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We’re working hard to open all our children’s playgrounds after they were closed more than three months ago due to lockdown.

The safety of our children is a priority, so we’ve carried out safety checks on every park and every piece of equipment. This list will be updated regularly.

The following are open

  • Aldrington Rec
  • Bexhill Road
  • Carden
  • Dyke Road
  • East Brighton Park
  • Easthill
  • Farm Green
  • Greenleas
  • Happy Valley
  • Haig Avenue
  • Hangleton Park
  • Hodshrove
  • Hollingdean
  • Hove Lagoon
  • Hove Park
  • Kings Road
  • Kingswood Flats
  • Knoll Park
  • Manor Road
  • Mile Oak Park
  • Milner Flats
  • Newhaven Street
  • Ovingdean
  • Preston Park
  • Queens Park
  • Rottingdean
  • Saltdean Oval
  • Saunders Park
  • Anns Well
  • Nicholas
  • Stanmer Heights
  • Stoneham Rec
  • The Level
  • Vale Avenue
  • Vale Park
  • Victoria Park
  • Victoria Rec
  • Whitehawk Junior
  • Whitehawk Way
  • William Clarke Park
  • Wollards Field
  • Wolseley Road
  • Woodingdean

The following need repairs and will be open as soon as possible:

  • Barn Rise
  • Blakers Park
  • Downland Court
  • Hollingbury Park Playground
  • Mackie Avenue
  • Redhill
  • Tarner Park
  • Whitehawk Senior

Active, outdoor play is an important part of children's development and health, which is shown in the range of equipment in the city's 45 playgrounds.

The largest play areas in Brighton and Hove are at Hove ParkSt Ann's Well GardensPreston Park , The Level and Queens Park. There are also play areas along the seafront, all with water play, at Hove Lagoon, West Pier and Madeira Drive.

Use this link for public transport information.

We manage and maintain the play areas to ensure they are clean and safe to use, whilst still challenging for those who use them. All playgrounds are inspected on a regular basis.

Playground Checker

We can only act promptly if incidents and problems are reported to us. Please use our online form to tell us of any accidents or "near misses" that occur to help prevent any further incidents.

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