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Sir Joseph Hood Memorial Playing Field (not to be confused with Joseph Hood Recreation Ground) is one of Merton’s 13 Elite Sports Grounds and situated in Motspur Park, off Marina Avenue. The 12.75-hectare recreation ground provides facilities mainly for organised sports and games.
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At the top of the site is a permissive footpath that is required to be closed for a 24 hour period in order to maintain access rights for its users. This closure usually occurs towards the end of December to minimise disruption. A notice will be placed on the gate advising users prior to the closure. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Sir Joseph Hood Memorial Playing Field is located off Marina Avenue, Motspur Park in West Barnes Ward on the southwest border of Merton and the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames. The main entrance to the Playing Field is to the north of the site off Marina Avenue. There are two pedestrian entrances on the eastern boundary of the playing field towards the Morden Crematorium and Cemetery and one on the southern boundary.
The management plan sets out the vision for the improvement and management of Sir Joseph Hood Memorial Playing Fields and provides detailed objectives and action plans achieve this vision over the next 5 years.
Leisure and Culture Services
Merton Civic Centre
Telephone: 020 8545 3678 or 020 8545 3930
Fax: 020 8545 3237
This page was last updated on Monday 13 July 2015