At the entrance to Barton Laws Playing Fields is a Commemorative pyramid. To the North Side is an inscription “This Playing Field was purchased in 1920 to perpetuate the memory of the townspeople of Wigton who served in The Great War 1914-1918”

The Playing  Fields are maintained by the Town Council.    They are for Community use and are currently used by several football teams.  Additional smaller pitches for junior teams are located in Wigton Park.

The Pavilion at Barton Laws is due to be demolished and replaced.

The detailed plans can be viewed on the following link to the Planning application approved by Allerdale Borough Council

The Project is to be funded by contributions from Wigton Town Council, The Football Foundation, Sports England, Allerdale Borough Council and Section 106 monies.

An application for the remainder of the funding required has been made to the Public Works Loan Board

The documentation relevant to this is detailed below .  If anyone wants any further information then please contact us.

Barton Laws Condition Report

Business Case V 3.1 Latest

WYG – Feasibility Report

APP 1 Budget Cost Estimates

APP 2 Council key minutes – Barton Laws

APP 3 Funding Position – Current V3 with contingency detailed

Briefing Document for Councillors


Town Plan 2015 Survey findings

Town Plan 2020-2025

Relevant minutes from meetings