Rise Park 8022

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Various recreational facilities included a pool and playground, a toilet pavilion and tennis courts, and sports pitches were laid out.

History

Rise Park was created through the benefaction of Cllr Thomas England, who was instrumental in various public improvement schemes in the borough between the two world wars. He had the notion of creating a green corridor from Romford to Havering Atte Bower and in 1937 donated land for the creation of Rise Park to connect Raphael Park and Bedfords. The park opened to the public in 1937.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open daily until dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open daily until dusk.

Directions

Rail: Romford then bus. Bus: 103 (walk)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust