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About Us

Park View 4U charity was established in 2003 to create a community recreational facility in Lytham.  QEII Park View Playing Fields is a public space owned by Fylde Borough Council, who maintain the sport pitches.

Park View 4U manage the playground and they have successfully raised funds to create play areas including Toddler playground, Teen Zone, BMX Track, Skate Park, Sand and Water Play Area, Playfit exercise equipment and Trim Trail, Multi Use Games Area, Green Amphitheatre, Woodland Sculpture Trail, Kitchen Garden, Forest School Outdoor Classroom and Eco Pod Community Centre.

In 2012 the playing fields became known as QEII Park View Playing Fields when they were saved in perpetuity as a Fields in Trust site. Fields in Trust is a national charity that operates throughout the UK to safeguard recreational spaces and campaign for better statutory protection for green spaces.

Park View 4U also appointed an Education Team in 2012 to engage with visitors and deliver a range of outdoor education, wellbeing activities and events including Forest and Beach School, Community Gardening Hub, Health walks, Community Maker Volunteers, Forest Tots. They also collaborate with partner organisations to offer Junior Herbalist Club, Yoga, Yarn Socials, Running Group, Guitar Club, Street Dance and more in the Eco Pod Community Centre. As well as outdoor Skate, Junior parkrun, Cycling and BMX events.

Our Trustees

Richard Norman
Richard Norman

Chair of Trustees

Chris Oxley
Chris Oxley


Ruth Nichols


Sam Stewart


Awards and Recognition

Police POP Award - Reducing anti social behaviour

De Vere Award - Best Project

National Charities Award -runner up 2009 & 2013

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services 2009

Netmums - voted the best free place in the North West 2010

Big Society Winner 2012

The Wildlife Trust - Wildlife Watch Best New Group 2012

Fields In Trust Most Improved Site 2013

Fields in Trust Getting Active Award 2014

RHS North West in Bloom 5 consecutive years of Outstanding 2017

RHS North West in Bloom - Grow Your Own Award 2017

RHS City of Liverpool Trophy for Best Large Neighbourhood 2018

Fields in Trust Community Champion - 2016

RHS Britain in Bloom Best Park -2016

DEFRA Bees Needs Year of Green Action Award 2019

RHS North West in Bloom Award for Community Effort 2021

RHS - It’s Your Neighbourhood - Outstanding 2016 - 2022

Thank you to all our funders, supporters, local businesses, Fylde Borough Council and our Community Maker volunteers for creating and maintaining such an incredible community space for all.  Although the park is now fully developed we continue to look for funding in maintaining the site and delivering community events for all.  If you are able to support the work that we do then please get in touch.

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Our Supporters and Partners