King George V Playing Field

The King George V Playing Field is open 7 days a week from 7:00am until dusk. The Playing Field is managed by the King George Trust. 

 

Snack Bar

The Pavilion Snack Bar serves a variety of hot and cold food and drinks.
Operating hours: October to March - Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30am to 4.00pm (closed Mondays)
April to September - Monday to Sunday from 9.30am to 4.00pm

Football

The King George V Playing Field has two football pitches.
These are currently used for home games by Rayleigh FC, Myton Rovers FC, Rayleigh Town FC and Ralee FC.
To hire a pitch please complete the following form and return to the Town Council office. Pitch applications will be considered by the King George V Playing Field Committee.

Rayleigh Bowls Club

King George V Playing Field is home to Rayleigh Bowls Club. The Bowls Club can be accessed by via a entrance from Websters Way Car Park or a disabled entrance is located with in the playing field. Parking is available in the Websters Way Cark Park (pay and display). For information on the Rayleigh Bowls Club please see their website.

Memorial Benches

Memorial Plaques may be displayed on an available benches located with in the King George V Playing Field. Request for plaques must made in writing or by email to the Town Council office. The the request to then be approved by the Committee. The cost of the plaque will be at the individual own expense and the Town Council office will arrange for the plaque to be made.

Events

The King George V Playing Field hosts various events throughout the year. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 many of these including the Lions Club of Rayleigh Fireworks Display have been cancelled for 2021. To apply to hold an event in the playing field please complete the following forms and return to the The Town Council office. Event applications will be considered by the King George V Playing Field Committee. Once your event has been approved by Rayleigh Town Council, the Rochford District Council Event Management Plan will need to be completed. 
Event Conditions of Hire
Playing Field Plan

Awards

  • The King George V Playing Field is a Green Flag Winning Site 2021/2022
  • Anglia in Bloom 2020 - Parks Competition - GOLD
  • Essex Playing Field 2020- Playing Field Serving Communities of 2,500 or more - GOLD
  • Children's Playgrounds - GOLD
  • Best Kept Football Pitch - GOLD