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Spring Hill Recreation Ground

Spring Hill, Waltham Forest, E5 9BL

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*Please Note*

  • Hackney Council are currently embarking on a restoration project of the Park.
  • The main building will be shut and temporary toilets will be in place on the bowling green by the pavilion (where the cafe has been relocated to during works).


  • Services / facilities within the grounds include tennis courts, rugby pitches and team changing rooms, allotments and a children's play area.
  • Comments View
    • To book a tennis court please contact Hackney City Tennis Club on 020 8800 0680.
    • To book a rugby pitch and changing rooms please contact 020 8986 7955 or email [email protected]


  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Stamford Hill.
  • The nearest underground station is Seven Sisters.

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.


  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, tarmac, concrete, gravel and muddy 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are several information boards throughout the park.
    • At either end of the woodland area there is a set of medium depth steps on the pathway, there are no handrails at the steps.

Spring Lane - Walk Way and Bike Trail

  • The entrance at Spring Hill Road and Springfield Road are both 330cm wide.
  • There are several entrances and exits along the trail leading into the park and along the River Lea.

Accessible Toilet (Main Entrance- Springfield Road)

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Comments View
    • Unable to be surveyed at the time of survey- August 2016.

Standard Toilet(s) (Main Entrance- Springfield Road)