Allotments

There are 88 allotments in Gamlingay – 8 at Green End and 80 at Long Lane.  If you would like an allotment please contact Bob Gordon, membership secretary on 01767 651913 or any of the following:  Chairman B Giddings 650295, Treasurer John Way 650114,Secretary F Gordon 0796098103 or Green End Allotments representative M Sladen 650022. E Mail – gamlingay.allotments@gmail.com

Local photographer Mike Hodgson compliled a wonderful pictoral record of the first year of Gamlingay Long Lane allotments.  There is a copy of his beautiful book in the library in the Eco Hub or you can view some of his pictures by clicking here Long Lane Allotments

 

Burial Grounds and Closed Churchyards

The Parish Council is responsible for maintenance of St Mary’s and the Baptist Chapel Churchyards (now both closed for burials) and the cemeteries  on Stocks Lane  and St Mary’s (both open for burials and the interment of cremated remains).
Click below for current Fees and Regulations for Stocks Lane and St Marys.

Gamlingay Parish Council charges Stocks Lane cemetery 2016-2018

Gamlingay Parish Council charges St Mary’s cemetery 2016-2018

Booklet-St Marys Cemetery November 2016

New Cemetery Regulations -February 2014

Community centres and village halls

The Eco Hub (old Gamlingay Community Centre) is run by Gamlingay Community Centre Ltd.  Website is www.eco-hub.info There are a variety of different spaces to hire for private and commercial events. The building is fully accesible to the disabled and has ample parking. For booking enquiries please contact the Centre Manager, Shelley Aitcheson on 01767 651226/ 07980 612077. email manager@eco-hub.info

 

 

The Old Methodist Chapel on Green End and the Women’s Institute Hall on Waresley Road are available for evening, weekend and school holiday daytime bookings.  Please contact the Clerks Leanne and Kirstin on 01767 650310 or email clerk@gamlingay-pc.gov.uk

Click below for our current hiring charges

Gamlingay Parish Council hall and open space hire charges 2016-2018

Parks, playing fields and recreational facilities

The recreation field, skatepark, Butts playground, Bowls green, Tennis Courts and Millbridge Brook meadows are all accessible from Stocks Lane – parking available in the Eco Hub car park.  The Parish Council is responsible for these areas. The recreation field can be hired for casual use – please contact the Clerks for further information.

Seating, litter bins, memorials and lighting

Please contact the Parish Council to report any problems with  benches around the village, litter, dog poo and salt bins.  The Parish Council is also responsible for the war memorial in St Mary’s cemetery, the village sign and some of the foot way lighting in the village.

Grasscutting

The Parish Council is responsible for grass cutting of the verges within the 30/40mph limits and for the recreation field, Butts playground, Northfield Close play area, Merton field (off Green Acres), the Pitt, Chapel field open spaces, Millbridge Brook meadows, lower field and St Mary’s field.

Grants

Every year the Parish Council makes grant funding available to local groups.  Applications are considered twice a year and forms must be submitted by the third Friday in February and October each year.  Click here for an Application form  Grants application form and Info 2017