parks

Beddington Park

The largest park in the Hackbridge area is Beddington Park, located around a third of a mile south of Hackbridge Corner. 


The park covers around 58 hectares, and has plenty of open space for walks and picnics. The River Wandle passes through the park, and the Grange restaurant and pub is situated on the western side of the park on London Road.  


The park’s official Twitter page also has information on regular events taking place throughout the year.


Facilities at the park include: Children’s playground · BBQ stands · An outdoor gym · Tennis courts · Football pitches · The Pavillion Cafe


Google Maps link 

Watercress Park

The park is situated to the east of the River Wandle, and accessible either via the river’s footpaths or from the main entrance on Spencer Road. 


Facilities include open space, a basketball / football court, and a Parkour zone.  


Google Maps link

Orchard Avenue Recreation Ground

Located next to Culvers House Primary School, the Orchard Avenue Recreation Ground can be accessed either from Orchard Avenue, or via the alleyway between Culvers Avenue and Medland Close. 


Facilities include a children’s playground, seating and open space.


Google Maps link

Dale Park Recreation Ground

The children’s playground and open space can be accessed via Dale Park Avenue or Arlington Drive, or via a footpath from the River Wandle.


Google Maps link

Poulter Park

This large open space to the north of Hackbridge can be accessed via Watermead Lane, and has a children’s playground and ball court. It is also home to Mitcham and Carshalton Rugby Club. 


Google Maps link  

Further afield

Carshalton has several parks, including The Grove (which has a children’s playground and cafe), and Carshalton Park (where the annual Carshalton Environmental Fair and Carshalton Fireworks take place).  


The Grove Google Maps link

Carshalton Park Google Maps link