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In line with the government announcement, Blackheath, Eltham Park South, Maryon Park and Plumstead Common tennis courts are open.

From Friday 22 May, the tennis courts at Altash Gardens, Bostall Gardens, Fairy Hill Park, Kidbrooke Green and Maryon Park will also be open.

To support social distancing, a reduced number of courts will be available. 

There is a maximum of two people per court (singles play only) where players are from different households. Four players from the same household can play doubles. Only one-to-one coaching sessions are allowed but social distancing will be required during these sessions.

Blackheath and Eltham Park South tennis courts will need to be booked in advance, for all other courts, you can turn up and play on a first-come-first-served basis. 

Social distancing guidelines are:

  • Stay at least two metres away from other players at all times (including during play, when taking breaks and before and after play)

  • Do not make physical contact with other players (such as shaking hands or a high five)  

  • Stay on your side of court and avoid changing ends, or agree to change ends at opposite sides of the net

For further important information on tennis court guidelines, please refer to the Lawn Tennis Association Guidelines


You can book a tennis court in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in Blackheath and Eltham Park South.

Blackheath

Blackheath Tennis Courts
Chesterfield Walk
Off Shooters Hill Road
London SE10 8QX

The three hard surface courts are available in summer between 9am and 9pm, and in winter between 9am and 5pm.

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Payment for Blackheath courts

Fees for tennis court bookings
Level Hourly rate
Adult £6
Junior £4

Junior players are players under the age of 16.

Cancellations

You won't get a refund if you cancel the booking.

If it's not possible to use the court due to adverse weather conditions, the park ranger will let you know and you'll be offered the option of changing your permit to another day or getting a refund - contact Parks and Open Spaces to arrange this.

What happens next

Once your payment has been made and your court is confirmed, you'll be sent a permit by email.

You must show your permit to the park ranger on request - you can do this by showing the permit on your mobile or by showing a print-out of the permit.

Eltham Park South

Eltham Park South Tennis Courts
Glenesk Road
Eltham SE9 1AH

The four hard surface courts are available between 9am and 9pm (in winter there is a small fee for the flood lighting).

Book Eltham Park South courts online through the Community Interest Company Twistfizz.

Payment for Eltham Park South courts

Fees for tennis court bookings (per court)
Level Hourly rate
Adult £6
Junior £4

Junior players are players under the age of 16. Junior players can play for free before 6pm if courts are available.

You can also purchase a Go Play Pass for an annual fee of £48 which will enable you to book up to seven hours of tennis at Eltham Park South per week. A maximum of two adults and four children living at the same address can be linked to the pass.

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