The park officially opened in 1995 providing local people with the experience of the countryside on their doorstop. Eastbrookend is available for everyone to enjoy and visitors to the country park can partake in a range of recreational activities, including angling.
The land was formerly used as a sand & gravel quarry and landfill site. Today, the Park is a mosaic of different habitats comprising open grassland, woodlands, marsh and lakes.
Set in the heart of the Park is the Millennium Centre, often described as an "environmentally friendly building of the future". The contemporary design, wind turbine system and solar panels make the Centre a unique and interesting place to visit.
The Millennium Centre is also the home of the Ranger Service, who organise a wide variety of events and activities for the public. The Rangers are on hand to provide advice and information for visitors.
Dawn till Dusk
Features of the Park include:
- Site Area:76.1 hectares (188 acres)
- Site Type: Country Park
- Site Users: Pedestrians, cyclists, horse-riders
- Path Length: 15km
- Car Park: Yes, Dawn till Dusk, Free
- Visitors Centre: Yes (The Millennium Centre)
- Toilets: Yes (Disabled + Baby Changing)
- Open 9am-4pm Mon-Fri
- Picnic Area: Yes, by main car park
- Site Website: https://www.lbbd.gov.uk
- Other Facilities: Fishing - Day tickets
- Contact: http://www.bardag.com/
- Head Bailiff: 07859 780451 Fisheries Manager: 07866 642892
- Nearest Train Station: Dagenham East station
- Nearest Bus stop: 174 bus route, alight at ‘The Chase’
- Site Management Organisation: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
- Site Manager: Emma Roebuck
- Phone: 0208 215 3000
- Email: email@example.com
TQ 50967 85987
Eastbrookend Country Park
The Chase, off Dagenham Road
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