Shakespeare Park

Shakespeare Park runs between Avon Road and Braunstone Lane, and is currently subject to a large regeneration project.

Currently, the park contains a small childrens playground, tennis courts, a football pitch, changing rooms, and a bowling club.

To reach the park by car, your best option will be the main entrance on Avon Road, which has a small car park.

By bus, the park is quite close to two major bus routes - the Arriva 104 stops on Shakespeare Drive, and the Arriva 51 stops on Braunstone Lane, near to Paul Pender Funeral Directors - previously the Shakespeare pub. There is a small track to the right of the 4th Leicester Scout Hut which will bring you into Shakespeare park.



A view of Shakespeare park from the back of the Shakespeare outbuildings.
A view of Shakespeare park facing towards Braunstone Lane from the tennis courts.
The Shakespeare park playground.
The Shakespeare park playground.
Damsons - tempting, but out of reach.
A view from the Avon Road entrance, just past the playground.

Business Hours

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
  • Closed on Bank Holidays
  • Thorpe Astley Community Centre

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    Customer Services Shop

    Open Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm. Closed on Bank Holidays.


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

    Tel: 0116 2890045
    Fax: 0116 2824785

    enquiries@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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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
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    Braunstone Town Community Library
    Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
    Tel: 0116 3055909 or 01164820159
    library@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk


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