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Bowling Green Revamp: Photos

April 11th, 2017

Great job this Saturday morning on the old Bowling Green. We have filled in holes, levelled out some large craters and reseeded the surface.

Many thanks to our wonderful volunteers Amanda, Mark, Mattie, Chris, Clare, Denise, Susie, Nick, Katy, Alan, John, Cecily, Isaac, Leah, Lorna and Clare G. And to Steve from CityParks, and our very own Park Ranger Lindsay. More photos below.

 

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Playground Clean Up: Photos

March 21st, 2017

Lindsay (left), Paul, and Delia (right), with two generations of park volunteers.

Thanks to all who showed up to help with the playground clean up in Queens Park on Sunday 26 March. “We were able to clean the area round the sandpit ready for a new delivery of sand,” said project leader Delia.

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Tennis Club AGM: Sun 19 March

March 10th, 2017

Members are encouraged to join the Queens Park Tennis club for its Annual General Meeting, to be held at the pavilion on Sunday 19 March at 4pm.

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Open Spaces Strategy Summary

March 9th, 2017

In January, the council published an Open Spaces Strategy document on the future of parks and open spaces in the city, based on the ‘Big Conversation’ consultation that took place Autumn 2016.

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About Queens Park

JourneyOn: travel to and from Queens Park.

Queens Park occupies a beautiful green valley facing south east towards the Channel.

In 1890 Queens Park was bought for the people of Brighton and extensively landscaped.

Queens Park is listed on the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest as Grade 2.

It has a large pond, a cafe, a well equipped playground and 22 acres of of rolling lawns and quiet wooded corners.

It is half a mile from the sea, one third of a mile long and has one and a half miles of footpaths.

It rises from 70 feet above sea level at the bottom to 140 feet at the top.

Parking: Zone C and meter. Some free parking on Queens Park Road and nearby streets.