Victoria Park, Oakenshaw

Victoria Park, Oakenshaw, is a bustling park with plenty of space for all the family. There’s an excellent skate park, a play area, and bowls pitch to keep everyone healthy and happy.

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Useful Information

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Victoria Park, Cleckheaton Road, Oakenshaw, BD12 7AT

Opening times

All Bradford District Parks are open 365 days a year, 24 hours.


Access to the park is from Cleckheaton Road. There are wheelchair friendly paths linking the main facilities throughout the park.


By Car

From Bradford, head South on the A641 Manchester Road. Turn left on the A6177 Mayo Avenue. Follow signs for the M606. At exit one, follow the slip road and take the 6th exit at the roundabout onto Bradford Road. This leads into Oakenshaw, where Victoria Park is on the left hand side.

By Bus

Bus number 268 from Bradford City Centre departs approximately every 12 minutes and stops outside Victoria Park, Oakenshaw. For bus timetable information contact Metro on 0113 2457676 or


Car Park

There is a free car park situated off Cleckheaton Road near the Bowling Green

Fenced in Play Area

Free to use, open 24 hours. No entry allowed to persons over 14 unless supervising a child.


Open 10.00-16.00, Tuesday – Sunday, April - October. Anyone can use the bowling green. You pay your bowls fee onsite at the bowls hut which is run by the Bowls Club. Standard charges apply. If you are interested in joining the bowls club please contact the club direct. 

Skate Park

Free to use, open 24 hours

Sports Pitch

Open 24 hours. Free to use, but charges apply for club use. These pitches are let out to various teams. If you are interested in letting this pitch for club use please ring 01274 432663 for further information. Please be aware the pitches are probably booked up by teams on the weekend, and that a waiting list applies.


There is a small river edging the park.


Help us to maintain this area by reporting any problems to the Area Parks and Landscape Manager Dave Elcock, on 01274 432663 or email