Our Aim is to renovate and develop St John's Street Playing Fields, Abram, Wigan into a state of the art sporting facility that not only boasts some of the best sporting facilities and clubs in the area but what are also affordable. We aim is to support Grassroots Football and Grassroots Sports at its foundation level and make it afford affordable, accessible and inclusive for all regardless of age, race, gender or level of physical or mental capacity.
Working alongside our partners and fellow clubs and teams on the project, not only do we aim to renovate and rejuvenate the site into a modern sporting facility fit for the 21st century but we also aim to run projects, clubs, coaching, lifestyle and education programmes that would benefit the whole community without exception.
Development of the site over a number of years creating and developing the open space into a practical and multi-use sports and community facility that will provide services and opportunities to our local community, schools, colleges, sports clubs and sports teams for many years to come.
Site development would consist of adding:
Kneerail fencing and gates
40ft Shipping container
Defibrillator and box
Memorial garden/entrance flower bed, wildflower & shrub borders and weed sheets
Seating with park benches, patio sets, tables and chairs
A paved, seating area, wooden edging, posts and rope
Pitch work, scarification, verti-drain, aeration, over seed and fertiliser
Main pitch levelled, renovated, relaid and over seeded
Stone and gravel pathways
New rubbish bins
Paint for changing rooms
Wood for car park fencing and surface improvements
Railway and engraving sleepers for memorial flower bed
Wooden facia for shipping containers
Perimeter pitch fencing