Town Park (also known as Old Park Estate, Chase Side House, Chase Park)8124

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Town Park is a surviving fragment along with Bush Hill Park Golf Course of the pre-Elizabethan Old Park estate of Enfield Manor. Along the southern boundary runs part of the New River Loop, separating the public park from the private golf course.

History

Part of the estate became the estates of Chase Side House, which in the 19th century had fine pleasure gardens, and Chase Park. In 1894 Enfield UDC purchased some of the estate lands and Town Park was laid out and opened in 1902, a bathing lake opened in 1905.

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: Enfield Chase/Enfield Town. Bus: 121, 191, 192, 231, 307, 313, 317, 329, W9, 310, 310A, 311, 517, 610, W10
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)