Bourne United Charities manage many buildings and facilities across Bourne and other areas. Take a look at the places our Trustees support for the community.
A beautiful open green space with nature walks, war memorial and children’s play area. A quiet place to relax and unwind. Once the site of a motte and bailey castle the area is listed as a Scheduled Monument and the earthworks of the bailey (living area around the castle) are still visible.
The Abbey Lawn
The Abbey Lawn is a fantastic facility for the people of Bourne and is the home of many local amenities:
Hard surface tennis courts can be hired for a small fee at Sam’s Convenience store opposite the Abbey Lawns.
Bourne Outdoor Pool is one of the few outdoor pools remaining in the country visit bourneoutdoorswimmingpool.org for opening times and ticket prices.
For more information on the many clubs and activities taking place at Lawns contact Jim Ashton at the Abbey Lawn Sporting Association on 01778 422837.
Gardening allotments are situated at the corner of Meadow Drove and Spalding Road. If you are interested in applying for an allotment email firstname.lastname@example.org
BUC is committed to the development of a multi-wheeled park at the eastern end of the Abbey Lawn. The project has planning permission and is being organised by Dimensions Skatepark. Visit dimensionskatepark.org.uk
In 2011 Bourne United Charities achieved Certification to ISO.14001:2004 which is an internationally recognised standard of excellence in environmental management. BSI (British Standards Institution) which reviews BUC every six months to ensure that the environmental management system is being maintained and that the organisation remains committed to continual environmental improvement at all levels. You can read all about it in the BUC Environmental Policy 2010 Issue 1.