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Sutherland Memorial Park

Visiting Sutherland Memorial Park

Sutherland Memorial Park is a large, award winning green space. The park has an active sports scene with lots of facilities. An exciting playground and well kept grounds make this an ideal place for everyone.

SMP open space
SMP aerial view


  • 83 spaces
  • six disabled bays
  • coach parking available
Car parkInformation and charges
Sutherland Memorial Park
  • restrictions apply weekdays only
  • 5 hours free parking between 6am-5pm 
  • 5-7 Hours - £5
  • 7+  Hours - £9

A ticket still needs to be displayed for a stay of 5 hours or less


Clay Lane

A Green Flag park

Green Flag Award Logo

Sutherland Memorial Park is a Green Flag Award winner. The awards scheme is the national benchmark standard. It recognises well managed parks and green spaces. To win, parks must meet high standards and have excellent facilities. For further information, and to find other Green Flag parks and open spaces, visit the Green Flag Award website (opens new window).

All Green Flag sites must have a management plan. You can request a copy by emailing:

Things to see and do


  • swings
  • slide
  • see-saw
  • multi-use climbing area
  • obstacle course

SMP playground ground level
SMP playground aerial

Outdoor gym

Our outdoor big rig gym and trim trail is a fun way to enjoy the great outdoors and exercise at the same time. Gyms are free and easy to use. 


  • public toilets
  • youth shelter
  • a mobile catering van visits from time to time

Sports facilities

All the sports facilities at Sutherland Memorial Park are available to hire.

These details may change subject to demand.


All our grass pitches are dual purpose, therefore we cannot guarantee availability. 

  • two full size (11-a-side) grass football pitches
  • two 9-a-side grass football pitches
  • two 7-a-side (junior) grass football pitches
  • four 5-a-side grass football pitches.

Book a football pitch

Football pitch at SMP

Five-a-side football

  • two five-a-side football courts

Book a five-a-side football court

SMP astroturf aerial


  • one tennis court

Book a tennis court

SMP astroturf


  • cricket pitch

Our cricket pitch at Sutherland Memorial Park is currently booked out exclusively to one club, so we are not able to take bookings at the moment.

Table tennis

  • table tennis table - free to use on a first come, first served basis

Multi-use games area (MUGA)

  • MUGA  - here you can play basketball or 5-a-side football

Sutherland Memorial Park MUGA is free to use on a first come, first served basis. 



You can hire Sutherland Memorial Park for your commercial or community event. 

Sutherland Memorial Park can be used to run regular fitness classes or school PE sessions. 

Book Sutherland Memorial Park for an event or fitness class

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