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Brinton Park lottery joy as £2.4m restoration to go ahead

The restoration of Kidderminster’s historic landmark Brinton Park is to go ahead, thanks to a National Lottery grant of more than £2.4 million. Wyre Forest District Council has secured £2,410,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund to fund an exciting raft of major improvements including a new cafe, an extension to the Sons of Rest P ...

Our splashpad is set to reopen

Rejoice as Wyre Forest District Council announces the popular splashpad in Brinton Park, Kidderminster will reopen on Thursday. Following the reopening of the district’s play areas on Saturday 18 July, the council is opening the gates to its splashpad on Thursday 23 July. The council is asking all visitors to follow the Government’s Coronavirus guidelines and has introduced e ...

Landmark moment for park’s exciting restoration - update

Exciting and ambitious multi million pound plans to restore a flagship Kidderminster Park were approved by Wyre Forest District Council’s planning committee on Tuesday 16 June 2020. The committee granted planning permission for a raft of major improvements at Brinton Park, including a new cafe, an extension to the Sons of Rest Pavilion and the re-instatement of an ornamental p ...

Vandals pour oil over skate park

Wyre Forest District Council has issued an appeal for information after vandals pour oil over the skate park in Brinton Park, Kidderminster. Vandals targeted the skate park on Sunday 31 May, climbing an 8 foot fence to pour oil all over the equipment in the skate park. All of the council’s skate parks and play areas are currently closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The c ...

Proposals survey results

We asked you what you thought of our Brinton Park Restoration Project proposals. Thank you to the 79 people who took the time to fill in our survey. We asked respondents to rate the extent which they agreed that the proposals will enhance the park on a scale of 0 to 10. Chart 1 below shows that the majority of respondents agreed that the proposals would enhance the park, with ...

Have your say on our proposals

We are running a survey giving you the chance to have your say on our proposals before we submit our application for funding in February. Please take a few minutes to let us know what you think. Before completing the survey you will need to have a look at our plans and designs. There is a link in the survey so you can easily access the information you need. We are sorry the ...

Using the park

Did you know that there are more than 340,000 visits to the park each year? We carried out visitor observation surveys in March and July to find out more about when and why people visit. Among the findings we discovered around a quarter of visitors have a dog and almost three quarters of people visit the park with others. Many thanks to everyone who took part, especially the ...

Volunteering

Volunteers are very much at the heart of this project. Their enthusiasm to restore the park, knowledge of its history, appreciation of this wonderful green space and the opportunities ahead are vital to our plans. Read about two of our volunteers and how they have combined other interests to help us find out more about the park, its history and its potential. Phil Ginnings ...

Project proposals

View our project proposals and designs for our Round 2 application.

Brinton Park Volunteer Survey 2019

Are you a park volunteer in our Brinton Park project? Or perhaps you’re interested in becoming one? We want to collect your views on volunteering at Brinton Park and what opportunities and training you would like to see being offered! Complete our short survey today ...

Volunteers wanted for second visitor observation survey

We are on the hunt for some volunteers to help us conduct an observation study in the park throughout July - find out why...

Pollinator Garden

A brand new pollinator garden has been made at Brinton Park this month (May 2019) by volunteers from various organisations and groups.

We are currently conducting an observation study

Some of our volunteers are currently conducting an observation study in the park throughout March - find out why.

Survey Results

We had over 500 responses to our Visitor's Survey! You can now view a summary of the results here.

Business survey

Would your business like to get involved with our project?

Brinton Park visitor survey

We would like to hear your views about how you use the park and your thoughts regarding its future to assist us with developing the plans.

Tell us your stories

We know the park holds special memories for many people and we would love to be able to capture its importance in local life.  We want to know how the park was used and what it has meant to people over the years.  We would love to hear from you and see your photographs or postcards. Email us! ...

Our next steps moving forward

The appointment of consultants is moving at a pace! The Conservation Plan consultants starts work in December 2018. The Design Team will be appointed just before Christmas and will start work with the Activity/ Consultation/ Interpretation Plan and Business Plan specialists. Its going to be a very busy 2019! ...

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Get involved

There's going to be lots to get involved with as the project goes on. Our community page outlines some of the different ways you can join us. 

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