friends in the news

Early morning in Victoria Park"Hundreds of thousands of pounds have been set aside to develop Victoria Park in Leamington, it has been confirmed..." Read more in the Leamington Courier

"Warwick District Council has earmarked £200,000 to improve the space and plans to work with community group Friends of Victoria Park on upgrading park facilities, developing and maintaining the site..." Read more in the Leamington Observer

Leamington's Victoria Park has been selected as the lawn bowls and para lawn bowls venue for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Warwick District Council is putting an initial £100,000 into a reserve fund. Read more in the Leamington Courier

council plans

victoria parkWarwick District Council rotate their use of available funds amongst the district’s 170 parks and open spaces. 2018 saw the turn of Victoria Park to benefit from a £200,000 investment. The Friends are part of the council’s Victoria Park Development Project Group that is assessing plans for using that funding to maximise benefit for park users.

record survey response

victoria parkThanks to all of you who completed the 2018 online survey about Victoria Park and potential improvements. One thousand and fifty nine people responded, smashing all previous records for responses to Warwick District Council surveys. We’re now working closely with the council to analyse the survey results and decide on the new equipment and facilities that will be of most benefit to Victoria Park users.

commonwealth games

Friends of Victoria Park are proactive members of the Commonwealth Games Victoria Park Stakeholder Group convened by Warwick District Council. We will keep members of the Friends fully updated. See this Presentation given by the Birmingham 2022 Director of Venues and Event Management in November 2019.