Temporary closure of Council park cafés for improvements
Published on Wednesday, 22nd February 2023
While Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is working on re-letting and improving the offer and facilities in its park cafés in Banstead, Redhill and Reigate, the cafés will be closed temporarily.
More thrills and skills for Preston Park skatepark
Published on Thursday, 2nd February 2023
Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is investing in a bigger and better purpose-built skatepark in Preston Park, Tadworth, funded by our Preston regeneration programme.
Investment in Lady Neville and Priory Park play areas promotes inclusive play and sustainability
Published on Monday, 30th January 2023
Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is undertaking improvement works in two of its popular playgrounds as part of its ongoing investment in the borough’s play facilities.
Help shape the plan to look after Earlswood and Redhill Commons
Published on Thursday, 10th November 2022
Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is seeking the views of visitors to two of its most popular beauty spots.
Parks and green spaces win another bumper crop of ‘in bloom’ awards
Published on Thursday, 20th October 2022
We’re celebrating more great results in this year’s South & South East in Bloom competition.
Two Reigate & Banstead parks awarded the coveted Green Flag Award as they are officially recognised as some of the country’s best parks
Published on Thursday, 4th August 2022
In a record-breaking year both Memorial Park, Redhill and Priory Park Reigate are raising their prestigious Green Flag Awards once again!
Plans for £1.5m Merstham Recreation Ground refurbishment submitted
Published on Tuesday, 5th April 2022
A £1.5 million refurbishment of Merstham Recreation Ground is a step closer with the submission of a planning application by the Council for improvements to the park.
Now open! Get your skates on and try out the new Pump Track in South Park.
Published on Wednesday, 22nd December 2021
Designed to build momentum and speed, a Pump Track is an exhilarating course of twists, turns, and bumps to challenge bike riders and skateboarders alike.
Glorious green spaces win again in prestigious national and regional awards
Published on Monday, 25th October 2021
More success, and best year yet, as our parks and green spaces improved on previous results in the South & South East in Bloom competition and again achieve Green Flag status.
What’s next for £1.5m Merstham Recreation Ground revamp?
Published on Monday, 15th March 2021
Following a consultation last autumn to get community feedback on ideas for a £1.5 million refurbishment of Merstham Recreation Ground, we have appointed a design team to develop the plans further.
Green Flag success - international mark of quality for two Reigate & Banstead parks
Published on Wednesday, 14th October 2020
Memorial Park, Redhill and Priory Park, Reigate have been recognised again this year as some of the very best green spaces, by achieving coveted Green Flag status in this global award scheme.
Have your say on £1.5m project to revamp Merstham Recreation Ground
Published on Tuesday, 8th September 2020
If you live in Merstham or use Merstham Recreation Ground, the Council would like to hear your ideas for improving it.
Residents and visitors asked their views on the borough’s dog control Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO)
Published on Thursday, 27th August 2020
Residents and visitors are being asked to share their views on the renewing of Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO) used to control the behaviour of dogs in the borough’s parks and green spaces.
Our Plan for Playgrounds
Published on Friday, 3rd July 2020
UPDATE November 2020: Parks and opens spaces remain open for people to enjoy when following the Government guidance around social distancing.
Two Reigate & Banstead parks are recognised as some of the UK’s very best green spaces
Published on Wednesday, 28th August 2019
A record number of parks and green spaces collected a Green Flag Award
Priory Park’s new-look playground reopens after revamp
Published on Friday, 19th July 2019
Priory Park’s exciting nautical-themed playground has reopened this afternoon (Friday 19 July) in time for the start of the summer holidays.
New bird box trail at Memorial Park - ideal for kids this half term
Published on Friday, 24th May 2019
Help your kids step away from the screens this half term and head to Memorial Park in Redhill to have a go at spotting the birds nesting in 22 new colourfully decorated bird boxes.
Priory Park playground revamp to start in June
Published on Monday, 25th March 2019
The exciting designs for Priory Park’s playground revamp have been unveiled. The popular play space will undergo a refurbishment project to replace its ageing and damaged equipment, starting in June.
‘Little Free Libraries’ installed in community spaces to inspire a love of reading in everyday lives
Published on Wednesday, 13th February 2019
Reigate & Banstead Borough Council has installed ‘Little Free Libraries’ into five community green spaces to help make literature available to residents as they go about their everyday lives.
Priory Park playground set for refurb - what do you want to see?
Published on Tuesday, 9th October 2018
Priory Park’s popular playground is set for a revamp next year to replace its ageing equipment.
Memorial Park, Redhill and Priory Park, Reigate are recognised as some of the UK’s very best green spaces
Published on Thursday, 2nd August 2018
A record number of parks and green spaces collected a Green Flag Award , including two of ours!
New decorative bird box trail launches at Earlswood Lakes
Published on Tuesday, 22nd May 2018
A fascinating, new decorative bird box trail installed at Earlswood Common by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council, launches on Saturday 26 May, just in time for some free half term holiday fun.
Blooming Triumph for Reigate & Banstead’s Greenspaces Team!
Published on Wednesday, 25th October 2017
Many of our borough’s parks, town centres and other open spaces have been recognised in this year’s South and South East in Bloom Awards.
The witch joins the lion and the wardrobe at magical Narnia trail
Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017
The infamous ‘White Witch’ has joined Aslan the lion, Lucy Pevensey and the iconic wardrobe at the Council’s magical Narnia nature trail at Banstead Woods and Chipstead Downs Local Nature Reserve.
Memorial Park, Redhill wins its first Green Flag award along with Priory Park, Reigate.
Published on Monday, 24th July 2017
Memorial Park, Redhill has been awarded its first Green Flag award with Priory Park, Reigate also winning.
Creating a Splash this summer in Priory Park, Reigate!
Published on Thursday, 6th July 2017
Friday 7 July sees the reopening of the Priory Park play area in Reigate, now featuring brand new splash play equipment!
'Narnia’ trail opens at new Banstead Woods and Chipstead Downs Nature Reserve
Published on Monday, 26th June 2017
Iconic characters from ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ have been brought to life at an enchanting Narnia themed nature trail at the new Banstead Woods and Chipstead Downs Local Nature Reserve.
New funding for Ifold Road play area, Redhill
Published on Wednesday, 10th May 2017
Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is today celebrating the news that it has received funding of £48,000 for a multi use games area in Redhill.
Popular Chipstead Playground Revamped
Published on Thursday, 1st December 2016
An opening ceremony for the new Chipstead Mead Playground took place on Wednesday 16 November following a revamp by Reigate & Banstead Borough Council. The Deputy Mayor of Reigate & Banstead, Councillor Keith Foreman, ward Councillor John Stephenson and Councillor Dr Lynne Hack, Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services were in attendance, accompanied by children and parents from Chipstead Village Pre-School.
Boating to resume at Earlswood Lakes at Easter
Published on Friday, 11th March 2016
After an absence of many years, boating at Earlswood Lakes is set to resume at Easter weekend.
‘South and South East in Bloom’ awards for parks and green spaces
Published on Monday, 21st September 2015
Parks, gardens and green spaces in Banstead, Redhill, Reigate and Horley have been praised in this year’s South and South East in Bloom awards.