North London Green Flag success

The Green Flag Awards scheme has unveiled this year’s winners, with North London as a whole collecting more than either Scotland or Wales.

The awards are the mark of quality green space in the UK. In total, 1,448 parks, cemeteries, universities, shopping centres and community gardens have met the high standards demanded.

North London has a total of 55 awards – more than Scotland or Wales. Haringey’s haul was the fourth largest of any borough in the country.

Cllr Nilgun Canver, Cabinet Member for the Environment at LB Haringey, said: “We’ve remained committed to maintaining excellent standards in parks despite the challenging financial climate.

“These Green Flag awards are a tribute to the commitment of our parks’ staff and partners, as well as the invaluable hard work of our Friends of Parks’ groups who put so much time and effort into them.”

The Green Flag Awards are run by Keep Britain Tidy, under licence from the Department for Communities and Local Government, in partnership with Keep Scotland Beautiful, Keep Wales Tidy and Tidy Northern Ireland, the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens and the National Housing Federation.

A full list of North London’s Green Flag winners:

Haringey

  • Alexandra Palace Park
  • Albert Road Recreation Ground
  • Belmont Recreation
  • Bruce Castle Park
  • Chapmans Green
  • Chestnuts Park
  • Coldfall Wood
  • Downhills Park
  • Fairland Park
  • Finsbury Park
  • Lordship Recreation Ground
  • Markfield Park
  • Paignton Park
  • London Priory Park
  • Railway Fields Local Nature Reserve
  • Russell Park
  • Stationers Park

Enfield

  • Bush Hill Park
  • Forty Hall
  • Grovelands Park
  • Jubilee Park
  • Oakwood Park
  • Pymmes Park
  • Town Park
  • Trent Park

Lee Valley Regional Park

  • Bow Creek Ecology Park
  • Myddelton House Gardens
  • Tottenham Marshes
  • Walthamstow Marsh
  • Waterworks Nature Reserve

Hackney

  • Butterfield Green
  • Cassland Road Gardens
  • Clapton Pond
  • Clapton Square
  • Clissold Park
  • De Beauvoir Square
  • Hackney Downs
  • Hackney Marshes
  • Haggerston Park
  • Hoxton Square
  • London Fields
  • Shoreditch Park
  • Springfield Park
  • St John at Hackney Churchyard Gardens
  • Well Street Common

Waltham Forest

  • Coronation Gardens
  • Langthorne Park
  • Ridgeway Park

Redbridge

  • Hainault Forest Country Park
  • London Elmhurst Gardens
  • Goodmayes Park
  • Ilford War Memorial
  • South Park
  • Valentines Park

 

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