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Rosemary Gardens

A large popular park in the east of the borough, with lots of things to do including playing sports and a play area.

Park features

  • Children's playground with toddler sand pit and water play feature as well as accessible toilets
  • Grass meadow
  • Mature weeping ash trees

Sports facilities

  • Changing rooms
  • Seven-a-side floodlit astroturf football pitch with step-free access.  You can book the pitch here.
  • Two sets of free-play basketball hoops and stepped access
  • Two tarmac tennis courts and stepped access plus a tennis wall. You can book a court here.

  • Four free-play table tennis tables

Address

Southgate Road, N1

Size

2.63 hectares or 6.48 acres

Getting there

Buses: 76, 141, 341 to Southgate Road; 271 to New North Road

Tube: Highbury & Islington, Angel 

Train: Essex Road station

Accessibility

Use Interactive Maps to identify nearest disabled parking bays and distance from public transport routes. 

A Disabled Access Guide is available at Disabled Go.

Opening times

All parks with gates open by 8am daily. All of our parks are open 365 days a year (including Christmas and New Year's Day).

Closing times 

Closing times vary throughout the year, but it's usually at sunset. You can find monthly closing times below:

  • January - 6pm
  • February - 6pm
  • March (GMT*) - 6pm
  • March (BST*) - 8pm
  • April - 8pm
  • May - 9pm
  • June - 9pm
  • July - 9pm
  • October (BST*)- 7pm
  • October (GMT*) - 5pm
  • November - 5pm
  • December - 5pm

*GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) - times stated are valid until the clocks go forward one hour in March and from when the clocks go back one hour in October.

*BST (British Summer Time) - times stated are valid from when the clocks go forward one hour in March and until the clocks go back one hour in October.

Contact

Assistant Parks Manager, Public Realm Division

Email: greenspace@islington.gov.uk

Telephone: 020 7527 2000

Text: 'Greenspace' + your message to 80800

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