Purton War Memorial and Village Centre
The charity was originally set up in 1946 with the Parish Council as the sole trustee, its objectives are:
To provide or assist in the provision for the inhabitants of the Parish of Purton and the neighbourhood thereof (the area of benefit) facilities for recreation and other leisure-time occupation in the interests of social welfare with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants.
The Charity land supports a variety of recreation including a playground, skatepark and large open grassed area. The Parish Council pays for the maintenance and upkeep of the play equipment.
Various clubs are licenced to enjoy the facilities, these include: Purton Tennis, Purton Bowls and Purton Football. The Redhouse building was deemed surplus to requirements in 1995 and has since been leased to the Red House Social Club.
Purton War Memorial and Village Centre Charity Reg No: 305562