St Nicholas Park

This 28 acre parkland is in the St Nicholas area to the north of Stevenage.

The site has:

  • Football pitches
  • Basketball hoop
  • Kick wall
  • BMX track
  • Fitness area
  • Two play areas suitable for toddlers, juniors and teens
  • The St Nicholas Play Centre
  • Pavilion with changing facilities and hall available for booking (No shower facilities are available).

The park is one of the newest in the town and provides sports facilities and large open space for residents of St Nicholas and Great Ashby.

Play area

The play area located adjacent to the car park and play centre, incorporating the three large mounds.

The play area was completely upgraded in 2010 and has a range of equipment suitable for toddlers, juniors and teens and also includes a large BMX track and gym equipment.

Popularity for the new playground quickly grew and the site is regularly visited from people outside the town.

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
The park can be accessed from Pilgrims Way and parking facilities are at the main entrance.

On foot
Pedestrians can access the park from points around the edge of the park through the surrounding residential areas of Ripon Road, Salisbury Road, Lincoln Road, Tamar Close, Wansbeck Close and Cherwell Drive.

Cycle Access
A shared use cycle track and footpath runs adjacent to the north eastern boundary of the park.

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

Bulb planting

In Spring 2010 4,000 “Ruby Giant” Crocus bulbs were planted by pupils from Leys School as part of Rotary International focus on the Crocus campaign, which aims to raise awareness, and funds, to eliminate Polio around the world.

Graffiti art

Mark Tanti, Graffiti and Community Artist, regularly changes the art work on the kick wall and Pod building in the park

To view Marks art work visit his web site


Recreation Grounds Byelaws

Children’s Play Spaces Byelaws

Poop scoop byelaws


Report a problem

Satisfaction Survey

Related pages

Children's Play Areas

St Nicholas Play Centre

Park address

St Nicholas Park
Pilgrims Way

Contact details

Grounds Maintenance
Stevenage Borough Council
Daneshill House

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