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Parks, children's playgrounds and open spaces

Last updated 5 August 2014

Parks

Location Facilities
Abbotts Park, Abbotts Park Road, E10 Premier park. See Abbotts Park
Bisterne Avenue Park, Bisterne Avenue, E17 Five-a-side / basketball hard court area, under 7s and under 12s play areas and managed by mobile teams
Cann Hall Park, Cann Hall Road, E11 Five-a-side/kickabout area, floodlit skateboard park, under 7s and under 12s play areas, small club room and staffed during busy periods
Chase Lane Park, York Road, E4 Under 7s and under 12s play areas, skateboard park
Coronation Gardens, Oliver Road, E10 Premier and green flag park. See Coronation Gardens
Coppermill Park, Coppermill Lane, E17 Under 7s play area, open grass area
Drysdale Park, Drysdale Avenue, E4 Under 7s and under 12s play areas and hard court area
Henry Reynolds Gardens, Bush Road, E11 Under 7s and under 12s play areas, basketball post, ornamental gardens and friends or parks group
Kitchener Road Park, Kitchener Road, E17 Childrens play area and equipment for toddlers through to teenagers, grassed area and informal gardens. See Kitchener Road Park
Langthorne Park, Birch Grove, E11 Premier and green flag park. See Langthorne Park

Leyton Jubilee Park, Seymour Road or Marsh Lane, E10

Leyton Manor Park, Capworth Street, E10

Under 7s play area, 8+ adventure play area, football pitches, basketball court, wildflower, pavilion, ad hoc events. See Leyton Jubilee Park

Under 7s play area, hard court floodlit 5-a-side area, ornamental gardens, staffed during busy periods

Lloyd Park, off Forest Road, E17 Premier park. See Lloyd Park
Mansfield Park, Mansfield Hill, E4 Great views over reservoirs, ideal for picnics and bird watching, large open space and ornamental gardens
Memorial Park, Chingford Mount Road, E4 Premier park. See Memorial Park
Pimp Hall Park, Simmons Lane, E4 Mixed age play area, great views over Chingford and large open space ideal for picnics
Ridgeway Park, The Ridgeway, Old Church Road, E4 Premier and green flag park. See Ridgeway Park
Skeltons Lane Park, off Leyton High Road, E10 Under 7s play area, Brooks Farm – inner city farm, grass picnic area and staffed during busy periods
St James Park, Essex Road, E17

Large open area, under 5s, under 7s and under 12s play areas

Stoneydown Park and Gardens, Longfield Road, E17 Hard court ball area, ornamental gardens, pavilion and under 7s and under 12s play areas
The Highams Park, Keynsham Avenue, Woodford Green, Essex Grassed area with a variety of trees, great views of the adjoining lake and Epping Forest and under 7s play area
The Linear Park, Grove Green Road, E11 Ornamental area
Thomas Gamuel Park, off Boundary Road, E17 Kickabout area with basketball posts, under 5s and under 12s play areas and staffed during busy periods
Wingfield Park, Grosvernor Road, E17 Under 7s and under 12s play areas, landscaped area and pavilion
Sidmouth Park, Sidmouth Road, E10 Under 5s and under 12s play areas and landscaped areas

Children's playgrounds

Location Facilities
Acacia Road playground, Acacia Road, E11 Under 5s play area, Friends Group
Arnett Square playground. Chingford Hall Estate, E4 Under 7s and under 12's play areas
Artesian Gardens playground, off Cathall Road, E11 Under 7s play area, seating area/gardens
Bridge Road playground, Bridge Road, E10 Under 5s and under 12's play areas
Church Lane playground, Church Lane, E11 Under 7s play area
Dames Road playground, Dames Road, E17 Under 5s and under 12's play areas
Dyers Hall playground, Dyers Hall Road, E11 Under 12s play area
EpiCentre playground, Cathall Road, E11 7-12s play area, ball games area
Folly Lane playground, Folly Lane, E17 Under 7s and under 12s play areas
Greenleaf Road playground, Greenleaf Road, E17 Under 7s play area
Harrow Road playground, Greenleaf Road, E17 Under 7s play area

Leyton Jubilee Park, Seymour Road/Marsh Lane E10

Marlowe Road recreation ground, Marlowe Road, E17

Under 7s and 8+ adventure play areas, football pitches, basketball court, pavilion, ad hoc events. See Leyton Jubilee Park

Under 7s and under 12s play areas, multi-sport area and garden area

Queens Road playground, Queens Road, E17 Under 7s and under 12s play areas
Selbourne Walk playground, located opposite
Selbourne Walk shopping centre, E17
Under 7s play area, landscaped area, managed on behalf of the Town Centre Manager
Seymour Road playground, Seymour Road, E10 The play area is temporarily unavailable as it is undergoing improvement works, but there are temporary play facilities available nearby
Vestry Road playground, Vestry Road, E17 Open hard court with basket ball
Vincent Road playground, Vincent Road, E4 Under 7s and under 12s play areas, grassed area and open grass area
Walnut Road playground, Walnut Road E10 Under 7s play area

Open spaces

Our open spaces offer varied types and sizes of facilities, from the smallest ornamental gardens, to informal and scraped areas, cemeteries and churchyards, extensive woodlands and nature conservation areas.

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Location Facilities
Ainslie Wood
Anslie Wood Road, E4
Great in the Spring for bluebells, Has many oak and ancient trees and woodland ideal for walking.
All Saints churchyard
Chingford Mount Road, E4
Closed burial ground and quiet areas
British Legion Road
British Legion Road, E4
Open space area
Cambrian Gardens
Capworth Street, E10
Secluded "pocket park”
Cathall Green
Cathall Road, E11
Climbing boulders, outdoor gym equipment and seating area
Cheney Row
Billet Road, E17
Ideal for play activities and picnics, large grassed area and local residents group
Chingford Green
Station Road, E4
Village green
Elmfield Road
Elmfield Road, E17
Open space area
Folly Lane Community Woodland
Folly Lane, E17
Planted community woodland
Good Memorial Gardens
Chingford Mount Road, E4
Ornamental gardens
Harrow Green
High Road, Leytonstone E11
Ornamental area and war memorial
Higham Hill Recreation Ground, E17​ ​Under 12's play equipment, under 7's play equipment, outdoor gym, basketball court / multisport area, tennis courts, open space, dog exercise area, pavilion
Jubilee Gardens
High Road, Leytonstone E11
Ornamental area with seats
Knotts Green
Leyton Green Road, E10
Open space area
Larkswood and Larkswood Playing Fields
New Road/Larkswood Road, E4
Ancient woodland ideal for peaceful walks. Impressive oak and hornbeam trees. Large open area ideal for informal football, playing games and picnics
Leyton Green
High Road, Leyton E10
Attractive open space and spring bulbs
Low Hall Conservation Area
Low Hall, E17
(Accessed via Low Hall Sports Ground)
Quiet area of woodland with a variety of trees
Mallinson Park Woods
High Road, Woodford Green Essex
Area of woodland attached to Epping Forest
Pimp Hall Nature Reserve
Kings Road, E4
Conservation area and dovecote
Winner of Wild Flower and Environment Trophy, London In Bloom 1997
Wadham Avenue
Wadham Avenue, E17
Open space area and small grass area

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