Mountsfield Park has a wide range of recreational pursuits for the more energetic, including basketball, football and tennis. There is also a children’s playground for the younger visitor. For those who enjoy more passive pursuits the park has ornamental gardens and a bandstand. With its central location the park is often used Read more [...]
Mayow Park, originally named Sydenham Recreation Ground, is the borough’s oldest municipal park. The park is home to a cricket pitch, has two tennis courts and a children’s playground. The central field is an ideal venue for recreation and public events. A cafe is due to open in the Summer.
A park with a walled flower garden, lake, fountain, ice-house, cafeteria, multi-sports ball court and tennis courts, as well as a children’s playground. The park was restored in 2000. The park is patrolled by on-site park keepers.
Just over the road from the Horniman Museum (SE23) is the Horniman Triangle playground. This was completely revamped in 2009 with a massive circular sandpit, a climbing boulder with a giant spider and rope ‘web’ attached and lots of other interactive sand-play additions. There’s a new café onsite too.
The summit of Hilly Fields stands 175 feet above sea level and commands excellent views over Lewisham and the City. The park has a children’s playground, cafe, enclosed picnic area, cricket pitch, three tennis courts and a converted basketball court. A walk down the slope brings you to the Francis Read more [...]
Forster Memorial Park is a popular public park off Whitefoot Lane. It is unusual in that the central area of amenity grassland is surrounded by a ring of relict ancient woodland. This park was originally part woodland, part fields, and owned by the Forster family. In 1919 Lord Forster, a Read more [...]
Age Exchange is a national centre for Reminiscence Arts and dementia intervention. We create intergenerational projects and are also a vibrant community hub in the heart of south east London. At Age Exchange we put people at the heart of what we do. Watch a short video in the work Read more [...]
Manor House Library is a community-run library. The library is situated on Old Road, Lee, in the South East London Borough of Lewisham. Like many local authorities, Lewisham Council have been under budgetary pressures and, after a long consultation process, decided not to close any of its libraries. Manor House Read more [...]