Ashburton Playing Fields

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Ashburton Playing Fields
Ashburton Playing Fields, Croydon, from the north - - 34341.jpg
Ashburton Playing Fields
TypePlaying field
Nearest cityLondon
Coordinates51°23′04″N 0°03′17″W / 51.3844°N 0.0546°W / 51.3844; -0.0546Coordinates: 51°23′04″N 0°03′17″W / 51.3844°N 0.0546°W / 51.3844; -0.0546
Area49.5 acres
Operated byLondon Borough of Croydon
Open24 hours per day

Ashburton Playing Fields is a playing field located in Woodside, London. It is managed by the London Borough of Croydon. The fields are bordered by Bywood Avenue in the north, Chaucer Green in the west and Woodville Avenue in the east. Stroud Green Way backs onto the western boundary. Tramlink services for the park are Arena and Woodside. It covers an area of 49.5 acres (20 ha).[1]

Facilities include football and cricket pitches, changing rooms, and children's playground. The fields are open 24 hours per day throughout the year, although pitches and use of changing rooms have to be booked in advance.[2]

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  1. ^ "Ashburton Playing Fields". London Borough of Croydon. 19 November 2014. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  2. ^ Winterman, M.A. (1988). Croydon's Parks: An illustrated history. London Borough of Croydon, Parks and Recreation Department. p. 11. ISBN 0951348108.

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