Join the official red ribbon cutting ceremony at Welney’s new sports pavilion

The new Pavillion being installed in Welney,

The new Pavillion being installed in Welney, - Credit: Archant

The new community centre and sports pavilion at Welney is officially opened in a ceremony this weekend.

The red ribbon will be cut on Saturday July 23 at 3pm by John Gilbert, chairman of the William Marshall Charity, who will officially name the new building the William Marshall Centre.

There will be entertainment, a bouncy castle, barbeque, cake stall and refreshments during the afternoon and further entertainment planned for the evening.

“It is hoped that it will be a thoroughly enjoyable day marking a tremendous mile stone in the History of the Village of Welney,” said

Pat Copeman, clerk to Welney Parish Council.


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“The long awaited new community centre and sports pavilion is on site at the playing field at Welney and has already received very favourable comments from the user groups and individuals who have hired the new facility.

“MRC (Barroway Drove) who have constructed the modular building have completed all their work and the solar panels have been installed on the roof.

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“This major project for the village has been made possible with funding from WREN, Sport England and Marshall’s Charity as well as local fund raising events and donations from in and around the village over the last few years.”

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