Loxford Park 7910

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

The park has various recreational facilities, including playing fields, and a cherry lined avenue leads towards tennis courts and the bowling green with roses around the border. There is also a sunken rose garden created around 1940 with circular beds and paths, the central area reached by steps with red brick piers each side.

History

Loxford Park was formed upon the grounds of the Loxford Hall Estate, which was purchased in 1899 by Ilford UDC for £11,200 to create a public recreation ground. The early-19th-century manor house of Loxford Hall stands outside the park in Loxford Lane.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open daily 8am-dusk (check site owner for closing time); closed Christmas Day.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open daily 8am-dusk (check site owner for closing time); closed Christmas Day.

Directions

Rail/London Overground/Tube (Hammersmith & City, District): Barking. Bus: 169, 179, 369.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust