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Haughton Green Playing Fields

Haughton Green information pointHaughton Green Playing Fields is a multi purpose site that can be used by the whole community, by providing a sports cage, play area, full sized football pitches and a new bowling green. Other features include a wildlife area, a health walk, footpaths and landscaping, area’s that all members of the community can benefit from.

Regeneration of Haughton Green Playing Fields

The sports field for many years was a rather bleak open space dogged with vandalism and other anti social behaviour, surrounded by houses in the centre of a large estate it was nevertheless a valuable green site for the all the residents who were keen to see the site improved.

Haughton Green Community Forum in partnership with Tameside MBC and Groundwork Tameside began to put together a plan for improving the playing fields based on the ideas and the needs of the local residents.

photo of Haughton Green This area underwent major refurbishment in 2004, following consultation with users of the playground.

The site of approximately 1.2ha, together with the adjacent football fields has been transformed from a bland open area with few facilities into a much valued and well-used community green space.

Plan of Haughton Green Playing Fields

 

Plan of Haughton green playing field

Events

Events are ongoing in the area, they have included bulb planting with local schools, community tree planting and celebration events. Haughton Green Playing Fields are also regularly visited by local football photo's of community eventsteams. There is also the following on the bowling greens:

  • Saturday 11am-12.30pm– Under 16’s
  • Tuesday 6.30pm-8pm– Open Age

Tuition by qualified coaches.

Why not come and support your local bowling teams?

  • Men’s Team competitions– Thursdays
  • Ladies Team competitions– Wednesdays
  • Matches on Alternative weeks.

Some of the events at the Green Park Centre are:

  • Mum’s and Tot’s
  • Before & After School Club
  • Zodiac Morris Dancing
  • Irish Dancing
  • Ballroom Dancing

Public Transport

For information on local bus and train services please visit the TfGM Web Site

Haughton Green Playing Fields is managed by Tameside MBC, Denton and Audenshaw District Assembly. If you would like any further information please contact the Town Managers Office.

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