Parks

Franklin Park

Off Welcombe Avenue, LE3 2TA

· Car Parking · Playground · Community Orchard · Nature Areas · Football Pitch ·

Franklin Park runs between Welcombe Avenue and Bramble Way and is a lovely park with nature walks, a playground, and sports equipment.

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Holmfield Park

Off Wardens Walk, LE3 3GF

· On street parking · Playground · Multi sports play area · Five a Side Football Pitch ·

Holmfield Park faces onto Wardens Walk, a small shopping parade. In addition to a childrens play area and a five-a-side pitch, it also has a large grassed area for dog walking, picnics, or general summer fun.

Click here for more information on Holmfield Park and a photo gallery.


Merrileys Park

Connected to Mossdale Meadows, LE3 2TW

· Nature Areas · Woodland Areas ·

Merrileys Park might leave a few locals scratching heads - as it generally isn't referred to or signposted. It attaches to Mossdale Meadows, and is primarily a nature and woodland area with few paths.

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Mossdale Meadows

Off Kingsway, LE3 2TW

· Car Parking · Playground · Football Pitches · Nature Areas · Skateboard Park · Multi Use Games Area · Fitness Trail ·

Mossdale Meadows is a great park - a large green area, with football pitches, nature areas, a small skatepark and multi use games area - Mossdale is also the site of our popular Summer Fete.

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Shakespeare Park

Off Avon Road, LE3 3AB

· Car Parking · Playground · Tennis Courts · Changing rooms · Bowling Club · Football Pitch ·

Shakespeare Park is one of our largest parks, and is currently the subject of a rejuvenation project. The Bowls club has been a popular fixture in Braunstone Town for many years.

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Thorpe Astley Park

Off Lakin Drive, LE3 3RU

· Car Parking · Playground · Tennis Court · Football Pitch ·

Our largest park in Thorpe Astley - around the Thorpe Astley Community Centre. There are football pitches and tennis courts, and a few nice walks too. 

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Business Hours


Customer Service Shop

The new opening hours for customer services at the Braunstone Civic Centre during Covid-19 are: 

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 9AM - 1PM, then 1:30PM - 5PM.
  • Wednesday: 9AM - 1PM, then 1:30PM - 6PM.
  • Thursday: 9AM - 1PM, then 1:30PM - 5PM.
  • Friday: 9AM - 1PM, then 1:30PM - 5PM.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Please get in touch for information regarding bookings. 

 

Braunstone Town Community Library

  • Monday: 2PM - 7PM
  • Tuesday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Wednesday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Thursday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Friday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Saturday: 10AM - 1PM
  • Sunday: Closed

Thorpe Astley Community Centre

Not available for hirings to allow NHS and childcare usage of the centre during Covid-19. 

Customer Services Shop


Braunstone Civic Centre
Kingsway,
Braunstone Town,
Leicester,
LE3 2PP

Tel: 0116 2890045
Fax: 0116 2824785

enquiries@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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Our Community Centres


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Braunstone Civic Centre
Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
Tel: 0116 2890045
bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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Thorpe Astley Community Centre
Off Lakin Drive, Thorpe Astley, Leicester, LE3 3RU.
Tel: 0116 2890704
bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk


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