Effingham’s King George V Hall & Playing Fields was successful in being nominated for UK’s Favourite Parks, which ran from Thursday 9th June 2022 until Tuesday 5th July.
All eligible nominations have progressed to a public vote. Voting is now open and will close at noon on Thursday 18th August 2022. At close of voting the parks with the most votes in each of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be named National Favourites and the overall winner the UK’s Favourite Park 2022. Any park placing within the top 20% of nominations will receive recognition as a Local Favourite.
Nominations for UK’s Favourite Park 2022 represent the many different ways people enjoy green spaces, each valued by its local community. Parks have been nominated by people who love to walk, run, cycle, relax, picnic, walk the dog and play with their children in the UK’s parks. Public voting will determine local favourites as well as the national favourite park in each of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. These four will be shortlisted with the overall UK’s Favourite Park announced over the August Bank Holiday.
To vote for the KGV playing fields visit www.fieldsintrust.org/favourite-parks/nominations and search for King George’s Field (Effingham).