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Parks opening times

Most parks can be accessed at all times, however there are several parks that are locked from dusk until dawn.

Locked parks

Locked parks in the borough:

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

Opening times 2022

All locked parks will be opened by 7.30am Monday to Saturday and by 9am on Sundays and bank holidays. Closing times vary depending on the time of year.

January

Parks close by:

  • 4.30pm on weeks commencing 3 and 10 January
  • 5pm on weeks commencing 17, 24 and 31 January

February

Parks close by:

  • 5.30pm on weeks commencing 7, 14 and 21 February
  • 6pm on week commencing 28 February

March

Parks close by:

  • 6pm on weeks commencing 1 and 7 March
  • 6.30pm on weeks commencing 14 and 21 March
  • 8pm on week commencing 28 March

April

Parks close at:

  • 8pm on weeks commencing 4 and 11 April
  • 8.30pm on weeks commencing 18 and 25 April

May

Parks close by:

  • 9pm on weeks commencing 2, 9 and 16 May
  • 9.30pm on weeks commencing 23 and 30 May

June

Parks close by:

  • 9.30pm on week commencing 6, 13, 20 and 27 June

July

Parks close by:

  • 9.30pm on weeks commencing 4, 11, 18 and 25 July

August

Parks close by:

  • 9pm on week commencing 1 and 8 August
  • 8.30pm on weeks commencing 15 and 22 August
  • 8pm on week commencing 29 August

September

Parks close by:

  • 8pm on week commencing 5 September
  • 7.30pm on weeks commencing 12 and 19 September
  • 7pm on week commencing 26 September

October

Parks close by:

  • 6.30pm on weeks commencing 3,10 and 17 October
  • 6pm on week commencing 24 October
  • 5pm on week commencing 31 October

November

Parks close by:

  • 4.30pm on weeks commencing 7, 14, 21 and 28 November

December

  • Parks close by 4.30pm

Updated: 29 September 2022

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