Well Street Common

Well Street Common is an attractive and popular site in the south of Hackney with an impressive selection of London plane and chestnut trees. It’s designated common land and is used for community events and¬†activities throughout the year.

To find out about how the park is managed, see our management plan (PDF 12mb)

 

Amenities

  • community orchard
  • children’s play area
  • trim trail

Barbecues

Barbecues are not allowed in Well Street Common.

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed in the play area. If your dogs are behaving aggressively or causing damage, or are out of your control, council officers have the power to request that you put them on leads. More information on dogs in parks.

User group

Well Street Common user group organise the annual community festival. More information

Play improvements

We want to improve the play area on Well Street Common. In 2022 we consulted park users, local residents and children on design proposals to improve the play area. Around 80% of those surveyed loved or liked the designs.

View the consultation report, the original designs and the updated designs:

View consultation report (google doc).

View play area designs (PDF 9mb).

View updated design (PDF 394kb).

As Well Street Common is classified as common land we are applying for permission to undertake the works from the Secretary of State. We hope to receive a decision in Autumn 2023.

View the application for Common Land consent along with its supporting documents:

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Page updated on: 8 November 2023

Well Street Common

Address

Meynell Crescent
E9 7AS

Telephone

Opening times

  • 24 hours a day