Lancaster City Council, Lancashire County Council, North Lancashire Primary Care Trust and the Friends of Ryelands Park are working together to help improve the park.
The partners have put together a draft plan for the future of Ryelands Park based on the views of local residents. These are currently only proposals and no decisions have been made. The final plan will enable us to secure funding to carry out improvements to the park.
Transform Your Patch
‘Transform Your Patch’ is a partnership between environmental regeneration charity, Groundwork and drinks brands from Britvic and PepsiCo and one of the most ambitious schemes to take place in the UK.
Groundwork has identified around 165 exciting recreational projects of various sizes across 12 regions to receive funding from the scheme including playgrounds, picnic areas and parks, skate parks and 5-a-side football pitches.
Ryelands Park has been put forward as a flagship project under the scheme.
Ryelands Park is located on the main A6 road just to the north of the city across the river Lune.
The park was given to the residents of Lancaster by Lord Ashton, a local industrialist, whose family home was Ryelands House.
- Three football pitches for hire
- All-weather multi games area marked out for tennis, basketball and 5-a-side football.
- Changing facilities
For information on booking the facilities please see bottom of page.
Do you want to help shape the future of Ryelands Park?
If you live near or use the park, or have memories or stories about it, and you care about its future, we want to hear from you. Find out how to get involved below.
What are the future prospects for the park?
Lots of ideas have been put forward and it is hoped that in the future the park will offer more for a wider variety of people and age groups. Just some of the ideas people had include a BMX track, adult exercise area, community garden, dog exercise area, and cafe.
Funding has already been secured from United Utilities to improve the play area.
Want to get involved?
If you want to be part of these exciting plans for the park, contact Helen Ryan using the details below.
Take Pride in Your Park
The Friends of Ryelands Park organised a litter pick to launch Lancaster City Council's Take Pride in Your Park campaig. Click here to watch a video and find out more about the campaign
Tell us what you think of the park by completing the Park Health Check