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Poplar Recreation Ground

Poplar Recreation Ground

The Poplar Recreation Ground Memorial is a memorial to 18 children killed at Upper North Street School in Poplar on 13 June 1917 during the First World War. It was the first daylight bombing attack on London by fixed-wing aircraft.

The park currently holds a Green Flag Award.


  • Play area for ages 4 and below
  • Play area for ages 5 and above
  • Bowls green - pay to play
  • Tennis - pay to play
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Multi use games pitch

Mile End Park green flag award

Size: 1 - 5 hectares

Address: Hale Street London, E14     

Nearest DLR station: All Saints

Bus: 15,115 and D6    

For more information please contact the Parks and Open Spaces Service at parks@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Before you travel please visit TFL for directions and maps.