The Green Flag Award® scheme (external link) recognises and rewards well managed parks and green spaces.
22 parks and open spaces managed by Haringey Council have been declared as being among the best in the country. The full list is:
- Belmont Recreation Ground
- Bruce Castle Park
- Chapmans Green
- Chestnuts Park
- Coldfall Wood
- Down Lane Park
- Downhills Park
- Ducketts Common
- Fairland Park
- Finsbury Park
- Lordship Recreation Ground
- Markfield Park
- O R Tambo Recreation Ground
- Paignton Park
- Parkland Walk
- Priory Park
- Queen's Wood
- Railway Fields
- Russell Park
- Stationers Park
- Tottenham Green
- Woodside Park
Green Flags were also awarded to Highgate Wood (managed by the Corporation of London), Alexandra Park (run by the Alexandra Palace Trust) and Tottenham Marshes (run by the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority) - bringing the total Green Flag parks in Haringey to 25.
Under the criteria, sites are judged to be welcoming, safe and well managed, with active community involvement. The scheme recognises the value of green spaces in communities, particularly urban environments and rewards excellent standards of park management.
If you would like to read the full management plans for any of our 22 award winning parks, they are available on the individual parks pages. Alternatively get yourself down to the parks and open spaces and discover why they are among the best in the country!
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