Playing fields and school land: selling or change of use

Guidance on protecting school playing fields and schools' powers to protect land.


Disposal or change of use of playing field and school land


This is for:

  • local authorities
  • academy trusts
  • diocesan authorities
  • governing bodies
  • School Playing Field Advisory Panel
  • sporting bodies

It applies to:

  • local-authority-maintained schools
  • special schools
  • academies and free schools

It explains what to do before you can sell school playing field land, or change the way it is used.