Parks and open spaces
Parks, Open Spaces and Play Areas with the City & District of St Albans form an important network of spaces and public places.
Alongside trees, these green spaces play a valuable role in improving the quality and character of District.
Parks and Green Spaces COVID-19 update
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday 23rd March 2020, the following facilities are closed, and will remain closed until further notice.
- Children's Play Areas
- Outdoor Fitness Areas and Equipment
- Multi Use Games Areas
- Sports Courts
- All public events have been cancelled until further notice
This is necessary to ensure social distancing, limit the spread of coronavirus and protect the health and safety of our communities.
A grant to a charity that supports people with learning disabilities has been fast-tracked because it will help protect them against Covid-19.
A scheme designed to deter antisocial behaviour in the centres of St Albans and Harpenden is to be renewed for three years.
St Albans Charter Market trader Danni Jefferson has won through to the final of a prestigious national award.
Work is to begin next month on a new £250,000 children’s playground at Verulamium Park in St Albans
Reopening dates announced for St Albans Museum + Gallery, Verulamium Museum and St Albans Clock Tower
Following the successful reopening of the café at St Albans Museum + Gallery in July, St Albans Museums is delighted to announce the reopening of the rest of the service.
St Albans City and District Council has worked with market traders to develop a revised Charter Market layout to allow more traders to operate at the twice-weekly market.
A team from St Albans City and District Council met with market traders on Friday (31 July) to listen to their concerns and their ideas for running the Charter Market during the current pandemic.
Leisure centres owned by St Albans City and District Council have reopened after being shut during the Covid-19 lockdown.
A proposal to complete a Heritage Trail in St Albans City to highlight its remarkable historical buildings, famous people and events has been put forward.
A major retail and office block which has been on the market for £7.2 million could be bought by St Albans City and District Council.
Extra borrowing has been recommended to complete the ambitious development of new leisure and cultural centres in Harpenden.
As part of the loosening of lockdown regulations, the government has announced that museums and galleries are now allowed to reopen.
St Albans Charter Market has been shortlisted for a prestigious Great British Food Award – and you can vote it into first place.
Park visitors in St Albans District are urged not to drop litter and cause environmental damage during the “Super Saturday” weekend.
Management contracts for seven major leisure facilities in St Albans District will be put out to tender next year.
Voluntary and community groups can now apply for grants of up to £5,000 from a fund operated by St Albans City and District Council.