Get election ready

The UK General Election is on 4 July. 
Register to vote by 18 June.
If you need to vote by post, you must apply to do this by 5pm on 19 June.
You need valid photo ID to vote in person. If you don’t have valid ID, apply by 5pm on 26 June for a Voter Authority Certificate.  
Find out more about voting and elections in Southwark

Opening times

All of our parks are open 365 days a year (including Christmas and New Years Day).

Opening times

All parks with gates open by 7.30 am daily.   

Closing times

Closing times varies throughout the year, but it's usually at sunset that you must vacate our parks. You can find monthly closing times in the table below.


Closing Times


5 pm


6 pm

March (GMT*)

6.30 pm

March (BST*)

8 pm


8.30 pm


9 pm


9.30 pm


9.30 pm


9 pm


8 pm

October (BST*)

7 pm

October (GMT*)

5 pm


5 pm


4.30 pm

*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.

Page last updated: 12 October 2023


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