South Park • Vision RCL

South Park

South Park, South Park Road, Ilford,
Opening Times:

Bowling Green

Children’s Play Area

Information Centre

Multi Use Games Area

Outdoor Gym

Public Toilets

Tennis Courts

Barbecues are not permitted at any of our parks and open spaces.

About the park

This Edwardian park has preserved most of its original features from over 100 years ago such as a large lake, an abundance of large mature trees, shrubs and flower beds. A popular open space with strollers, joggers and dog walkers who enjoy the pleasant surroundings as well as a number of facilities.

Park at a glance

Water Safety in Redbridge Parks and Open Spaces

Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure in partnership with the London Fire Brigade have created this short video clip to raise awareness on the importance of Water Safety in and around Redbridge Parks and Open Spaces.

Parks staff holding Green Flag 2022/23

Green Flag Award Park

The national standard for parks and open spaces in England and Wales recognises and rewards the best green spaces in the country with Green Flag Status.

South Park has retained its Green Flag Status for 2022 and has gained automatic entry into the People’s Choice Awards 2022. Vote for South Park in the People’s Choice Awards from 1-31 October.


Our Walking for Health Group meets regularly at South Park. For more information visit our Walking for Health page.

Outdoor Gym

South Park features an outdoor gym which is free to use and fun way to stay way to stay active whilst getting some fresh air.

By using the outdoor gyms frequently this will enable you to maintain/lose weight, strengthen your body, increase your fitness levels and improve mental wellbeing.


Thanks to funding from LTA and the UK Government renovation of tennis courts in Redbridge Parks is now underway with some nearly completed.

Cost to hire the courts:

  • Monday – Friday up to 12noon – FREE
  • Monday – Friday 12-5pm – £2.50
  • Monday – Friday 5pm to closing & weekends – £5
woman playing tennis
bowls set out on green field


Redbridge hosts a range of bowls clubs around the borough, offering tournaments and other events through membership.

To find out more about the Clementswood Bowls Club contact 020 8924 8964 /

Support your local park

Your donation will help us continue to care for and maintain our parks and allow them to be enjoyed by you, your family and future generations.

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