Town and village greens in England: preventing new registrations


This guide explores the law relating to Towns and Village Greens in England, and explains

  • what we mean by a Town and Village Green;
  • how and why they are registered;
  • the effect of registration on you as the landowner; and
  • what steps you can take to prevent a Town and Village Green being established.

We have a separate guide for town and village greens in Wales, Business Guide 450W, “Town and village greens: preventing new registrations in Wales”.