Parks and open spaces in the London Borough of Redbridge

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The London Borough of Redbridge, one of the northern peripheral London boroughs, has within its boundaries parts of two large open spaces: Epping Forest and Wanstead Flats. Apart from many smaller parks, gardens and sports grounds, the following are the main open spaces in Redbridge:

Fairlop Waters Country Park is one of 11 parks throughout Greater London chosen to receive money for redevelopment by a public vote, in 2009, the park received £400,000 towards better footpaths, more lighting, refurbished public toilets and new play areas for children.[5]

The parks are patrolled by the Redbridge Community Police Team.


  1. ^ "Natural England citation, Hainault Forest" (PDF). Natural England. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Brian Ecott (2013). "Hainault Lodge Local Nature Reserve". Hainault Forest Website. Brian Ecott. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Management Plan. South Park 2011–2016. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Valentines Park Management Plan 2009–2013". London Borough of Redbridge. p. 9. Archived from the original on 7 April 2013. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  5. ^ London parks get £6m for revamp (BBC News) accessed 10 March 2009

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