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Longwood Gardens Entrance Closure

From Tuesday 1 December the main vehicle and pedestrian entrance into Clayhall Park, located at Longwood Gardens, will be closed for approximately two weeks whilst work is taking place to re-model the entrance gates. There will be sign posts at the entrance with clear information where the four alternative entrances are located. 

There will be no vehicle access during the week and vehicles are excluded from the park Monday to Friday. There will be access at the weekends for sports clubs via Lord Avenue. 

Walking for Health

Clayhall park is a mature well-landscaped park set in the heart of one of Ilford's premier residential areas.  

How to find

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Longwood GardensSport in Parks
Clayhall, IG5

What's going on?

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FacilitiesClayhall park play area

Opening times

The park is open from 8am to dusk throughout the year.

For more details of exact closing times please download a copy of Parks Closing Times under related pages or alternatively please check time boards at the entrance.

Weather permitting, Clayhall Park Café and Ice Cream Parlour is open 7 days a week 10.30am-7pm (earlier in winter months when the park closes at dusk).

For café enquiries please call 020 8551 0907.

Car Parking

The following car parking charges apply:

  • Up to 1 hour - 70p
  • 1-2 hours - £1.30
  • All day - £3

Other Park information

There is a formal rose garden, pagoda and an impressive avenue of mature horse chestnut tress.

Complete with a small maze with wheelchair access, the Rose Garden provides beautiful scenery and a relaxing escape from the rest of the park.

Clayhall Park has two adjacent play areas – one for younger children and one for older children.

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