Holding an event in a Cheshire East park

Cheshire East Council has many Parks and areas of public open space for everyone to enjoy. These areas can provide an ideal location for events, celebrations or fund raising opportunities.

Crowd of people in a park.If you want to hold an event you will need to provide full details of what you propose. We will then consider the proposal in the light of the Council’s policies. Permission is required for any events organised within Council owned public open space. The Council has a range of fees that it charges to cover events, the level of charge will depend on the nature and scale of the event.

The Council will also expect event organisers to pay for any damages.

Getting started

To get started contact the appropriate Parks Manager, or for any guidance the Events Manager, who will process your application.

Events Officer – risk assessment advice

Andrew Latham
Tel: 01270 686785

Parks recreation manager

Congleton Park

Elaine Webster (Dodd)
Tel: 01270 686708

Countryside Sites

For details of Countryside Sites managed by the Ranger Service see: Country Parks and Ranger Service

Email: rangers@cheshireeast.gov.uk
Tel: 01625 383700


Man and woman toast each otherQueens Park, Crewe

Winter opening hours:

10.30am – 3.30pm daily
Subject to weather

For Functions in the Pickle Jar, at the Lakeside Pavilion, Queens Park, Crewe. Contact – 01270 583162 or 07553 37083

Congleton Park

For functions in at the STOCK BAR Congleton Park Pavilion
Contact – 07855 010780

Making your application

It will be useful for you to read the Guidelines at the front of the documentation before you complete the form to ensure you have all the information you need to hand. You should include as much detailed information as possible, which will enable us to quickly respond to your request.

It can take up to 8 weeks for an application to be processed by all parties involved, so please make sure that you apply in plenty of time. Payments, if applicable, must be made 4 weeks in advance of the event, or where donations apply 2 weeks following your event.

Please print and post your applications to:

Andrew Latham
Outdoor Events Manager
Cheshire East Council
Floor 2
Municipal Buildings
Earle Street

Essential Information you will require

  • Confirmation of Public Liability Insurance Cover for value of £5million
  • Completion of Risk Assessment documentation, guidance within documentation.

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