London’s formal parks, natural landscapes, canals, reservoirs and riversides form an important network of spaces and public places. Alongside London’s millions of trees these green and riverside spaces make a valuable contribution to the quality, character and economy of the capital. To find out more about public parks and green spaces in London please visit iGiGL.
We want to make all our city's parks, green spaces and waterways great places for people by promoting good management and supporting new approaches to the design and management of parks and green spaces. This will help maintain their intrinsic value whilst making them more relevant to the needs of a modern world city.
Find out about our framework for London’s green space network the All London Green Grid, London's green infrastructure framework, and projects such as Help a London Park, Pocket Parks and the Big Green Fund, which support the improvement and enhancement of London’s green spaces.
The greening strand of London’s Great Outdoors aims to support projects that enhance London’s parks and green spaces through providing policy support, advice and funding.
The green infrastructure of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park shows how a park can be more than just a space for sport and recreation.