Central Park

ADDRESS
79A High Street South, East Ham, E6 6EJ
TELEPHONE
OPENING TIMES
Dawn till dusk

Nearby

  • Visitor Information

Central Park is a 25-acre park situated close to the centre of East Ham which dates back to 1898. Easily accessible from High Street South, the park offers a wide range of activities to participate in and facilities include a bowling green, cafe (summer time only), ornamental pond, children's play area and water feature, public toilets, tennis courts and tree trail. It's a peaceful green retreat away from the built-up urban area surrounding it.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

East Ham Tube Station
13 minutes walk
Upton Park Tube Station
20 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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Hotels near Central Park

Near Central Park
ibis London Barking
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 31 28% off
Highbridge Road, IG11 | 14 minutes from Central Park
Whether you want to zip down the North Circular to London City Airport, or drive for ten minutes along Newham Way to get to the Excel ... More
Ramada Hotel & Suites London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 44 34% off
Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 33 minutes from Central Park
Set in an idyllic waterfront location, the Ramada Docklands offers four-star facilities in an impressive new contemporary development. Set in the heart of the London Docklands ... More
Aloft London ExCeL
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 57 23% off
Royal Victoria Dock 1 Western Gateway, E16 | 36 minutes from Central Park
A fresh, fun alternative to stay and play awaits you at Aloft London Excel. Aloft is the only hotel in ExCeL London (directly connected to the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Greenway
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Marshgate Lane, Stratford, E15 | 3.1 miles from Central Park
The Greenway is a flat, almost continuous and straight traffic-free walking and cycling route that carves through East London and the Olympic Park at high level, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Olympic Park, E20 | 3.3 miles from Central Park
A year after the 2012 London Olympic Games, the former Olympic Park re-opened as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - a site of over 250 acres ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 4.2 miles from Central Park
One of London's best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. The city's first public park, it was opened in the ... More
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Leisure near Central Park

Central Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Westfield Stratford City
London > Leisure >
Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, London E20 | 2.8 miles from Central Park
This fun bowling alley and restaurant on the second floor of Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre is a great place for a gang of you to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 3 miles from Central Park
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Olympics BMX Track
London > Leisure > London Olympics Venues
Olympic Park, E20 | 3.3 miles from Central Park
The adapted Olympic BMX Track, the home of the BMX Cycling competition in the 2012 London Olympics, reopens to the public on 4th March 2014, a ... More
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Entertainment near Central Park

Near Central Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 2 miles from Central Park
One of London's last surviving traditional music halls.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stratford Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Gerry Raffles Square, Salway Road, E15 | 2.5 miles from Central Park
Fitted out to luxury standards, Stratford Picturehouse is one of 20 independent cinemas operated by Picturehouse which also owns Clapham Picturehouse, the Gate Picturehouse, Greenwich Picturehouse, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Royal Stratford East
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gerry Raffles Square, E15 | 2.5 miles from Central Park
Theatre Royal Stratford East opened in 1884 and became the home of the Theatre Workshop Company in 1954. The first performance ever held here was 'Richelieu' ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Central Park

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Central Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Pleasure Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 2 miles from Central Park
(Unfortunately the London Pleasure Gardens have been put into administration and all future events there have subsequently been cancelled.)Due to open on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Island Bridge
London > Attractions >
Canning Town to Canary Wharf, E16 | 2.3 miles from Central Park
An 80 metre, 160 tonne red bridge providing an important link between Canning Town and Canary Wharf, The City Island Bridge, has been designed by Davies, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Town Hall, Stratford
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
29 Broadway, E15 | 2.4 miles from Central Park
Once described as the 'finest building in Essex', the Grade II listed Old Town Hall in Stratford has been restored to full Victorian splendour with particular ... More
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Shopping near Central Park

The best shops and markets near Central Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tiger
London > Shopping >
Unit 45-46, The Mall, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 2.6 miles from Central Park
The Swedish lifestyle store Tiger proves that cheap and cheerful can stylish too. Doing for interiors, toys and kitchen gadgets what IKEA has done for furniture, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3.5 miles from Central Park
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 3.5 miles from Central Park
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
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Restaurants near Central Park

