Sports pitches and courts

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Tennis courts, multi-use games areas and football pitches in Waltham Forest.

  • Inks Green, Chingford (Grade A+ facilities)
  • Rolls Sports, Hickman Avenue, Chingford (Grade A+ facilities with showers)
  • Memorial Park, Chingford (Grade A facilities)
  • Lloyd and Aveling Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow (Grade A facilities)
  • Higham Hill, Sutton Road, Walthamstow (Grade B+ facilities)
  • Putting is only available at the Ridgeway Park, Chingford

Cricket pitches Click to get info

Cricket pitches are available for the season at the following borough sports grounds and open spaces:

  • Grade A: Low Hall Arena, Parmiters, Britannia and Jubilee Sports Ground, Leyton Sports Ground
  • Grade B: Low Hall - excluding arena, The Rolls

Football, rugby and hockey pitches are available for the season at the following borough sports grounds.

  • Grade A pitches: Leyton Jubilee Park, Low Hall Arena, Drapers Field, George White, Parmiters and Cavendish, Britannia, Broadfields, Jubilee Sports Ground, Salisbury Hall, Leyton Sports Ground
  • Grade B pitches: Low Hall, Ainslie Wood and Rolls

Open spaces Click to get info

To hire an open space please see park events.

Pavilions Click to get info

Langthorne Park, Higham Hill, Lloyd Park Community Bowls.

Tennis courts Click to get info

Tennis courts are available at the following borough parks and sports ground all year round.

  • Ridgeway Park
  • Memorial Park
  • Lloyd and Aveling Park
  • Abbotts Park

Tennis memberships are available that allow you to enjoy one free court per day, pay and play options are also available.

Visit for more information.

Booking a pitch Click to get info

Waltham Forest has a range of football and cricket pitches available for hire within the borough

Make a booking through Playfinder

Sport and Leisure Team

Playing fields Click to get info



Ainslie Wood sports ground, Ainslie Wood Road, E4

Football pitch, next to woodland. Opened for pre-booked activities

Blades and Salisbury Hall playing fields, Salisbury Hall, Walthamstow Avenue, Chingford Road, E4

Floodlit training area, football pitches (4), changing rooms, toilets in pavilion, staff for some pre-booked activities and opened for pre-booked activities

Britannia playing fields, Billet Road, E17

Cricket table, football pitches (2), toilets in pavilion. Opened for pre-booked activities

Broadfields playing fields, Walthamstow Avenue, E17

Football pitches (2), pavilion. Opened for pre-booked activities

Drapers playing fields, High Road, E15 (access also via Temple Mills Lane)

11 a side 3G football pitch, junior grass football pitch, sports pavilion, Under 5’s play area, Under 12’s play area, table tennis, cafe, ecology areas
Toilets are available when the pavilion is open; this includes a disabled toilet and baby changing areas
Cycle route, cycling proficiency course
Car park available, Some parts wheelchair accessible
Access route to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
No dogs allowed on site

George White sports ground, Billet Road, E17

Football pitches (2), changing rooms. Opened for pre-booked activities

Jubilee sports ground, The Avenue, Highams Park, E4

Cricket table, floodlit synthetic training area, football pitches (2), toilets in pavilion, bar and club house. Opened for pre-booked activities

Lee Valley playing fields, Waltham Way, E4

Rugby pitches (2). Opened for pre-booked activities

Leyton Jubilee Park, Marsh Lane, off Church Road, E10​

Mini football pitches (3) managed by LAMMAS school, toilets in pavilion.  Open space, some areas are only available for pre-booked activities​

Low Hall sports ground, South Access Road E17

Cricket pitches (2), Floodlit synthetic pitches (2), Football pitches (14), Outdoor synthetic cricket nets (2), Synthetic cricket strips (2), staffed for pre-booked activities, toilets in pavilion, some areas are only available for pre-booked activities

Parmiters and Cavendish sports grounds, Nelson Road, E4

Cricket tables (2), football pitches (5), pavilion. Opened for pre-booked activities

Rolls sports ground, Hickman Avenue, E4

Bowling green, cricket tables (2), football pitch, home of a number of local tennis clubs, mini football pitches (1), toilets in pavilion. Opened for pre-booked activities

St Egberts playing fields, Sewardstone Road, E4

Rugby pitches (2). Opened for pre-booked activities

Tyne Acre playing fields, Billet Road, E17

No pitches currently available due to renovations.


Contact Click to get info

Green Space Service

Room 100 Waltham Forest Town Hall Forest Road 
E17 4JF 

Telephone: Waltham Forest Direct on 0208 496 3000