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Playing Field Committee

King Georges Field, Haughley

Govern the Charity known as

Haughley Playing Field and Recreation Ground, No. 304761

The Trustee of the charity is the Parish Council of Haughley.

The Trustee has delegated power to a user Committee via an order from The Charity Commissioners for England and Wales dated 12th September 2000.

The committee consists of the following persons:

2 members of the trustee

3 members co-opted by resolution of the trustee

1 nominated member from each of the following bodies:

   Haughley Parish Council

   Haughley Crawford’s V C P School

   Haughley Playing  Field Bowls club

   Haughley United Football Club

   1st Wetherden and Haughley Scouts/Haughley Guides

The current representatives are;





Thirza Shaw

Parish Council


Dave Walker

Parish Council

Committee member

Yvonne Hannan

Parish Council

Committee member (co-opted)

Bernard John

Royal British Legion

Committee member

Alan Sparkes

Football Club

Committee member

Tony Offord

Bowls Club

Committee member

Richard Stacy

1st Wetherden and Haughley Scouts

Committee member

Nicky Ling

Crawford’s CEVP School

Committee member


Tony Gillon

Youth Football


Facilities at the Playing Field and Pavilion include;

A Function room upstairs, downstairs toilets, changing rooms with showers, car park area, Scouts hall, Football and Bowls clubs.

The Function room is available to hire and joint bookings can be made with the Football club for use of the Football club Bar and Kitchen. There are 60 chairs and 10 folding tables available in the function room.

Current clubs at the function room include; Indoor Bowls, Zumba classes, Salsa classes.

The Bowls club, Football Club and Scouts have their own areas. Both the Scouts and Football club hire out their areas. The Scouts also have a set of fold away chairs and trestle tables they hire out.

Contact numbers for clubs and room hire are;

Bowls – Tony Offord – 01449 673289

Football Club – Ian Wilkinson – 01449 773399

Youth Football – Tony Gillon – 07847 627619

Scouts – Richard Stacy – 01449 673311

Function Room booking officer – Dale Sanders – 07731 536773

Royal British Legion – Margaret Buttle – 01449 770353

The Playing Field itself is open to visitors all year round. There is a path and street lights along two side of the field with three access points.

Facilities include a hard court area currently with combination goals at each end, a separate multilane Skate ramp and a smaller half pipe and a play area with modern equipment installed in 2012 which includes a zip wire, basket swing, swings, slide and multi activity units to cover a wide age range, also a springy, climbing frame and picnic benches.