Heston Park (also known as Heston Recreation Ground)7839

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Features of Heston Park include playgrounds, tennis, a multi-sports area, football pitches and a cricket square.

History

Heston Park was formally opened on 10 June 1933 by the Mayor of Heston and Isleworth, the fourth park to be opened since the new Borough Council replaced the Urban District Council in 1932. It was on the site of Heston Recreation Ground, which had long been used for Hounslow May Fair, granted a Royal charter in 1296; a site within the new park was reserved for the Fair.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open from 8am - dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open from 8am - dusk.

Directions

Tube: Hounslow East (Piccadilly) then bus. Bus: 111, 120
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust