Proposal for artificial grass football pitches on Wanstead Flats

Screenshot-2021-09-22-at-09.34.17The project seeks to provide additional facilities at the Harrow Road football site on Wanstead Flats ©2021 Google

The City of London Corporation is exploring the feasibility of installing artificial grass pitches (AGPs) on Wanstead Flats.

“The proposed project aims to reduce the overall footprint on the Flats taken up by sport by replacing 17 of the grass pitches with three AGPs. This means around 34 acres of Wanstead Flats can be recreated for ecological benefit… At the same time, the durability of artificial grass will increase football pitch availability [for the community],” said a spokesperson.

A public consultation is expected this winter.

Author: Editor