Fields in Trust

Fields in Trust

Charity information

Fields in Trust

From sports pitches to children’s playgrounds, bicycle trails to country parks we make sure that all kinds of outdoor spaces are safeguarded forever. Currently, we protect 2,574 spaces UK-wide.

Founded 1926

  • Mission statement

    Fields in Trust is the only independent UK wide organisation dedicated to protecting and improving outdoor space for sport, play and recreation. Formed in 1925 as the National Playing Fields Association we aim to ensure that everyone - young or old, able or disabled and whether they live in an urban or rural area – has access to free, local facilities for healthy outdoor activities.

    Outdoor spaces have a vital role to play in creating healthy communities helping not only to increase physical activity but also to foster social cohesion and improve the local environment.

  • Aims

    Fields in Trust aims to:

    • To safeguard outdoor spaces of all types including country parks, nature reserves, playgrounds, sports pitches, bicycle trails and much more throughout the UK.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1926

    Registered Charity Number: 306070

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 18

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 12

    Phone number: 020 8735 3380

    Address: 15 Crinan Street London N1 9SQ

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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