Best Kept Playing Fields Competition results 2017
2017 was another amazing year with 199 facilities entered into the competition.
We gladly awarded our winners and runners up for their hard work at the AGM, which took place on the 19th October at the Essex Police Sports and Social Club, Chelmsford.
So without futher ado, here are the results:
Class 1 - Playing fields serving a population of 2,500 or more
Winner - Loughton Town Council - Roding Valley Rec
Runner Up - Ongar Town Council - Love Lane
Class 2 - Playing fields serving a population of less than 2,500
Winner - Tillingham Village Council - The West Field, Vicarage Lane
Runner Up - Dedham Parish Council - The Duchy Playing Field
Class 3 - The Gerald Snook Award for children's playgrounds whether on or off playing fields but judges apart from any playing field on which they are situated.
Winner - Saffron Walden Town Council - Golden Acre Community Centre
Runner Up - Loughton Town Council - Trapps Hill Play Area
Class 4 - Cricket Grounds on which a winter game may or may not be played
Winner - Saffron Walden Cricket Club
Runners Up - Brentwood County Ground Club
Class 5 - Playing Fields which are professionally maintained and managed by larger authorities and commercial organisations
Winner - Chelmsford City Council - Springfield Hall park
Runner Up - Chelmsford City Council - Melbourne Park
Class 6 - Best Kept Football Pitch
Winner - Chelmsford City Council - Melbourne Park
Runner Up - CFC Shalford
Class 7 - For exceptional work carried out during the year
Winner - Langham Parish Council - New play area