Projects: Britannia Park Greenspace and Community Hub

  • Investment
    £2,488,000 consisting of £2,460,000 Towns Fund and £28,000 match funding by Sandwell Council.
  • Timeline

    Start: June 2022

    Delivery: September 2025

  • Location
    Britannia Park, Rowley Regis

The Britannia Park Greenspace and Community Hub project will improve the infrastructure, facilities and environmental quality of Britannia Park, promoting and enabling greater usage for a variety of purposes, and to improve the health and wellbeing of residents across Rowley Regis.

The project will develop a new low-carbon community building to provide changing rooms, create new allotment plots, widen the main entrance and driveway to make access safer for pedestrians and drivers, provide an enlarged car park, construct new footpaths to provide a perimeter route for park users, reconstruct the skate park, replace all play and fitness equipment to meet modern day play and fitness needs and plant new trees, in part as replacement (2:1) for trees that need removing.

Deliverables

  • 15 temporary Full Time (FT) jobs supported during project implementation
  • 100 trees planted
  • 0.5km new pedestrian paths within the park
  • Improved car park accommodating 80 parking spaces
  • 15-20 new allotment plots
  • New play area and skate park
  • New building to accommodate changing rooms

 

Project Updates:

March 2023: Improvements to Britannia Park entrance (Rowley Village) continue.
Work is underway to improve the entrance to Britannia Park. Improvements include the resurfacing of the entrance, car park and footpath extension around the perimeter of the park and woodland area.

May 2023: Improvements to pathways around Britannia Park continue.

June 2023: Cricket wickets installed at Britannia Park.