Greatfields Park (also known as Movers Lane Playing Field)7812

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

By 1935 the park facilities included bandstands, lawn tennis courts, children's paddling pool, putting green and children's gymnasium, with areas of formal planting, trees and avenue of willows. Some of these features still exist.

History

Greatfields Park opened in 1926 on a site aquired by Barking Borough Council in 1923/4.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open from 7.15am to dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open from 7.15am to dusk.

Directions

London Overground/Rail/Tube (Hammersmith & City, District): Barking. Tube: Upney (District, Hammersmith & City). Bus: 173, 287, 368, 369, 387, 673, 687.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century