Outdoor Camden

Managing and maintaining Camden’s green spaces

The grounds maintenance contract which looks after our borough’s parks and open spaces is due to end in 2017. We are now working on our procurement strategy for the next contract and, as part of that, we have engaged with residents to explore how these spaces could be maintained differently to achieve financial savings.

The online survey has now closed. We received 690 completed surveys as well as comments on social media during the engagement period from 17 September to 30 October 2015 and we have published the survey results online. Thank you to everyone who submitted feedback. We are considering all of the responses and your comments will inform our proposal for the new way of delivering the service. This will be presented to Camden’s Cabinet early in 2016.  

Green spaces

Green spaces help improve the quality of life for people living in, working in and visiting the area. Camden Council manages 68 parks and open spaces, many of which are important historically, such as former burial grounds, manors, private gardens and London squares.

You can download a complete guide to Camden’s parks and open spaces below. This includes full details of park facilities and travel information.

Park By-Laws:

Releasing Sky Lanterns is not permitted from Council land.  Find out more

Find out more

Camden's "Where's My Nearest" map is the place where you can find your nearest green space, plus much more.

Get additional information about the great parks and open spaces in the borough. 

Learn about our Bloomsbury Squared Programme

Create a lasting memory by placing a commemorative bench in one of Camden’s parks or open spaces. 

Thinking about having a BBQ in a Camden park? BBQs in parks webpage can give you more information.

Events in Parks

Book your event in one of our parks and open spaces through our events team, including events at the Waterlow Park Centre.

Find out about more events in the borough on the Love Camden website.

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