Thames Barrier Park 8109

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Thames Barrier Park, so-named due to its proximity to the Thames Barrier, has been formed on a patch of derelict land previously in industrial use since the late 1860s. It represents the first new public park along the Thames riverfront for nearly 50 years.

History

Planning for a park here began in the 1980s under the Greater London Council, and it was created under the auspices of the London Docklands Development Corporation and English Partnerships.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open from 7am - dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open from 7am - dusk.

Directions

Rail: Silvertown & City Airport. DLR: Silvertown; Pontoon Dock. Tube: Canning Town (Jubilee) then DLR. Bus: 474.
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust