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Slyfield community recycling centre closure

The Slyfield community recycling centre will be closed from 15 June to 30 June 2024 for essential maintenance. Find out more about alternative community recycling centres. (opens new window)

Hire of public parks and open spaces

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Guildford has more than 65 parks, which can be hired as venues for commercial, community or charity events such as:

  • music concerts, funfairs, firework fiestas or fetes
  • sponsored walks, raft races or Santa runs
  • regular school PE, fitness sessions or other sporting activities
  • filming and unit bases
  • hot air balloon launches
  • team building such as forest school and nature walks

Hire a park for regular activity

Apply for a licence to use our parks for regular activities.

Request to film in Guildford

Apply to film in Guildford, we're film friendly location.

Hot air balloon launches

Apply to launch a hot air balloon from Shalford Park.

Support for community events

Find out what support is available to help you with your community event.