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Refurbished tennis courts at Burgess Park
Refurbished tennis courts at Burgess Park

Refurbished tennis courts at Burgess Park are ready for play! Located near the Camberwell Road entrance, the courts are managed by Be Active who run courses for beginners and intermediate if you want to improve your game. Private coaching is also available. Please book online.

Honor Oak Crematorium

Works have now completed at Honor Oak Crematorium with the installation of two new mercury abated cremators and improvements to the staff facilities including refurbishment of the office and kitchen facilities.

Second in London and third in England for Green Flags

This year, 29 green spaces in Southwark were given the prestigious Green Flag Award for proven excellence in the management of parks and green spaces. Southwark is second for the most Green Flag Awards in London and third in England.

New award winner Tanner Street Park joined 28 green spaces in Southwark which had their Green Flag status renewed. The award recognises the best parks across the country, taking into account environmental factors, management and future planning policies along with community involvement. For more information visit our Green Flag Award page.

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Page last updated: 14 September 2018