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Here are some tips on using barbeques safely so everyone can enjoy Highbury Fields:
Before starting your BBQ, make sure it is on a stand and not placed directly on the grass.
We advise you to use ‘kettle’ type BBQ’s rather than disposable foil ones – this helps reduce smoke levels.
Barbecue in the centre of the fields - not near homes as smoke can disrupt residents’ enjoyment at home.
Take some water to put out the barbecue once it’s finished.
Make sure barbecues are cool before putting them in the bin.
Dispose of all litter properly, and recycle your rubbish wherever possible.
Keep children supervised around the barbecue at all times. Have a great day!
Site of Local Importance to Nature Conservation
Park Keeper in children's play area 12 noon till dusk
Park Keeper at tennis courts 8am till dusk from 1 March to 31 October, and 4pm till 9pm from 1 November to 28/29 February
Highbury Fields is the largest park in Islington. Features of the park include:
Football: one 50m x 26m artificial turf floodlit football pitch
Netball: four netball courts
Tennis: 11 tarmac tennis courts (7 with floodlights)
Table tennis: 1 table next to tennis courts
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Highbury Crescent, N5
Highbury East Ward
11.75 hectares or 29.0 acres
Buses: 4, 19, 30, 43, 271, 277, 393 to Highbury Corner; 4, 19, 236 to Highbury BarnTube: Highbury and Islington StationTrain: Highbury and Islington Station
Use Interactive Maps to identify nearest disabled parking bays and distance from public transport routes. A Disabled Access Guide is available at Disabled Go.
If you would like to find out about the Highbury Fields Management Group, contact the East Area Parks Manager.
Central Area Parks ManagerPublic Realm Division222 Upper StreetLondonN1 1YA
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