Consultation launches into future of Thames Barrier Park

PUBLISHED: 12:30 22 February 2020

Thames Barrier Park. Picture: Ken Mears

Thames Barrier Park. Picture: Ken Mears


What would you like to see from a transformation of Thames Barrier Park?

The Greater London Authority, which owns the land, has launched a consultation on how the Royal Docks park could be improved.

The seven hectare venue, close to Pontoon Dock DLR station, opened in November 2000.

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As well as landscaped areas, it boasts play and picnic spaces, a basketball court and a visitors' pavilion and cafe.

A GLA spokesman said: "In the summer people told us that making public spaces greener is a key priority.

"As a result, a wide range of greening initiatives are planned for the Royal Docks in the months and years ahead, including a project to improve and enhance Thames Barrier Park."

The consultation closes on Sunday, March 15. To have your say, visit

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