Eel Brook Common

Are you a Friends Group or other organisation connected with Eel Brook Common? Simply register here to create a listing on our map. It's very simple and we'll promote your park and your group to a wide audience! Get Started >

If you are not part of a Friends Group or other organisation but would like to submit wildlife observations or records for the park, it is easy to Submit Records to GiGL.

Up until the 19th century this was a traditional piece of common land, used for grazing. Today it is an important open space for public recreation, with the character of a village green. Tree planting by the council has focused on native species, which should bring greater wildlife value in the long term. This is clearly a popular area for an informal kick-about as well as for social activities. There is also a popular children's playground.To the south of the main common, a chain of small green spaces continues alongside the Kings Road. The grass here appears to be a little less over-managed, with lots of spring bulbs bringing colour early in the year.

From Discover-London © 2020 GiGL CIC, all rights reserved.


[OS_HF_0016]

This website is currently in beta test phase and we are updating the site on a regular basis.

GiGL park and open space content and associated images are © 2020 GiGL CIC, all rights reserved. All have been expressly agreed for usage on this website.   |  All other park and open space information is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License   |  CPRE London, 70 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ | Charity number 802622