Government guidance released on 1 June 2020 states: You can play lawn bowls where facilities have reopened, but you can only take part in these activities by yourself or with members of your houshold or with no more than five other people outside of your household, as long as you are able maintain social distancing.
Bowls England advise that individual clubs must decide whether they wish to reopen having taken into account Government advice and members must similarly determine whether they wish to participate at the current time. Further guidance is provided on the Bowls England website.
King George's Playing Fields has two greens (Ingrave Road, Brentwood, Essex) and Hutton Poplars has one green (Rayleigh Road, Brentwood).
The greens are open from the end of April to the start of October for the bowls season.
Bowls Season Tickets:
A season ticket will entitle the holder to unlimited play on any Council green for one season, subject to rink availability.
Please apply online for a Bowls Season Ticket. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible to ensure a season ticket is processed in time for play.
Please also see our Terms and Conditions for bowls season tickets.
Parking is available at King George's Playing Fields for bowls players. Three car parks are available off the Ingrave Road entrance and one off the Hartswood Road entrance. Parking is free for up to four hours in all car parks. For all day events, parking is available free of charge in the unsurfaced overflow car park. Bowls players who are going to team events, which are not being held at King George's, should not park in the car parks at King George's Playing Fields as this parking is provided for those visiting the park.
Free parking is also available at Hutton Poplars.
The bowls clubs that utilise King George's Playing Fields are:
The bowls club using Hutton Poplars is:
2020 Bowls Season Ticket Fees
The rates below include a discount for the weeks of play lost due to the suspension of all sports as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
*Concessionary rates apply to juniors under 18 years of age and for anyone aged 60 and over. Proof of age is required for concessionary rates.