Park Hill Recreation Ground

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Park Hill Recreation Ground entrance from Central Croydon side
Type Public park
Location Croydon
Operated by London Borough of Croydon
Status Open all year
Public transit access East Croydon station

Park Hill Recreation Ground is a 15 acres (6.1 ha) park near the centre of Croydon, London, managed by the London Borough of Croydon. It runs from Barclay Road to Coombe Road beside the railway line, with the main entrances on Water Tower Hill and Fairfield Road. The nearest station is East Croydon for Tramlink and National Rail services.


  • Ornamental gardens
  • Walled garden
  • Shelter
  • Toilets
  • Netball and basketball court
  • Tennis courts
  • Changing rooms
  • Children's playground
  • Kiosk selling ice cream and snacks
  • Historic water tower



Cotelands is a small park near Park Hill, also managed by the London Borough of Croydon. It covers an area of 0.20 hectares. It is really just a green on the corner of Cotelands and The Avenue, next to Park Hill Junior School and near Archbishop Tenison's School.

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Coordinates: 51°22′16″N 0°05′21″W / 51.37117°N 0.08924°W / 51.37117; -0.08924