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Deptford Park

Evelyn Street, Lewisham, London, SE8 5BJ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a football, a play area, Green Flag and a river.
  • Comments View
    • An oasis of greenery in a heavily urbanised area of the borough. Bordered by mature plane trees, it makes a pleasant walk around the wide, perimeter pathway.
    • The site of Deptford Park, originally a market garden, was sold by the Evelyn family to the London County Council, in 1884, and the park was officially opened to the public on 7 June 1897.
    • In recent years the park has undergone two phases of improvement works. Phase one works included the installation of new boundary railings, brick pillars and gates. Phase two comprised of the new children's playground, formal paved area and seating.
    • The information on the Deptford Park master plan contains all the documents related to the consultation and development of regenerating this park.

Opening Times

  • The park is opened daily by 08:00 and will close at the following times for each month:
  • January - 16:30.
  • February - 17:30.
  • March - 18:30.
  • April - 20:00.
  • May - 21:00.
  • June - 21:00.
  • July - 21:00.
  • August - 21:00.
  • September - 20:00.
  • October - 19:00.
  • November - 16:30.
  • December - 16:30.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Deptford.
  • The nearest underground station is New Cross.
  • The nearest DLR station is Deptford Bridge.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Evelyn Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Evelyn Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in).

Level Change (Evelyn Street Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Grinstead Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located ON Grinstead Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 420cm (13ft 9in).

Level Change (Grinstead Road Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Outside Access (Grinstead Road Entrance 2)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Grinstead Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in).

Level Change (Grinstead Road Entrance 2)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Outside Access (Scawen Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Scawen Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 420cm (13ft 9in).

Level Change (Scawen Road Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Outside Access (Scawen Road Entrance 2)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Scawen Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in).

Level Change (Scawen Road Entrance 2)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have concrete surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are easy and moderate slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)