Roberts Park has recently been restored with money from the Heritage Lottery Fund and various other partners and has won the prestigious Green Flag Award. There’s a brilliant new play area and skate park, as well as a beautiful bandstand where concerts are staged throughout the summer months. Come down for a stroll or relax on the grass and soak up the atmosphere of a cricket game.
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Roberts Park, Higher Coach Road, BD17
All Bradford District Parks are open 365 days a year, 24 hours.
A footpath surrounds the park which is accessible to all. There is level access from the main road.
From Shipley, follow the Otley Road (A6038) towards Baildon. Turn left along Green Lane, and follow the road as it turns into Coach Road then Higher Coach Road. Roberts Park is on the left hand side.
Bus numbers 626 and 624 stop just outside Roberts Park on Coach Road. Bus number 660 stops in Saltaire on the other side of the river from the park (a 5 minute walk away). Walk straight down Victoria Road towards Salts Mill. For bus timetable information contact Metro on 0113 2457676 or www.wymetro.com
Saltaire train station is just across the river from Roberts Park. Turn left downhill out of the station and follow the footbridge across the river. Trains stop in Saltaire from Leeds and from Bradford. For train timetable information contact Metro on 0113 2457676 or www.wymetro.com
The River Aire runs through Roberts Park with a ‘beach’ area designed to flood as the river level rises.
Detailed information on fishing in Roberts Park and fishing licenses can be found through Saltaire Angling Association.
Open throughout the year, the Half Moon Café in Roberts Park sells quality coffee, teas, Brymor ice cream and a range of home made hot and cold dishes. There is plenty of seating inside and out (wonderful on a sunny day!). The cafe welcomes everyone and has facilities for people with disabilities and parents with young children. For more information, visit their website.
Skate Park/Play Area
A brand new play area and skate park are also in the course of being built as part of the restoration.
All concerts are listed on the Bandstand page, they are from 2.30pm – 4pm
If your band is interested in playing on the bandstand, please ring 01274 434769.
Friends of Roberts Park
Friends of Roberts Park is an active group which operates with the aim of helping to care, enhance, protect and broaden the enjoyment of their local Park. If you are interested in joining, the group would be delighted to hear from you.
Help us to maintain this area by reporting any problems to the District Parks Manager on 01535 618068 or email firstname.lastname@example.org