Parks opening and closing times

Most parks can be accessed at all times.The exceptions which are locked overnight from dusk until dawn are:

  • York House Gardens
  • Grove Gardens
  • Alpha Road
  • Carlisle Park
  • North Sheen Recreation Ground
  • Castelnau Recreation Ground
  • Garricks Temple
  • The Kings Field
  • Grimwood Road
  • Westerley Ware
  • Vine Road

See the parks A to Z for locations.

For all our other parks, please see specific closing times in the table below.

Closing times for 2016

All locked parks will be opened by 7.30am Monday to Saturday and by 9am on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Please note that we start closing the gates 20 minutes before the stated closing times.

Month Week commencing (Monday) Closing times
January 4 4.30pm
January 11 4.30pm
January 18 4.30pm
January 25 4.30pm
February 1 5pm
February 8 5pm
February 15 5.30pm
February 22 5.30pm
February 29 5.30pm
March 7 6pm
March 14 6pm
March 21 6.30pm
March 28 7.30pm
April 4 7.30pm
April 11 8pm
April 18 8pm
April 25 8pm
May 2 8.30pm
May 9 8.30pm
May 16 9pm
May 23 9pm
May 30 9pm
June 6 9pm
June 13 9.30pm
June 20 9.30pm
June 27 9.30pm
July 4 9.30pm
July 11 9pm
July 18 9pm
July 25 9pm
August 1 9pm
August 8 8.30pm
August 15 8.30pm
August 22 8pm
August 29 8pm
September 5 7.30pm
September 12 7.30pm
September 19 7pm
September 26 7pm
October 3 6.30pm
October 10 6.30pm
October 17 6pm
October 24 6pm
October 31 4.30pm
November 7 4.30pm
November 14 4.30pm
November 21 4.30pm
November 28 4.30pm
December 5 4.30pm
December 12 4.30pm
December 19 4.30pm
December 26 4.30pm

Updated: 5 January 2016