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 2016 AGM was held on Thursday 13th 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 Chairman of Essex County Council, Councillor John Aldridge, who helped present the awards.

Loughton Town Council did extrememly well, scooping two awards in Classes 3 and 7. The were lucky enough to receive a voucher from our Class 3 sponsors, Wicksteed and a £500 cheque from the Augustine Courtauld Trust who kindly sponsored Class 7, presented by Julien Courtauld.

Congratulations also go to; The Buxton Trust, Feering Parish Council, Braintree District Council, Billericay Cricket Club and Rayleigh Town Council for winning their respective classes. 



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 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 February 2017               

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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

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