Pondfield Park (also known as Pondfield Recreation Ground)7998

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The park consists of two recreation areas divided by Reede Road, which were at first separately named, but since the 1980s together form Pondfield Park. The northern Park had perimeter planting, paths, avenues of trees and is largely playing fields, while the Recreation Ground in the south was laid out with children's playground, paddling pool, drinking fountains and planting.

History

The land, unsuitable for building, was presented to Barking by the London County Council in the late 1920s.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Dagenham East (District) then bus. Bus: 364.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)