, Holme Hall 
Somersall Park, Somersall Lane 
Spital Lane 
St Davids Rise, Walton 
Stanford Way, Walton 
Stanford Way, Walton 
Station Road, Barrow Hill 
Station Road, Brimington 
Tapton Park 
Thirlmere Road, Upper Newbold 
Wasp Nest Play Area, Rockingham Drive, Ashgate Road (Additional play 2012) 
Wensley Way, Middlecroft (No longer in use but may require checking.) 
West Crescent, Duckmanton 
Wickins Play Area, Mastin

Last updated on 27 February 2018