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Cost of Living

With significant rise in the cost of living we know that some households will be struggling financially, emotionally or because they need practical advice and help. Here is some key information on what support is available and how to access it. As new schemes, advice and support becomes available this page will be kept updated.

Play Areas

Our parks and ground maintenance team are responsible for managing 15 playgrounds in the Borough.

Which play areas are we responsible for?

  • Central Park
  • Witham Way Country Park
  • Woodville Road
  • Burgess Pit
  • Maple Road
  • Sheltons Field
  • Saxon Gate
  • St Johns Road
  • Garfits Lane
  • The Square, King Street
  • Thomas Middlecott Drive
  • Ingelow Avenue
  • Broadfield Lane
  • Pilgrim Close
  • Sir Isaac Newton Drive

Central Park

Established in the Victoria times, Central Park is in the heart of the town centre.

The park is a great place to visit. It has numerous facilities for all ages to enjoy. It is especially popular throughout the summer months and is often used by families for an afternoon out in the sunshine. Our facilities include:

  • Bird aviaries
  • Wildlife garden
  • Flower and shrub beds
  • Victorian garden
  • Outdoor gym equipment
  • Basketball hoops
  • Football goal posts
  • Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA)
  • Play area (including wheelchair swing and wheelchair roundabout)
  • Community growing space (fruit and vegetables)
  • Picnic benches
  • Refreshment kiosk
  • Toilets (20p charge)
  • Litter-picked daily

Boston Central Park Closing Times

Summer - 22nd June 2022 to 30th October 2022 - 5.30am to 10pm
Autumn/Winter - 31st October 2022 to 26th March 2023 - 5.30am to 6pm
Spring/Summer - 27th March 2023 to 29th October 2023 - 5.30am to 10pm

Central Park also plays host to many successful events throughout the year, keep an eye on the website, Facebook and Twitter throughout the year for more information.

How often are the play areas inspected?

The play areas are inspected weekly by our grounds staff.

Not all play areas are maintained by Boston Borough Council. For all other play areas please contact your local parish councillor.