You might not realise, but nearly a quarter of Sandwell is made up of green space – that’s more than 2,000 hectares!
We have more than 30 different parks all over Sandwell – making us one of the Black Country’s greenest urban areas.And if you add to that our fields, sports pitches and other green areas, that comes to an incredible 539 green spaces for you to enjoy.
No fewer than eight of Sandwell’s parks have Green Flag awards from Keep Britain Tidy – celebrating how well kept they all are.
Every town has its own fantastic green spaces – so if you’ve never visited, take a trip to see what’s happening at your nearest park. Here are just a few:
Did you know ...?
In Sandwell, we have:
- 67 children’s play areas
- 44 full-size football pitches
- 26 Multi-Use Games Areas
- Eight skate parks
- Six bowling greens
- Five cricket pitches
- A water play area
- Approximately 27,000 trees.
And nearly everyone in the borough is within 20 minutes’ walk of a green space.