Welcome to Kennington Park


From Tuesday 5 January 2021 there is a National Lockdown in England, but our parks and green spaces will stay open. The 2 metre social distancing still applies.

The government website says you must not leave, or be outside your home except where necessary.

You may leave your home to exercise on your own or with your household (or support bubble) or one other person. Children under the age of 5 as well as disabled people dependent on care are not counted towards this limit on two people meeting outside.  This outdoor exercise should be limited to once a day. 

You should not travel outside your local area.

You should not meet other people you do not live with, or have formed a social bubble with, unless for a permitted reason.

  • Exercise may  be taken once a day. You can exercise or visit outdoor places like parks, neighbourhood streets and outdoor play grounds.

  • The children's playground should remain OPEN, but please remember the above rules and ensure good hygiene, cleansing hands regularly and avoid face touching.

  • Outdoor gym equipment will BE CLOSED

  • The table tennis tables will PROBABLY BE CLOSED

  • The hoops on the basketball hardstanding in the park will PROBABLY BE REMOVED

  • Outdoor sports and tennis courts will BE CLOSED

  • Organised sport for the disabled WILL CONTINUE

  • Games and training in non-elite football, which includes all adult and youth grass roots, has been SUSPENDED

  • The adult and children's toilets will be OPEN

  • You may leave home "to attend to the care and exercise of an animal"

  • Park benches may be sat on, but with social distancing.

  • To stay safe, please remember that social distancing is essential

  • When the cafe is open, it will only be for take aways

  • Please help to keep the park tidy, no BBQs and please dont hang exercise bands off tree branches.


For further information about Lambeth Council's Covid-19 information, please click here.

For further information about the Mayor of London's Covid-19 advice click here.

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