Other parks, woodlands and open spaces - fees and charges

Fees and charges


Area Commercial National Charity/"Not for Profit" organisations (50% reduction) Local Charity/"Not for Profit" organisations/individuals (75% reduction)

Site Charge




Per Acre **




All charges are inclusive of VAT.

** The acreage charge will apply for all activities where large equipment or apparatus is required, eg climbing walls, archery targets etc.

Length Commercial
Per 2 hour session £18.00

Longer sessions

Further charges to be applied for longer sessions based on initial charge

Please note that the fees and charges set out in the tables above are not applicable for certain types of events such as:

  • Events of a more complex nature. These events will need to be discussed in detail between the Council and applicant
  • Certain larger scale events involving a significant number of visitors
  • Funfairs and circuses
  • Commercial activities across all types of parks: e.g. fitness camps, dog training, tai chi etc where the organisation/individual make a charge, will be charged for a minimum two hour session
  • Some supported events may not incur a charge (e.g. Friends of Groups, Community Groups, Resident or other council departments) this will be decided on review of enquiry
  • Any events that fall outside the charging schedules at the Council’s discretion

All charges are inclusive of VAT

Regardless of charges or free use of parks and greenspaces, there will be a reparation/make good clause in all agreements. Any damage to land or facilities will be charged to the event/activity organiser named on the enquiry form. A ground deposit/bond along with deposit may be payable once your enquiry is confirmed.

Events team

Address: One Friargate

Telephone: 024 7697 7642