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Green Flags flying over three Southall parks

Thu 15 Oct 2020
Ealing Council and local groups have been awarded prestigious Green Flags for 22 of its parks and open spaces, improving the borough’s status as one of the greenest and beautiful boroughs in the capital.

Keep Britain Tidy’s Green Flag awards recognise and reward the best parks and green spaces across the country. A Green Flag flying is a sign that identifies the park for its high standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent facilities.

This year Ealing Council celebrated and supported these flags by lighting Ealing Town Hall green on the evening of Wednesday 14 October 2020.

The three parks and open spaces with Green Flag Award in Southall are:

  • Southall Park
  • Spikesbridge Park
  • Southall Manor House Grounds

The remaining borough’s 2020 Green Flag Award parks are:

  • Acton Green Common
  • Acton Park
  • Blondin Park
  • Bramley Road Open Space
  • Brent Lodge Park & Churchfields
  • Heathfield Gardens
  • Islip Manor Park
  • King George’s Playing Fields (Poor’s Piece)
  • Lammas Park
  • Montpelier Park
  • North Acton Playing Fields
  • Northala Fields
  • Pitshanger Park
  • Ravenor Park
  • Southfield Recreation Ground
  • Three Bridges Park
  • Walpole Park

The borough’s 2020 Community Green Flag Awards are:

  • Katherine Buchan Meadow in Hanwell
  • Litten Nature Reserve in Greenford

Councillor Mik Sabiers, cabinet member for environment and highways, said: “It’s a wonderful achievement. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of our parks and open spaces in contributing to our health and wellbeing as spaces to relax, walk, exercise and play.”

“Along with our great parks teams, there are hundreds of volunteers who work with them to create spaces which people can enjoy. Congratulations to them all, these flags are testament to your passion and commitment to make this borough a great place to live and visit.”

The Green Flag Awards are judged by more than 700 green space experts who assess using eight strict criteria including horticultural standards, cleanliness, sustainability and community involvement.

The Green Flag awards scheme is run by the environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy. Visit for further details.

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