Parks and open spaces are open all-year-round. Park gates and park car parks are not locked at night.

COVID-19 restrictions

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Park toilets

All park toilets are opened at 8am and closed at 4pm. Parks with council operated toilets include:

  • Ashburton Park
  • Haling Grove
  • Norwood Grove
  • Park Hill Recreation Ground
  • South Norwood Country Park
  • South Norwood Lake and Grounds
  • Waddon Ponds


The following parks have cafes. These are the responsibility of the Café owners and opening times are at their discretion:

  • Coombe Wood (Café)
  • Coulsdon Memorial Ground (Café)
  • Lloyd Park (Café)
  • Sanderstead Park (Café)
  • Wandle Park (Café)

Parks and open spaces in Croydon

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Grounds maintenance

The bins and dog bins are managed so that they should never be full or overflowing.

Grounds maintenance works schedule (PDF, 37.73KB)

Parks team


Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon CR0 1EA , United Kingdom