Park Code – Love your parks and green spaces
We want as many people as possible to benefit from and love our
parks and green spaces, so here are a few basic points to help us all.
is one of the greenest boroughs in London and we want to
keep it that way so we can all enjoy them.
we have more than 100 beautiful parks and green spaces
and we work throughout the year to keep them clean and tidy for everyone.
are lots of examples of residents and the council already
working together to make our parks great places to be. They are a safe place for children and their
parents to enjoy, for runners to get
their exercise and for people who want to picnic in the summer months.
of our parks have won Green Flag awards, making them
some of the best in the country. We should all be proud of our parks and look after them together.
How we can maintain our parks by working together
- We can all love our parks and respect fellow
- We can all squash down any rubbish we may
have on us, for example drinks
bottles, coffee cups and sandwich packets, to make more room in the park bins
council is keen to work with park users to deter a minority
of people from littering in parks
- The council is
here to ensure that all the litter bins and dog
waste bins are emptied in our main parks at least once a week throughout the year
the warmer months when more people use the parks, we will ensure
the litter bins in our more popular parks are emptied more frequently
alerted to overflowing litter bins in our major parks, the
council will clear it within 24 hours. To report overflowing bins or any vandalism in our parks, please
call 020 8543 9750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
council will maintain the flower beds and grass areas, but
welcomes offers of support from residents who want to get involved with planting and keeping the parks
- We can all keep an eye open for any
vandalism in our parks. If
anyone sees an act of vandalism, they should report it to email@example.com
or call 020 8543 9750
London Borough of Merton
Merton Civic Centre
Telephone: 020 8543 9750
Fax: 020 8545 3237
This page was last updated on Thursday 18 August 2016