Kennington Park was created in the 1990’s from a former clay pit by the operator of the adjacent landfill site. It is a delightful small park well used by local people from Aveley.

A woodland waterworld surrounding a reclaimed gravel pit lake. Well marked path around the lake makes a charming walk, perfect for pushing a buggy or a wheelchair. Sensitive planting with wetland tree species and a haven for anglers.

Opening Times:

Dawn till Dusk

Features of the park include:

  • Car Park: Dawn till Dusk
  • Site Area: 11.51 ha (28.44 acres)
  • Path Length: 2.6km (2.2km – Cycling, 0.4km – Horse Riding)
  • Path Conditions: Fully Accessible – 0.4km, Accessible – 1.8km, Unsurfaced – 0.4km
  • Fishing

Public Transport:

  • Nearest Train/Tube: Upminster – 8km
  • Nearest Bus Stop: 0.5km
  • Bus Number: Arriva 373

Contact information:


Kennington Park
Romford Road
South Ockendon
RM15 4PR

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