Ponders End Recreation Ground 7997

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

This is a small recreation ground with some formal planting at the entrance on the High Street, which has railings and London planes. Beyond the small area of formal flower beds and shrubberies is a modest bandstand surrounded with a partial circle of hedging with some roses, beyond which are sports facilities.

History

Enfield UDC opened Ponders End Recreation Ground in the 1920s, having purchased 8 acres of land for its creation. The name Ponders End may have derived from a family by the name of Ponder who lived here in the 14th century, probably so-called for being keepers of a pond.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open from 8am Mon-Sat / 8.30am Sundays to dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open from 8am Mon-Sat / 8.30am Sundays to dusk.

Directions

Rail: Southbury; Ponders End. Bus: 313
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century