Best Kept Playing Fields Competition results 2019
2019 was another amazing year with over 220 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 24th 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 - Ongar Town Council - Love Lane Jubilee Field
Runner Up - Elsenham Parish Council - Leigh Drive
Class 2 - Playing fields serving a population of less than 2,500
Winner - Gosfield Parish Council - Playing Field
Runner Up - Alresford Parish Council - 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 - The Common
Runner Up - Ongar Town Council - Love Lane play area
Class 4 - Cricket Grounds on which a winter game may or may not be played
Winner - Billericay Cricket Club
Runners Up - Little Baddow Parish Council
Class 5 - Playing Fields which are professionally maintained and managed by larger authorities and commercial organisations
Winner -Chelmsford City Council - Chelmer Village Green
Runner Up - Braintree District Council - Witham Town Park
Class 6 - Best Kept Football Pitch
Winner - Gosfield Parish Council
Runner Up - Dedham Parish Council
Class 7 - For exceptional work carried out during the year
Winner - Radwinter Recreation Ground - Improvements to pavilion, play areas and cricket pitch