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Composers Park

Last Modified August 25, 2017

Composers Park is a fantastic local resource of important colourful wildflower meadows surrounded by hedgerows and trees rich in wildlife.

It already has a play area, five-a-side kickabout and benches for quiet enjoyment of the park, with recent improvements including a spectacular new entrance to the park from Watford Road.  More information about the park can be found in our leaflet.

Heritage Lottery Funding

We are delighted to announce that we were awarded funding from the Heritage Lottery to deliver improvements to the park.  The project was be delivered by the Countryside Management Service in conjunction with us.

Improvements included vegetation reduction, tree work, improved entrances, pond improvements, better signage and interpretation, along with new features such as benches and more challenging play equipment for older children.  Wildlife will benefit from new native hedgerows and restoration of old hedgerows, clearing invading scrub to uncover meadow wildflowers and thinning tree plantations to benefit birds.

Further details be found in our project summary and site plan.

The first phase of the project was the installation of a large climbing unit which is located next to the basketball hoop, behind the existing play area. 

 Composers Park new climbing unit











The completion of these improvements were celebrated at an opening event in December 2014. 

Composers Park new entrance feature opening ceremony








Composers Park new noticeboard










Where can I find it?

Off Sullivan Way

What does it offer?

  • Basketball court
  • Bridges
  • Children's play area - all ages
  • Countryside on your doorstep circular walk
  • Football posts (junior)
  • Litter bins
  • Open grassland
  • Orienteering trail
  • Picnic area
  • Pond and bog area
  • Seating
  • Stream
  • Tree planting
  • Willow weaved structure
  • Wildflower meadow



To find out more about this park and over a hundred flagship parks across Hertfordshire, visit www.ParksHerts.co.uk. You can also like us on Facebook: facebook/ParksHerts, or follow us on twitter: @ParksHerts and Instagram:ParksHerts.



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