Buckingham Park and playground
Upper Shoreham Road,
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
- Two Table Tennis tables are available for visitors to the park to use for free
The park is open 24 hours a day all year round.
The ball park court will be open from 8am to 4pm in winter and until 8:30pm in summer.
Tennis courts are open from 8am 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.
The ball park has everything young people need to play basketball, netball and football.
There is also a 3m 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.
Football can be booked by contacting the sports booking team.
Cricket at Buckingham Park is administered through Southwick Cricket Club who carry out maintenance to the Cricket table directly and allocate all cricket fixtures at Buckingham Park. Please contact Southwick Cricket Club direct for all enquiries relating to Cricket at this site:
Various items of outdoor fitness equipment is installed at Buckingham Park and it enjoys regular use by visitors to the park.
You can find out about the types of fitness equipment on our types of play webpage.
For more information about playing rugby at Buckingham Park please visit the Shoreham Rugby Club website.
Please note: Buckingham Park tennis courts are currently closed for tennis court works which commence on 26th September 2023 for a duration of about 6/7 weeks.
Once the works are complete the courts and sessions will be available to book online:
Two table tennis tables are available for visitors to the park to use for free.
Adur's Tree of Life was planted a few years ago on the west side of Buckingham Park as a symbolic reference to the millions who died in the Holocaust and other genocides.
Holocaust Memorial Day is held each year on 27th January around the time of the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The purpose of the Tree of Life is to overcome prejudice, discrimination and racism in modern society.
For more information visit the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust website.
See also: Tree of Life in Beach House Park, Worthing.
An oak tree to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War was planted in Buckingham Park on 9th November 2018.
The Chairman of Adur District Council, Councillor Joss Loader, and local Armed Forces champion, Councillor George Barton, were joined by children from Buckingham Park Primary School for the ceremony.
The tree was symbolically planted by the Chairman and a Year Six pupil from the school.
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Page last updated: 13 February 2024