Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr Richard Levell, Raunds Town Mayor and his consort Mrs Magdalana Levell 2018  - 2019

Clerk: Ms Kate Houlihan
The Hall, Raunds
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire NN9 6LT

Play Areas

Raunds Town Council is responsible for 6 play areas in the town.

Amos Lawrence Playing Field

Amos Lawrence Playing Field is situated on Stanwick Road in Raunds. The field is used regularly by Raunds Town Youth FC for training and matches.

Raunds Skate park is situated in Amos Lawrence playing field and is a very popular attraction for the youth of the town and beyond! The skate ramps have undergone an extension project which was part funded by an ENC Community Facilities Fund grant.

Raunds Town Carnival is held annually at Amos Lawrence in September where there are stalls, floats, performances, award ceremonies and fun fair.

There is a 'Dog Exclusion' order for the skate park. To view full details on Dog Control Orders please click here - Amos Lawrence Dog Control Order

Bassfords Recreation Ground

Bassfords Recreation Ground is located on Marshalls Road, Raunds adjacent to Raunds Town Cricket Club and London Road Allotments.

It has a play area with equipment for children between 8 - 13 years which including a Pod Swing, Aeroskate, Rodeo Board, Gyro Spiral, BiiBox and Youth Shelter.

There is also a toddler area which has swings, small climbing frame with slide and roundabout and see-saw.

Any play area that is fenced and that has a gate will be a dogs exclusion zone, meaning it is an offence to take a dog into a fenced children's play area at any time.

If you are looking for somewhere to exercise then Bassfords now has outdoor gym equipment. There are 10 pieces of equipment which are free to use 24hrs a day.

Raunds Mayors Show and Raunds Summer Picnic are held here annually. Details can be found on our website, noticeboards and electronic sign.

Webb Road Play Area

Webb Road Play Area is located between Webb Road and Nichols Way. This play area was updated in 2016 and has a climbing frame, stepping stones, see-saw and rotating springer.


Saddlers Play Area

Saddlers play area is located off Weighbridge Way and is aimed at children up to 8 years of ages.

Any play area that is fenced and that has a gate will be a dogs exclusion zone, meaning it is an offence to take a dog into a fenced children's play area at any time.

Town Square Play Area

The Town Square has a small play unit which replaced the concrete animals.

Any play area that is fenced and that has a gate will be a dogs exclusion zone, meaning it is an offence to take a dog into a fenced children's play area at any time.

Saxon Hall Play Area

Saxon Hall play area has had some additional equipment installed and is aimed at toddlers up to 5 years old.

Any play area that is fenced and that has a gate will be a dogs exclusion zone, meaning it is an offence to take a dog into a fenced children's play area at any time.

If you notice any damage to any of the equipment in our play areas please report it to info@raunds-tc.gov.uk or call 01933 622087, Thank you.

The Rowans Play Area

This is a private play area and is maintained by a management company on behalf of the residents.