North Sheen Recreation Ground (also known as North Sheen Park)7958

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Features of North Sheen Recreation Ground include playgrounds, paddling pool (summer), football pitches and a running track.

History

Originally part of an orchard on the Popham Estate, the site was first opened as a public recreation ground in June 1909 and was further extended in 1923. In December 1963 it was renamed North Sheen Park but has since reverted to being called North Sheen Recreation Ground. In 1995 London Welsh Amateur Football Club, which had been founded around 1890, made its home here.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open from Mon - Sat: 7.30am - dusk/Sun & Bank Hols: 9am - dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open from Mon - Sat: 7.30am - dusk/Sun & Bank Hols: 9am - dusk.

Directions

London Overground/Tube (District): Kew Gardens. Rail: North Sheen. Bus: 190, 419, 490, H22, R68, R70.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century