Highfield Park is situated on the south eastern side of St Albans in Hertfordshire. Highfield Park is rather unusual, rather than being financed and managed by the local council, a dedicated charity called Highfield Park Trust manages the Park. The Park was created in 1996 following the closure and redevelopment of Cell Barnes and Hill End Mental Heath Hospitals. The hospitals had extensive grounds, which now form Highfield Park ... Read More

Highfield Park – The Peoples Place

Highfield Park - The Peoples Place Celebrating 20 Years of the Park As part of the Trust's 20th Anniversary Celebrations, we've created a short video with our friends the Purple Day Band who produced an original soundtrack, called "The People's Place". We've tried to include as many friends and Park users as possible, albeit in a relatively short production. We've also tried to show the evolution of the area over the years. We hope that there is something in there for you ... Read More

HPT Tree of the Month September 2016

TREE OF THE MONTH September 2016 Common or Black Mulberry Highfield Park Tree Trail: Number 25 Latin/Botanical Name: Morus nigra Range: Native to south west Asia, but cultivated in many parts of Europe. Height: Up to 12m. Uses: Cultivated for its dark purple, almost black edible fruit. Description: It often has a short gnarled and creviced trunk with orangey-brown bark and low spreading branches. The leaves are dark green up to 20cm with a rough hairy feel. The fruits look like a large blackberry and are a collection of drupes called a syncarp; they tend to ripen over an extended ... Read More

Annual General Meeting 2016

Notice of Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday 27 September 2016 7.30 pm at Trestle Arts Base Russet Drive, St Albans, AL4 0JQ For last years AGM 2015 Click here >>> ... Read More

HPT Newsletter – September 2016 Newsletter Published

Highfield Park Trust Newsletters Over the past 5 years, we have distributed our regular Highfield Park Trust newsletter to residents surrounding the Park as part of our efforts to provide the local community with Park news and updates. As a charity with limited resources in terms of both time and finances, we have taken the decision this will be the last printed newsletter that will be delivered to local homes. Going forward, updates on the work of the Trust and events can be accessed in a number of ways – see details below. We are particularly keen to provide updates ... Read More

Events for 2016 – New Events Poster

Events in 2016 The full calendar of events at the park in 2016 is as follows, we have the old favourites, Easter Bunny Hunt and Apple Day to the Luna Cinema and the St Albans Town & Country Festival. To download this Events Poster - Please click here ... Read More

Sponsor a Tree at Highfield Park

Sponsor a Tree at Highfield Park, St Albans Our sponsorship scheme is an opportunity for you to make a contribution to the development and upkeep of Highfield Park for a year. It also makes a wonderful gift to mark a special occasion. For a sponsorship fee of £25 per tree per year, you – or the person you are buying a gift for – will receive : A personalised certificate describing your choice of tree. Regular email updates on developments within Highfield Park and the ongoing work of the Trust. Maybe most importantly of all, the knowledge that your support ... Read More

Walk for Wellbeing

Registration_Form_2016 Family_Registration_Form_2016 You can download a sponsorship form from the links below or if you would like to just make a donation, go to: http://campaign.justgiving.com/charity/mindinmidherts/walkforwellbeing Sponsorship_Form_2016 ... Read More

Social Media

There are lots of ways to keep up to date with all the news about the Highfield Park Trust, we are all over Social Media ... Read More

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