London Borough of Greenwich
The large Avery Hill Park in Eltham offers views across south-east London. Most of the park is open grass and is used mainly used for sport. Before the improvements, the park had few amenities and suffered from antisocial behaviour.
How the park has been improved
The aim was to make Avery Hill Park a more welcoming park, through improving accessibility and entrances and providing a greater variety of activities.
The Mayor helped to fund improvements to Avery Hill Park including:
- Installation of a performance facility;
- Enhanced entrances;
- New signage;
- Restored railings;
- A new multi use games area;
- New pathways;
- Tree and bulb planting.