Welcome To Essex Playing Fields Association





Essex Playing Fields Association have been supporting, creating, promoting, protecting and maintaining playing fields, playgrounds and sports grounds right across the county since 1924.

We are a small charity whose aim is to help our members and supporters with the care, improvement and protection of their precious play and sport areas.

Our website is here to help show you some of our work and point you in the right direction for help and advice.

If you would like to join us as a committee member or a Best Kept Playing Field competiton judge, then please go to the Contact Us page and send us your details. We would love to have you on board.




The closing date for our Best Kept Playing Field Competition is Friday 15th April. If you have not received your entry forms or you will be late get your entries in to us, please let us know


We have four new Corporate Members  - PG Groundcare, Root2Shoot, Sovereign and Proludic. Have a look at their pages on our website to see what products and services they offer.              


  The 2015 AGM was held on Thursday 15th October at Essex County Cricket Ground.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Essex Cricket for their continued support in allowing us to use their facilties for this event and a big thank you to our Patron, Lord Petre and the continued support from Councillor Norman Hume, who helped present the awards.

All results from this years competiton can be found on the BKPF Competition 2015 page.


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Our winners for 2015 - From top left: Braintree District Council, Chelmsford City Council,

The Buxton Trust, Dedham Parish Council and Sports Club, Gosfield Parish Council.

Unfortunately, our two othert winners; Mayland PC and Aythorpe Roding Cricket Club couldn't 

attend the AGM to collect their awards.










 Thank you to Matts Photography for taking some excellent photos of our winners. For more EPFA AGM photos, please go to http://mattsphotography25.foliopic.com/


    Closing date for the next round of our Small Grants Applications is 15th August 2016                 

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     You can now help us by paying a little each month or a one off payment through Payroll Giving. Just click the link below for more details

https://www.givingonline.org.uk/Essex Playing Fields Association_1098/index.html