Barbecues in parks and open spaces

Guidance on barbecue use

You are not allowed to use a barbecue in any of the Royal Borough of Greenwich's parks and open spaces.

Barbecues present many significant risks. They can:

  • be a trip and fire hazard
  • impede use of the park by visitors
  • severely damage the grass.

Prohibiting barbecues protects our parks, heathland, woodland and local wildlife from the potential environmental hazards and any associated damage.

Contact Parks and Open Spaces

For issues relating to council-managed parks and spaces. 24-hour emergency contact number: 020 8854 8888.

Oxleas Woods Centre,
Crown Woods Lane,
London SE18 3JA.

020 8921 6885

020 8319 1943