National lockdown: parks and leisure update

The government announced on Monday 4 January, following a rapid increase in Coronavirus (Covid-19) infection, there will be a new national lockdown.

Government guidance is to Stay at Home. You must not leave, or be outside of your home, except where necessary.

See the latest information on leisure, parks and markets.

The Ecology Pavilion

Coronavirus update

Ecology Pavilion Test centre

  • Walk in Rapid Covid tests for people without symptoms are available at The Ecology Pavilion, Mile End Park, E3 5TW, from 10am to 7pm daily. The tests provide results in under 30 minutes. If a person is positive, they're referred to get further test at our permanent test sites.
  • Please do not contact the pavilions booking lines regarding testing as we are not involved in the testing being undertaken at the Ecology Pavilion.  We cannot make appointments or answer any questions about testing. 
  • For information about Covid-19 testing or to book a free PCR test please visit the government website.
  • Find out more about Covid-19 testing options in Tower Hamlets

 From January 4 The Ecology Pavilion is closed to the public. We are taking enquiries for events (subject to government guidelines) due to take place from 1 April 2021.  Please contact us to discuss your requirements at pavilionbookings@towerhamlets.gov.uk

 

The Ecology Pavilion is a large modern venue in natural surroundings. The building is buried in a grass bank next to the reed beds of the Ecology Park.  The pavilion is the perfect space for your event.

The Ecology Pavilion is available for hire for exhibitions, corporate events, wedding ceremonies and receptions and other celebrations.

  • A large open space with great natural lighting.
  • A flexible and adaptable space.
  • The building is step free and fully accessible.
  • Facilities to support hybrid events
  • Standing room for 260 people.
  • Floor space of 480m². The space can be adapted to meet your requirements.
  • An exhibition hanging system.
  • Plinths which can be used for display.
  • Exhibition boards.
  • food preparation area including microwaves and fridges

Capacity and facilities

  • Standing room for 260 people.
  • Floor space of 480m². The space can be adapted to meet your requirements.
  • An exhibition hanging system.
  • Plinths which can be used for display.
  • Exhibition boards.
  • food preparation area including microwaves and fridges

To request plans and specifications please email us at pavilionbookings@towerhamlets.gov.uk

The Ecology Pavilion is in the heart of East London. It is 20 minutes from the City and West End on the Central line and a 10-minute walk from Mile End Underground Station.

The Ecology Pavilion

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Open space at the pavilion
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Outside the ecology pavilion
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Outsider the grilled curve
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Pathway to the pavilion
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Pond and pavilion
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Scenic pavilion view

Open space at the pavilion
Outside the ecology pavilion
Outsider the grilled curve
Pathway to the pavilion
Pond and pavilion
Scenic pavilion view

Contact us

For booking and information please contact

Email: pavilionbookings@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Tel: 020 7364 3115 

Address

Mile End Park,

Haverfield Road (off Grove Road),

London,

E3 5TW

Transport

Bus: 277 and D6

Underground:  Mile End  and Bethnal Green.  Both stations are in Zone 2.

Car:  There is no parking at the Pavilion. The local streets have a permit system for residents. There is some parking at Bow Wharf. We encourage you to leave your car at home.