The Park


Moorside park is situated between Moorside Road, The Northern Road, Forefield Lane and Trevor Drive

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You will find :

  • children’s playarea
  • bowling green and pavillion
  • basketball court
  • rose gardens (for which the Friends group are responsible for maintaining).

The Park also has a monument is in memory of Laurence Johnson who was born in Moorside Farm, the site of Moorside Park. Laurence Johnson became a catholic priest in France, came to Lancashire as a missionary, was arrested and hanged, drawn and quartered in London on 30th May 1582.