Welcome To Essex Playing Fields Association


Registered Charity No: 301448




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 2019 AGM was held on Thursday 24th October at our usual venue of Essex Police Sports and Social Club. Once again it was sponsored by our friends Wicksteed and we thank them for their continued support.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Essex Police for their support in allowing us to use their facilties for this event and a big thank you to our Patron, Lord Petre and the Chairman of Essex County Council, Councillor John Jowers, who helped present the awards for the Best Kept Playing Field Competition.


Ongar TC 2019 Gosfield 2019  Saffron Walden TC 2019 Chelmsford Winner 5 2019


Gosfield winner 6 2019 Radwinter 7 2019



Congratualtions to our winners:

Class 1 - Ongar Town Council

Class 2 - Gosfield Parish Council

Class 3 - Saffron Walden Town Council

Class 4 - Billericay Cricket Club

Class 5 - Chelmsford City Council

Class 6 - Gosfield Parish Council

Class 7 - Radwinter Recreation Ground




    Closing date for the next round of our Small Grants Applications is 15th February 2020               

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