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Sport and Leisure Strategies

Parks and Amenity Open Space Strategy


The value of parks and open spaces has long been recognised for promoting healthy living such as

  • walking
  • cycling
  • informal recreation social interaction
  • education
  • supporting biodiversity.

The strategy aims to focus on the requirements of local people, ensure the value of capital investment can be maximised, and implement improvements to local neighbourhoods.

Playing Pitch Strategy 2014Playing Pitch & Outdoor Sports Facility Strategy  

Our plan for the district’s playing pitches and outdoor sports facilities.






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Dover District Indoor Sports Facility Strategy

Recognising the provision of indoor sports facilities across the district, setting out priorities and outcomes which will help future facility decision making.



Play Area ProvisionReview of Play Area Provision 2012-2026

This document  sets out the strategic direction for future investment in at Dover District Council owned play areas, arrangements for managing play areas and provides an evidence base for both determining appropriate development contributions and supporting applications to funding bodies. Considerable progress has been made since the last review more than five years ago, the national and local context has also changed.

This document assesses the current state of play facilities in the district and identifies gaps in provision. This will provide clear framework to guide the development of new projects over the coming years.





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