Sleaford Open Spaces

Updated on 1 July 2013 by Admin 

Sleaford Park
The Town Council owns and manages seven open spaces within the town:

Boston Road Park, Castlefield, Eastgate Green, George Street Play Area, Lincoln Road Play Area, Meadowfield Play Area and Woodside Play
The Town Council is also responsible for the maintenance of play equipment at: Peacock Court & Spire View

All the open spaces and play equipment are checked weekly for damage and the areas are litter picked regularly.
The Play Equipment is also inspected on an annual basis by a third party company.  Any equipment found to be damaged or faulty is repaired or removed as soon as possible.

To report vandalism or damage to a play area or play equipment, please call 01529 303456 or email: enquiries@sleaford.gov.uk.

The Town Council maintains all its own open spaces, this includes grass cutting, planting, hedges,  play areas, clearing litter, emptying litter bins.


Boston Road Park

Sleaford Kids PlaygroundSituated on Boston Road this 13.8 acre site has many mature trees and is grassed throughout.  It is the largest of the town's open spaces. It has the following facilities:

Toddler and Junior Play Areas

The toddler play area opened in the summer of 2007 and has proved to be extremely popular.


Skate Park

Sleaford Skate Park


Boston Road Toilets

Boston Road Toilets
These modern semiautomatic public toilets opened in December 2007 and comprise of two individual units fully DDA compliant and with baby changing facilities.  The toilets can be accessed from a tarmac path off Boston Road.
Opening times are:
October-March 8:30 am - 4:00pm daily.
April-September 8:30 am - 7:00pm daily.

The toilets may remain open longer if the Kiosk is open.
There is a small kiosk selling hot and cold drinks and a range of food and sweets.  It is usually open at weekends, bank holidays and most days in the summer months.

Security cameras cover the majority of this open space.

Dogs are welcome in the Park.  It is against the law to allow a dog to foul a public space and not clear up after them, bins for disposing of dog waste are provided at the entrances.

There is an annual fair held in the Park.

It is intended to upgrade the play equipment for older users in this park in near future, any comments or ideas on this equipment should be sent to the Interim Deputy Clerk.


Castlefield

This is the site of Sleaford Castle and is accessed from Castle Causeway.  The 6.2 acres is grassed over the remains of the castle leaving mounds and hollows.  The area is managed to encourage wildlife.
Click here for more information on Sleaford Castle.

Dogs are welcome in Castlefield but must be kept on a lead.  It is against the law to allow a dog to foul a public space and not clear up after them, bins for disposing of dog waste are provided.


Eastgate Green

This small 0.75 acre site is situated between Eastgate Car Park and the River Slea, it is grassed and has many mature trees.
Dogs are welcome on Eastgate Green.  It is against the law to allow a dog to foul a public space and not clear up after them, bins for disposing of dog waste are provided.


George Street Play Area

George Street Playground

The play area is accessed off George Street, Rhodes Avenue and Dove Close, it is a 2.2 acre grassed site and has the following facilities:

Toddler and Junior Play Equipment
Multisports Area

In 2006 this area benefited from a total replacement of the play equipment, including a path and lighting between the two entrances.

Dogs are welcome in George Street Play Area but must be kept on a lead.  It is against the law to allow a dog to foul a public space and not clear up after them, a bin for disposing of dog waste is provided.


Lincoln Road Play Area

Lincoln Road Playground

Accessed from Lincoln Road and Lomax Drive this 1.2 acre site is grassed and In 2008 this area received a complete replacement of the play equipment including:

Toddler and Junior Play Equipment
Kick Wall

Dogs are banned from Lincoln Road Play Area.


Meadowfield Play Area

With entrances off Meadowfield and Newfield Road this is the smallest of the Town Councils play areas at 0.75 of an acre.  This grassed area has benefited from a complete replacement of the play equipment in 2005.  The facilities in this play area consists of:

Toddler and Junior Play Equipment
Kick Wall

Dogs are banned from Meadowfield Play Area.


Woodside Play Area

Comprising of a 5.5 acre grassed area this site is located alongside Sleaford Wood which is managed by the Woodland Trust. Access is from Beech Rise and Summerfield Close.  At this time the only facilities are:

Multiplay Unit

Dogs are welcome in the Woodside Play Area.  It is against the law to allow a dog to foul a public space and not clear up after them, bins for disposing of dog waste are provided at the entrances.


Peacock Court

This small fenced area at Peacock Court off Mareham Lane consists of a toddler swing, springer and small multiplay unit.

Spire View

This small fenced play area is situated on the Spire View estate off Northfield Road in Quarrington and consists of a multiplay unit and toddler swings.

The Town Council is not responsible for the open spaces in these areas.

For more information please contact the Town Council offices on 01529 303456 or email enquiries@sleaford.gov.uk

 

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