Fields in Trust believe that everyone, irrespective of who they are and where they live, should have the right to enjoy and benefit from local parks and green spaces close to where they live. Our work ensures communities served by green spaces which are protected with Fields in Trust will always enjoy this right.

We protect over 2,800 parks and green spaces across the UK in perpeuity, working with over 1,100 landowners from local authorities to parish councils to sports clubs. Here, you can read the stories of three such landowners who have protected green space with Fields in Trust, hearing why they chose to protect and the benefits it has brought to their communities.

Islington Borough Council
Protecting community play in densely populated inner-London

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
Ensuring playing fields will always be remain as sporting hub

Perth and Kinross Council
Securing vital community and environmental facility for the city

 

Glasgow City Council
Using evidence to show where action was needed for benefit of residents

Stradishall Parish Council
Community engagement securing vital village asset to improve quality of life

Belfast City Council
Protecting sporting history and inspiring future generations

 

Further case studies on the impact of Fields in Trust protection are available in Watch This Space, our three-step resource for communities to champion and support their local green spaces and campaign to protect them with an easy-to-use guide to the planning system.

 


What Is Protection?:
Find out what our protection is and what it does

Protect Now:
Start the journey to protecting your parks

Fields Finder:
Search for protected parks and green spaces near you

Historic Programmes:
Learn about some of our past protection programmes