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.
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 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.
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.
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.
A revised budget for a multi-million-pound St Albans City Centre development should be voted on next month, Councillors have proposed.
Live music, cocktail-making demonstrations and craft sessions are to take place online as part of a reimagined Alban Weekend.
Visitors enjoying the attractions of Verulamium Park in St Albans are being urged NOT to feed the birds.
St Albans Museum + Gallery has been lit up in blue and green to show ongoing support for frontline workers dealing with the Coronavirus outbreak.