- Central Park, Plymouth
Plymouth's Central Park is a large centralised park situated to the north of
Plymouthcity centre in south west Devon, England, stretching north from the train station to Pounds House, Peverelland west from Ford Park Cemeteryto the A386 (Outland Road and Alma Road).
Central Park is trust land, which explains why it has not been built on in the middle of the city. The trust deed dedicated the land 'for municipal use' and as such it cannot be built on or developed, except for leisure purposes open to all. It is popular among walkers and joggers as it holds views all over the city to the sea.
The park is used mainly for sport and recreation: it has many leisure facilities such as football, rugby and cricket pitches, a golf course, a bowling green, a baseball court, Central Park Leisure Pools, Mayflower Leisure Centre and
Home ParkStadium, home to Plymouth Argyle Football Club. There is also a new playground area, which is based on the continents of the world. As of 2007there are plans by the council to demolish the now ageing Leisure Pools and Mayflower Leisure Centre and replace them with a new larger combined indoor sports complex (Life Centre) with multipurpose indoor pitches, basketball court, ice rink, swimming pool and caféFact|date=October 2007. It will also be joined onto Home Park Stadium.
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