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Fields in Trust was founded in 1925 by King George V

We want everyone to have access to free, local outdoor space for sport, play and recreation. We all use and love our local green spaces so we think it’s crucial that these spaces are protected to make sure they will always be there. They’re always under pressure from development but together we can make sure future generations can use and love the same spaces as us.

Our original name was the National Playing Fields Association but we became Fields in Trust in 2007.


Fields in Trust at 90

In 2015 Fields in Trust celebrated our 90th anniversary. 90 years of protecting parks and playing fields across the UK for current and future generations to enjoy. Take a look back on our first 90 years of history in this short video: