Tag archive: parks


Redbridge’s first ‘Tiny Forest’ planted in South Park

This week more than 600 trees have been planted in South Park as part of a partnership between Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure, Earthwatch Europe and Redbridge Council. Over 20 native tree species, including oak, wild service, birch, alder, hazel, blackthorn, rowan, and lime have been planted on site at South Park, Ilford. Located in […]


Vote for your favourite park in the People’s Choice Award 2020

Help us get Redbridge into the top ten by voting for your favourite park in the People’s Choice Awards. This year an army of experts awarded a record breaking 2,061 Green Flag Awards to the UK’s very best parks and green spaces, including nine Redbridge parks. Organised by Keep Britain Tidy, the scheme is now […]



Rare bird spotted in Valentines Park Birdwatch Walk

UPDATE: BBC2 featured our Turtle Dove during their Winterwatch programme on Friday 31 January at 8.30pm. On Saturday 25 January Vision’s Nature Conservation team partnered with the local North East London RSPB group to host a Big Garden Birdwatch Walk at Valentines Park. The event coincided with the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch campaign, which is […]


Successful community tree planting during National Tree Week

Vision RCL and Redbridge council partnered with Trees for Cities to plant new young trees across the borough this year, including Goodmayes Park and Orchard Playing Fields (formally Goodmayes Recreation Ground). To mark the beginning of National Tree Week, which ran from 23 November-1 December, Vision’s nature conservation team was joined by partners and volunteers […]



Valentines Mansion & Gardens

Important COVID-19 Information Valentines Mansion will reopen for public open days from Monday 17 May. Although the Mansion is currently closed to the public, we are still taking bookings for hire and you can call us to discuss on 020 8708 8100. The gardens and park remain open, please enjoy whilst maintaining social distancing. Covid […]


Foxburrows Farm

Foxburrows Farm is closed due to the Hainault Forest Restoration Project. During 2021 some exciting improvements will be made to the farm please re-visit this page for further updates. COVID Guidance & Updates Read our guidance on using parks facilities (please read before visiting) Read more on COVID-19 Impact on all Vision Services About the […]


Westwood Recreation Ground

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


Wanstead Park Recreation Ground

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


South Park

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


Rose Avenue Play Area

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


Roding Valley Park

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


Redbridge Recreation Ground

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


Redhouse Play Area

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


Ray Park

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


Onslow Gardens

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


Oaks Lane Recreation Ground

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


Martley Drive Play Area

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Manford Way Open Space

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Loxford Park

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Lechmere Avenue Play Area

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


James Leal Centre

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Fairlop Waters Country Park

Important COVID-19 information The Boathouse is now open from 9am – 5pm Monday – Sunday.  Toilets will be available and we will be offering take-away hot drinks, soft drinks and cake! So please continue to support Fairlop Waters, and enjoy a coffee as part of your daily outdoor exercise. From Monday 29 March when 2 […]


Hainault Forest

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas are open, however some of our facilities are closed, including Foxburrows Farm, this is due to the Hainault Forest Restoration Project. During 2021 some exciting improvements will be made to the farm please re-visit […]


Hainault Recreation Ground

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Hainault Lodge Nature Reserve

Hainault Lodge Local Nature Reserve is a small woodland site immediately adjacent to Redbridge Cycling Centre. The site can be accessed during daylight hours via a short path opposite the cycling centre car park. The site is rich in history having been home to a former royal hunting lodge and had various other uses since […]


Grove Road Gardens

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Goodmayes Park

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Orchard Playing Fields (previously Goodmayes Park Extension)

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


Elmhurst Gardens

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Crucible Park

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Barley Lane Recreation Ground

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Claybury Woods and Park

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Churchfields Recreation Ground

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Christchurch Green Recreation Ground

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Brocket Way Open Space

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Clayhall Park

Important COVID-19 information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Barkingside Recreation Ground

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket […]


Seven Kings Park

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]


Valentines Park

Important COVID-19 Information All parks and open spaces across Redbridge are open for daily exercise and fresh air. Our play areas across Redbridge parks are open. Cafes are running a takeaway only service. From Monday 29 March, sports courts (including MUGA and basketball) and outdoor gyms will reopen and outdoor sports (football/cricket) can resume. Bowls/Cricket can […]