Inventory Site Record

Dundonald Road Recreation Ground (Merton)

Brief Description

Dundonald Road Recreation Ground was laid out in 1893. The park is largely open grassland and sports fields, with a rose garden around a decorative well near the entrance, facing the bowling green. It has perimeter paths and trees and is surrounded by modern railings.

Practical Information
Site location:
Dundonald Road
Postcode:
SW19
Type of site:
Public Park
Borough:
Merton
Open to public?
Yes
Opening times:
8am (weekdays)/9am (weekends/Bank Hols) - dusk
Special conditions:
dog-free area
Facilities:
Playground, tennis courts, bowling green, football and cricket pitches
Events:
Public transport:
Rail/Tube: Wimbledon (District). Tramlink: Dundonald Road. Bus: 152, 163, 164
Research updated:
01/06/2009
Last minor changes:
14/02/2021

Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.merton.gov.uk/environment/openspaces/parks/parks_in_the_wimbledon_area

Full Site Description

Sources consulted:

Further Information (Planning and Conservation)
Grid ref:
TQ246701 (524521,170027)
Size in hectares:
4.86
Site ownership:
LB Merton
Site management:
Leisure and Culture Services
Date(s):
1893
Designer(s):
Listed structures:
None
On National Heritage List for England (NHLE), Parks & Gardens:

No
Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:

No
Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:

No

Local Authority Data

The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.

On Local List:
No
In Conservation Area:
No
Tree Preservation Order:
No
Nature Conservation Area:
No
Green Belt:
No
Metropolitan Open Land:
No
Special Policy Area:
No
Other LA designation:
Public Open Space

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