The Victoria Park
Grand Unveiling of People's Park
Hundreds of visitors eager to see the new look
Victoria Park were not disappointed as the Mayor of Tower Hamlets
officially opened the park after a multi million pound facelift in
The ambitious £12m regeneration scheme saw the
park in Bow restored to its former glory ahead of the London 2012
Olympic and Paralympics Games.
Dubbed the People’s Park, the extensive
regeneration was funded by Tower Hamlets Council, with additional
support of £4.85million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and
the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) under the Parks for People programme.
This included the restoration of the Burdett-Coutts fountain, the
building of a new community facility and café in the east of the
park, the recreation of the Chinese pagoda in the West Lake and
major improvements to the play areas.
To have your say, please fill in the
Park project user survey.
Victoria Park Masterplan
For information on infrastructure and park maintenance contact
Shane Carroll email@example.com
or 020 7364 4504
For information on community development, contact Dave Hime
or 020 7364 7968.
New wheelpark for Victoria Park
As part of the Victoria Park Project, we now have a
new high tech wheelpark for skateboarders and bmx
riders, in the eastern section of the park. This
has replaced the outdated wheelpark facility which
was located nearby the old lido field on
We held several meetings with local skateboarders and
bmx riders to ensure their needs were incorporated into the
Victoria Park newsletter
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