Covid-19 restrictions

We are now moving onto step 4 of the Prime Minister's roadmap out of lockdown. The last step lifts all legal limits and restrictions on social contact.

More information is available on the government website.

Remember, advice around Covid-19 can change, so keep up to date with the latest information.

The Children's Play Pavilion and Park

Mile End Park Sandpit

The Children’s Pavilion is a modern building in Mile End Park.  With the Art Pavilion and the Ecology Pavilion It is one of three earth sheltered buildings in the park. 

Stay and Play sessions are held at the pavilion. There is also a fantastic playground.   

  • Water fountains,  

  • A castle to climb on. 

  • A dry riverbed with boats and bridges 

  • An imaginative sand pit  

  • An interactive water feature.  This will only be operated in hot sunny weather. 

We are committed to inclusive play so that children with and without disabilities can play together. Our play equipment helps children to have fun and creative play. 

Organisations that run regular play sessions in the Pavilion include: Toyhouse libraries, Al Huda After School Club, and the Somalian Home Educational Children 

The building is fully accessible. In the playground a platform see-saw is wheelchair accessible. 

Group visits

If you are bringing a school group to the playground please contact us in advance to let us know the size of your group.  We may turn groups away if the playground is over capacity.

Tel : 020 7364 5227
Email: mileendpark@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Coronavirus update

The playground is open.  Opening hours are: 

  • 10am - 6pm daily.

  • There are portaloo toilets in the playground.  There are no baby change facilities. 

  • The play pavilion will remain closed until further notice. 

The playground will be closed on Christmas Day, 25 December. 

More information

Direction to the Children's Park from Mile End Underground.

For more information on the accessibility of Mile End Children's Park, please see our DisabledGo page.

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