The Sheffield Green Spaces Forum

Making Play Safer for All

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground, Highfields Adventure Playground , Sycamore Adventure Playgrounds and their partner Adventure Playground in Knottingly are leading the way in regard to Playground Safety. Adventure playgrounds provide an opportunity for stimulating, open access and inclusive play. Offering accessible play spaces within an urban environment, where children can freely choose their play in a setting which supports their interests and requirements….

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground Host Halloween fun

Pitsmoor adventure playground have hosted a cool Halloween with costume and craft .


Pocket parks: helping communities transform unloved, neglected or derelict areas into new green spaces

Invitation to community-led organisations in partnership with local authorities to apply for funding to create new pocket parks and refurbish existing parks. Click here for more details

Children Just Love to Play, Especially on Our National Playday!

By P Meleady Playday is the national day for play, traditionally celebrated on the first Wednesday in August. On Playday thousands of children and their families get out to play at hundreds of community events across Sheffield and other parts of the UK. As well as a celebration of children’s right to…

Sheffield Green Space Celebrates the Craic on St Patrick’s Day

One of the best places to enjoy the craic over St Patrick’s weekend 2019  was at Sheffield’ award winning Pitsmoor Adventure Playground in the Barbara Mortis Art Space.  On offer was some amazing live Music and activities included dance, traditional games, food, arts and crafts. Live Irish music was performed by…

Tara’s and parks can work in partnership to achive success

Shahid Khan Sheffield City Council Engagement & Development Officer, Place – Working together with local Tenants and Residents Associations gave a talk at the SGSF General meeting on the 16th of February to a packed forum. Shahid highlighted the benefits and opportunities for friends of groups working with Tara’s to…

Memorial Tree Planting and Commemoration in Herdings Park

On Thursday at 11.00 am  Nov 8th. Gleadless Valley children planted a Memorial Lime Tree. One of 12 to mark 100 years since the First World War. These Lime trees will line the approach at the entry to Herdings Park to be known as Memorial Tree Avenue. Council Leader Julie Dore offered a…

Brilliant BBC Broadcaster Officially Opens the Burngreaver Zipwire

One of the UK’s best playgrounds has just secured a new piece of play equipment. The new Dragon Zip–wire is the latest installation at Sheffield’s award winning Pitsmoor Adventure Playground and BBC Radio Sheffield’s Paulette Edwards was on hand to do the honours as she cut the ribbon and joined in an…

Kids Keep Sheffield Streets and Green Space Clean 

Whilst most children are out and about preparing for Halloween a group of young children from Sheffield’s award winning Pitsmoor Adventure  Playground took an unusual approach to kick start their cultural celebrations by having a massive litter pick. The children from the Burngreave ward took direct action on their local…

Winter Fire and Road Safety Sessions available at Pitsmoor adventure playground

Pitsmoor Adventure Playground have restarted their Winter Fire and Road Safety sessions. The sessions are being delivered on the Melrose Road site with the support of South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. Please book a place by telephoning  01142 737121