What are the best dining options near Central Park London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caribbean Scene
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
ExCeL Marina, 17 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria, E16 | 2.2 miles from Central Park
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 2.4 miles from Central Park
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yi-Ban
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, , E16 | 32 minutes from Central Park
Lost in the bleak and beautiful wasteland of the Docklands business parks - a super-modern expanse of smooth concrete and still water - this restaurant ... More
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Education near Central Park

Near Central Park
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4.6 miles from Central Park
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5.6 miles from Central Park
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Careers Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 5.7 miles from Central Park
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Westfield Stratford City
London > Leisure >
Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, London E20 | 2.8 miles from Central Park
This fun bowling alley and restaurant on the second floor of Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre is a great place for a gang of you to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 3 miles from Central Park
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Greenway
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Marshgate Lane, Stratford, E15 | 3.1 miles from Central Park
The Greenway is a flat, almost continuous and straight traffic-free walking and cycling route that carves through East London and the Olympic Park at high level, ... More
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Pubs near Central Park

The best pubs near London Central Park.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 2.4 miles from Central Park
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Eddie's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 2.4 miles from Central Park
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3.3 miles from Central Park
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
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Nightlife near Central Park

Central Park clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud2 at The O2
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 3 miles from Central Park
In the sad shell of the Millennium Dome, a superclub was born, going by the name of Proud2. Sporting one of the world's most powerful audio ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fringe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Swan Wharf, Old Ford Lock, E3 | 3.4 miles from Central Park
A pop up private members' club in a former Victorian stable in Swan Wharf, a 100-metre walk from the Olympic Park, The Fringe is the place ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crate Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Queen's Yard, E9 | 3.5 miles from Central Park
A craft brewery and pizzeria overlooking the canal, Crate Brewery offers a unique location to enjoy a pizza and a pint in a former print factory ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Central Park

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Central Park.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ExCel London Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 2 miles from Central Park
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 3 miles from Central Park
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3.8 miles from Central Park
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More

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The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face
The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face
Theatre | Until 28th September 2014 

East Greenwich Coaling Jetty 2.86 miles from Central Park

With their new show, The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face, performed in a collection of shipping containers on ...More

 
T-Pain
Concerts | On 23rd September 2014 

IndigO2 3 miles from Central Park

Rap and hip hop by the Florida-born artist, Faheem Rasheed Najm....More

Friends Arrives At Westfield Stratford City
Kids Events | Until 28th September 2014 

Westfield London - Stratford 3.22 miles from Central Park

This September 22nd marks the 20th anniversary of everyone's favourite TV show FRIENDS and to celebrate, a replica of THAT ...More

Bridge
Bridge
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Museum of London Docklands 3.77 miles from Central Park

From Hungerford to Blackfriars, Westminster and Millennium, Bridge looks at how London's bridges have inspired artists and continue to provide ...More

 
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2015 

National Maritime Museum 4.24 miles from Central Park

Part of the National Maritime Museum's commemoration of World War One, Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea explores ...More

 
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

National Maritime Museum 4.24 miles from Central Park

From July, the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich marks the 300th anniversary of the Longitude Act with Ships, Clocks and ...More

 
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At Sea
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At Sea
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2016 

National Maritime Museum 4.24 miles from Central Park

Five hundred years ago, a fraternity of London mariners was given a charter by Henry VIII and became the Corporation ...More

 
War Artists At Sea
War Artists At Sea
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

The Queen's House 4.24 miles from Central Park

Showcasing the best of Royal Museums Greenwich's collection of First and Second World War art, this display at The Queen's ...More

 
Longitude Punk'd
Longitude Punk'd
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 4.24 miles from Central Park

Longitude Punk'd celebrates the wacky inventors, star-gazing scientists and elegant explorers of the eighteenth century. The Royal Observatory in Greenwich ...More

 
Rozanne Hawksley: War And Memory
Rozanne Hawksley: War And Memory
Exhibitions | Until 14th November 2014 

The Queen's House 4.24 miles from Central Park

Rozanne Hawksley is one of the UK's great textile art innovators. At once poignant and powerful, her work explores the ...More

 
 
 
 
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