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Cottons Park

Record details


This is a large, well used, urban park on the edge of Romford town centre catering for all ages.

Green Flag status has been achieved since 2009.

For an urban park there is a good amount of wildlife with varied habitats in the borders and meadow.

Facilities include a playsite with inclusive play equipment, multi-use ball games court, skate/BMX park and outdoor gym.

There is a circle of sculpted logs to commemorate the six local civilians who lost their lives as a result of German bombing during World War II.

Visitors car park
Inclusive play equipment
Ball court
Outdoor gym
Skate/BMX park
Conservation area
Toddler facilities
Junior facilities
Teenage facilities
Outdoor gym
Public transport
If you wish to travel by bus, you can reach Cottons Park using route 86 which runs between Romford and Stratford. There is a stop on London Road just outside the park gates. Alternatively, it is also possible to take the 252 from Collier Row and alight at Romford Market. From here it is just a short walk to the entrance in Marks Road. ​ Detailed public transport travel information and journey planner can be found on the Transport for London website​.​​
Situated just a short walk away from Romford town centre, Cottons Park has a small car park at the end of Marks Road.
here are four entrances to Cottons Park, located around it's perimeter. Vehicle access Cottons Approach, Romford. RM7 7AA. Pedestrian access London Road, Romford. RM7 9QX. Marks Road, Romford. RM7 7AH. Recreation Avenue, Romford. RM7 9ET. You can view these locations in Google Maps