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Buckingham Park and playground

Upper Shoreham Road,
West Sussex,
BN43 6BA

Facilities and attractions

 Basketball Bowls Cricket Football Playground Open Space Event Rugby‎ ‎Tennis

Equipment list for Buckingham Park playground

  • Smaller children's play equipment - 2 to 6 years typically
  • Older children's play equipment - 6 years onwards typically
  • Multi sports - football/basketball/cricket
  • Teen shelter meeting point

See also:

Buckingham Park ball park

The ball park has everything young people need to play basketball, netball and football.

There is also a three metre climbing wall, outdoor table tennis table football and a drinking water fountain.

There is also a youth shelter paid for by the Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership.

The ballpark was opened by Yorick Williams from the Brighton Bears.

The play area was refurbished in September 2015 and the two entrances improved. The scheme saw some old and tired equipment removed and new equipment including a popular zip wire installed. Facilities include new wheelchair friendly picnic tables.

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Football and Cricket can be booked by contacting the sports booking team.

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Outdoor fitness equipment

Outdoor fitness equipment at Buckingham Park was installed in September 2012.

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For more information about playing rugby at Buckingham Park please visit the Shoreham Rugby Club website.

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Tennis courts

Tennis is playable at Buckingham Park on a first come basis and payment must be made in advance in 'Cup Cakes Cafe' by the children's playground.

Fees are based on per court per hour and are inclusive of VAT.  (Prices are reviewed annually and are subject to an annual increase in April, prices correct as at 01-04-2018):

Adults £8.00 per hour
Children, under 18, OAP and unemployed £4.00 per hour.

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Tree of Life

Tree of life

Adur's Tree of Life was planted last year on the west side of Buckingham Park.

Its purpose is to help remember those who died during the Holocaust and other genocides. Holocaust Memorial Day is held each year on or near the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau.

The aim of the Tree of Life is to overcome prejudice, discrimination and racism in modern society.

People are invited to write a message for peace and tie it to the Tree of Life for others to read.

For more information visit the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust website.

See also: Tree of Life in Beach House Park, Worthing.

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Opening hours

The park is open 24 hours a day all year round.

The ball park court will be open from 8:00am to 4:00pm in winter and until 8:30pm in summer.

Tennis courts are open from 8:00am to dusk, seven days a week.

The football season runs from April to early September.

The cricket season runs from April to end August/beginning September.

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