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Parks and open spaces

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If you spot damage or vandalism in Medway's open spaces to play equipment report it using thisonline form.


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Medway Council manages and develops parks, recreation grounds and other green spaces and provides opportunities for everyone to access them.

It provides the following services:

  • attractive and accessible green spaces;
  • events, interpretation and education programmes for both adults and children;
  • volunteer opportunities to participate in conserving and improving the environment;
  • offer opportunities for residents to have say on green spaces; 
  • an effective tree management and advisory service; 
  • a range of good quality built and planted facilities to cater for everyone;
  • Offer facilities that give young people opportunities for informal, social recreation; 
  • an allotment service;
  • a rolling programme of development based on the Wildlife, Countryside and Open Spaces Strategy 2008-16.

Medway has many parks and recreational grounds at various locations. For information on recent activities on these sites visit the latest news page.

Play areas

Across Medway there are many play areas providing safe recreational facilities for children. Some play areas may be in or near parks, recreation and playing fields but separate from other facilities at the site.


General enquiries and reports of defects or other problems should be made via customer services using the contact details provided below or by completing one of these online forms:

Anti-social behaviour includes the riding of motorbikes across open spaces. Some barriers have been installed and the council works with the police to target problem areas.


For more information contact us by telephone: 01634 306000 or by email: info@medway.gov.uk

Write to: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR