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
Parks and Green Spaces are open but please comply with the current social distancing guidelines when visiting.
The following Parks and Leisure facilities are closed due to the current restrictions:
- Sports Pavilions
Please check with your Town or Parish Council regarding the status of the facilities managed by them.
Community and voluntary groups in St Albans District that have been supporting people during the pandemic can apply for grants of up to £20,000.
An historic garden in St Albans City Centre is to be closed temporarily during the construction of a major housing and commercial development.
Residents are being asked by the Mayor of St Albans to maintain the ancient custom of Beating the Bounds.
A new £220,000 children’s playground at Clarence Park in St Albans has been officially opened with hundreds of people attending in the first week.
An allotment society from St Albans District has been invited to exhibit at one of the most prestigious garden shows in the country.
Community groups and charities in St Albans District can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for projects that help vulnerable people.
Exercise classes and indoor sports are among the activities that will resume at four St Albans District leisure centres on Monday 17 May.
Two new benches have been provided for St Albans residents in popular spots in the City Centre.
Thousands of people have already visited four major leisure centres in St Albans District that have reopened following the national COVID-19 lockdown.
A new property investment strategy has been drawn up by St Albans City and District Council.
A landmark building in St Albans City Centre has been bought to help finance a major regeneration project.
Major changes have been proposed to improve the running of St Albans’ historic Charter Market after extensive consultations with traders and residents.
A planning application to rebuild an ageing community centre in St Albans is to be submitted early next month.
Plans for a lottery to raise funds for voluntary and community groups in St Albans District have been approved.
Work is to begin next month on a new £220,000 children’s playground at Clarence Park in St Albans.
Plans to redevelop the St Albans Charter Market depot should be examined further, a Council Committee has said.