John Innes Park and Recreation Ground is a unique community asset providing an attractive and peaceful sanctuary from the surrounding urban environment.
John Innes Park and Recreation Ground history.

John Innes management plan


  • Ornamental gardens
  • Rock garden
  • Tennis courts
  • Bowling green
  • Croquet green
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Disabled toilets
  • Cricket pitch

Opening hours

  • Monday – Friday 8.00 am to dusk;
  • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 9.00 am - dusk


John Innes Park and Recreation Ground is located in Merton Park 2km north west of Morden town centre in Merton. There is an entrance to the park on Mostyn Road and to the recreation ground on Cannon Hill Road.


  • Train: Wimbledon Chase, South Merton
  • Tram: Merton Park
  • Buses: K5, 201, 413

Management plan

The management plan sets out the vision for the improvement and management of John Innes Park and Recreation Ground, and provides detailed objectives and action plans to achieve this vision by 2010.

Maintenance plan

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