Parks, Open Spaces & Allotments

Vickersway Park

Northwich’s Jewel in the Crown. There are many facilities in Vickersway Park which include Tennis, Crown Green Bowling, Crazy Golf, Children’s Playground, Outdoor Gym and a Bird Aviary, together with a small shop which sells ice cream, cakes, cookies, drinks and confectionery.

Verdin Park

The park is hired for events such as Car Boot Sales, Firework Displays, Carnivals. The cost of hire is £140 per day (or part day thereof). A returnable cash deposit of £1000 (Town Clerk’s discretion) is required when securing the booking.

Danefield Play Area

Danefield Play Area was a site that was taken over by Northwich Town Council from Cheshire West and Chester. The park was officially opened on 27 July by the Town Mayor, with the Friends of Danefields Group and local families and school children.

James St Play Area

James Street Play Area was fully renovated in 2014 with funds from Cheshire West and Chester Section 106 money and Northwich Town Council funds. This well used park is enjoyed by the community who now love the new equipment.

Church Walk Playground

As well as a Children’s Play Area, there is a children’s free outdoor Paddling Pool which is open during the summer months, weather permitting. PLEASE NOTE DUE TO COVID19 RESTRICTIONS THIS PADDLING POOL FACILITY WILL NOT OPEN DURING SUMMER 2020. Although there are staff on duty at the park, children must not be left unattended at any time, and any children who have not been toilet trained, must wear swimmers pants when entering the paddling pool for health, safety and hygiene.  The Pool is open during the summer months from 11.00 a.m. until 6.00 p.m.  Weather permitting.

Our Facebook Page, (Church Walk Paddling Pool) will be updated each day with relevant opening times, due to our inconsistent weather.  Please check for up to date information.

UPDATE 31st  JULY 2020.

Church Walk Paddling Pool will remain closed this summer, and hopefully re-open in Summer 2021.

Open Spaces

The Town Council is responsible for Whalley Road football pitch. The cost for hire of the football pitch per season for senior teams is £270 and £60 per season for junior teams. The hire for single games is £30 each for all teams. Anyone wishing to hire the pitches for their teams should contact the Town Clerk on 01606 41510.


The Town Council have 4 allotment sites – Vickersway, Winnington, Austin Street and Queensgate. The Queensgate Allotment Association independently manages the Queensgate Allotments and the Vickersway Allotment Association independently manage the Vickersway allotments. The Winnington and Austin Street allotments cost £40 per year and are still managed by Northwich Town Council.

Priority for the allocation of the allotments will be given to Northwich Residents. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list for an allotment at Winnington or Austin Street, then this should be in writing to Northwich Town Council, 78 Church Road, Northwich, CW9 5PB. For information regarding the allotments at Queensgate and Vickersway you should contact the respective Site Managers who will be able to help you.

More information on all the above services can be obtained from Northwich Town Council, call us on 01606 41510.