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Automated payments Wednesday 18 September

Due to maintenance of our payments services, our automated payment line (020 8356 5050) will be unavailable today, Wednesday 18 September. The service will return to normal tomorrow. Sorry for the inconvenience this will cause.

Parking fines and PCNs

Please note that customers will still be able to pay parking fines and PCNs by telephone: 020 8629 1232.

Spring Hill Recreation Ground

Spring Hill Recreation Ground forms part of the eastern boundary of the borough and is located next to Springfield Park, the River Lea and Walthamstow Marshes. It’s also a part of the Lea Valley Park, London’s largest green space. The site mainly consists of amenity grassland and is predominantly used for sport.


  • tennis courts
  • rugby pitches
  • allotments
  • team changing rooms
  • community orchard

Booking the sports facilities

  • for the tennis courts at Spring Hill Recreation Ground, please call Hackney City Tennis Club on 020 8800 0680
  • for the rugby pitches and team changing rooms please call 020 8986 7955 or email
  • Hackney Rugby Club regularly train and play at Spring Hill

User group

Spring Hill Recreation Ground does not have its own specific park user group. However, Springfield Park user group have a keen interest in the site and welcome anyone into their ranks who has a passion for either Springfield Park or Spring Hill Recreation Ground. They meet monthly and can be contacted via email at


Barbecues are not allowed in Spring Hill Recreation Ground.


Dogs are excluded from the play area and sports facilities. Council Officers have the power to request that dogs are put on leads if they are behaving aggressively, causing damage, or if their owner does not have appropriate control over them. More information on dogs in parks.

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Page updated on: 16 July 2019

Spring Hill Recreation Ground


Spring Hill Recreation Ground
Spring Hill
E5 9BL


Opening times

  • 24 hours a day