Chells Park

Chells park, to the east of Stevenage, lies between Gresley Way and Ferrier Road.

The 14 acre park is a mixture of sports pitches and informal open space.

The site has:

  • Football pitches
  • Rugby pitch
  • Combination goal unit
  • Two Basket Ball hoops
  • Play area suitable for juniors
  • Pavilion with changing and shower facilities, hall and meeting room available for booking

The park also boasts a 6-hectare woodland known as Lanterns Lane / Elm Green wood.

Play area

The play area, which is adjacent to the pavilion and near the main car park, was upgraded in 2004 and has a small range of equipment suitable for toddlers.

Play areas are inspected daily, litter bins are emptied and litter or broken glass removed.

Play equipment is inspected once a week to ensure that it is safe for continued use.

See the link on the right for more information about children's play areas.

Report a problem

If you visit any of our parks and find a problem with the equipment or the general cleanliness of the park please let us know by using the online form available on the right.

Getting to the park

By Car Chells Park Pavilion
The park can be accessed via Gresley Way. The car park is at the main entrance. There is no vehicular access via Ferrier Road.

On Foot
Pedestrian access is possible from points around the periphery of the park through the surrounding residential areas of Ferrier and Anderson Road and Lanterns Lane Woodland.

Cycle access
Cycles are permitted on the Sheafgreen Bridle path that runs along the parks Southern boundary.

Public Transport
Residential areas bordering the park and Gresley Way benefit from a bus service providing excellent access to those who rely on public transport.

Lanterns Lane and Elm Green Woodlands Chells Woodland Walk

Lanterns Lane and Elm Green woodlands are a narrow strip of trees, some 6-hectares in size that lie between Chells and Chells Manor.

The land was planted in the early 1960’s with mainly Scots pine and some Corsican pine,
Elm and Beech trees were also planted. These trees, together with some natural regeneration of locally native trees and shrubs have developed to form a plantation which is always accessible for residents to walk dogs, walk off Sunday lunch, or for children to explore and play in, it is also of considerable value to local wildlife.
There are two routes through the plantation, the lower route, consisting of Narrowbox lane and Lanterns lane and the upper route, which was  newly created in the mid 1990’s when a new water main was needed to provide water for the further expansion of the town. These routes run from Chells park on Gresley way through to Mobbsbury way and can be used to access many other parts of Chells either by foot or bike, free from roads and cars.


Recreation Grounds Byelaws

Children’s Play Spaces Byelaws

Poop scoop byelaws


Report a problem

Satisfaction Survey

Related pages

Children's Play Areas

Park address

Chells Park
Gresley Way

Contact details

Grounds Maintenance
Stevenage Borough Council
Daneshill House

01438 242323
(Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm)