The Playing Field in Llanfallteg

Llanfallteg Memorial Playing Field is a “QE 2 Field in Trust” protected site. This legal status gives additional protection to ensure the field is kept into the future as a place for recreation and leisure. The field is managed by a committee of trustees who look to ensure the future of the park through management, maintenance and essential fund raising to cover operational costs. If you would like to join the playing field team contact our chairperson at, thepark@llanfallteg.org.

Developing The Park

The playing field works towards its development plan to further develop, upgrade and maintain the park space. To learn more about our development plan please contact us.

Meetings

The Playing Field hold occasional meetings as well as their AGM once a year. 

Members

  • Chair: Jamie King
  • Secretary: Wendy King
  • Other Trustees include;
  • Haydn Owen
  • Tim Brandston
  • Eve Edwards
  • Christine Young
  • Allan Walters

About The Memorial Playing Field

As part of the Queen Elizabeth 2nd Jubilee the Playing Field has been designated as a “QE 2 Field in Trust”. This legal status gives additional protection to ensure the field is kept into the future as a place for recreation and leisure. An impressive plaque shows the new status of the field.

The Memorial Playing Field was established in memory of those who lost their lives in the Great War. An all timber hall was erected there and it enjoyed many events, including welcome home parties in the Second World War. By 1985 the hall condition was declared unsafe and it was pulled down.

With a lot of hard work by a dedicated local band of people, a revived set of trustees set about reforming the charity and in 1986 it gained charity status. Since then the playing field has been rejuvenated mostly with money raised locally and continues to develop and maintain its facilities.

Getting Involved With The Park – Join The Team

The playing field team welcome anyone looking to join, or get involved with playing field activities. From joining the list of trustees, to casually helping out at one of the fund raising events held through the year, your contribution will be greatly appreciated by all those who enjoy the space. If you would like to join the team or help out please contact the chairperson at; thepark@llanfallteg.org .

While the main focus of the trustees is to maintain the playing field and ensure its future success, fundraising is a key part of responsibilities. The operational costs of the park are met by the charity and its trustees, it is not a County Council owned playing field and in turn this makes the space quite special. The team of dedicated trustees and helpers organise fundraising events throughout the year, with the village fete being the main spectacle. These events are vital to the success and future of the playing field and have provided the sole income for many years. The events programme for the park has been developing steadily over the last few years, from community focused events to specific fundraisers, its clear to see this is much more than just an open space.

Llanfallteg Memorial Playing Field is a registered charity in England and Wales, charity number: 519286.

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