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The Leys

Introduction

The Leys is an open area of grassland with trees, shrubs and the Wantz stream running through it.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Dagenham East or Dagenham Heathway (District) then bus. Bus: 145.

Owners

LB Barking & Dagenham

History

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Green Belt

  • Site of Nature Conservation Importance

Key Information

Type

Public Park

Purpose

Public Park

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

15.43

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust