Parish and Town Council services
South Somerset is in a beautiful area and has some great play areas and youth facilities to enjoy. All are free of charge and open seven days a week 365 days per year.
There are 70 facilities to enjoy, some very small and others large destination sites.
The four destination sites are in Yeovil:
- Ninesprings Play Area, Yeovil Country Park, Addlewell Lane, Yeovil, BA20 1QW
- Yew Tree Park, Lysander Road, Plantaganet Chase, Yeovil, BA20 2PY
- Milford Play and Youth Facilities, Yeovil, BA21 4QD
- Yeovil Recreation Centre, Chilton Grove, Yeovil, BA21 4AW
Don’t forget there are many other fantastic play areas and youth facilities run by Town and Parish Councils and several trusts throughout South Somerset, as well as the SSDC managed sites.
Management and inspection of play areas managed by South Somerset District Council
All SSDC play area and youth facility sites are inspected by qualified, well trained staff:
- Weekly – Routine Inspections are carried out by trained Locality Team
- Quarterly – Operational Inspections are carried out by trained Locality Team
- Annual – Yearly Inspections are carried out by an external company
A work programme is agreed and completed by our Locality Team each year. Routine maintenance and breakages are also completed by trained Locality team members.
There is a large amount of maintenance to complete throughout the year to keep facilities to a good standard for the general public.
Community Matters - additional services available to Town and Parish Councils
Keeping your community happy. Our experienced, award winning team can help to keep your outdoor spaces safe, clean and looking their best.
From one-off jobs to regular maintenance through our Parish Ranger scheme we offer a range of services to take the worry out of maintaining your town or village.
We are flexible and here to help so we also offer bespoke arrangements to suit your needs. Get in touch to find out more.
If your council has responsibility for vehicles our friendly mechanics at South Somerset MOT Centre can take care of all your servicing, repairs and MOT’s.
View our Community Matters leaflet to find out more