Open space

Open space in Horley - what we promised, our progress to date and our future plans



  • to provide a range of open spaces and facilities to cater for the recreational and leisure needs of local people

What we promised

  • a town park to accommodate outdoor sports pitches and play space on a site at Wilgers Farm
  • a Riverside Green Chain, around the town, that safeguards the riverine environment and provides opportunities for both formal and informal recreation 
  • three new allotment sites
  • a variety of play areas within the new neighbourhoods for children and young people 

Progress to date

  • completed the majority of new play spaces in the North East Sector
  • completed the laying out of a new allotment site in the North East Sector which has now been transferred to Horley Town Council
  • began to layout the Riverside Green Chain around the North East Sector 

Future delivery

  • complete the layout of the Riverside Green Chain around the two new neighbourhoods
  • the provision of a new town park
  • the installation of new play areas in the North West Sector
  • the layout of two new allotment sites in the North West Sector 

See also