Alkincoates Park

Alkincoates Road, Colne BB8 9QQ

Colne Town Council is delighted to be able to confirm that the formal transfer of Alkincoates Park to the Town Council from Pendle Borough Council has been completed.

The Town Council will be working to deliver a much-improved appearance in partnership with The Phillip Wright Crown Green Bowling Academy, Friends of Alkincoates Park and Unique Clean, who successfully tendered to deliver the Town Council’s demanding operational requirements for the next three years.

Colne Town Council wants the people of Colne to enjoy their wonderful park and to see it improve and become better used over the next few years. It will take a few months to start to deliver improvement and any feedback on the Park will always be appreciated. The main attractions of the park are the four tennis courts, the bowling greens, the bandstand, the children’s play area, the picnic areas, and the Pavilion CafĂ©.

Play Facilities
There is a playground, which is a dog-free area, and caters for
infants (3-5 years) and juniors (5-14 years).
The playground has facilities for disabled users.

Sports Facilities
The park has a bowling green and four tennis courts which can be used free of charge.

Picnic Areas
New seating areas have been installed in coordination with the Friends Group to take advantage of the tranquil atmosphere of the park.

The Pavilion Cafe
Serving fresh homemade dishes, cakes, hot & cold sandwiches, drinks, Afternoon Tea and Sunday breakfast. The Cafe is also Wheelchair accessible and welcomes well behaved dogs.

Bandstand
The open air bandstand at Alkincoates was constructed in 1922 and consisted of a round flat area, the centre of which was walled off by a small wall to create an area for bands to play in.
In January 2020, it was agreed by the members of Colne Town Council that it was necessary to restore the bandstand area.

Disabled Facilities
The playground has facilities for disabled users.
Many of the footpaths are suitable for people with low mobility.
Disabled car parking bays are also available at the Alkincoates Road entrance.

Car Parking
Spaces are available at the Alkincoates Road entrance to the park, including disabled spaces. Racks are available to park bicycles.

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