FAQ and Links


I have never been before, do I have to pre-book? 

No pre-booking required.

Do I have to wear a helmet and pads? 

All skate park users are strongly advised to wear safety clothing and headwear.

I am under 18yrs., do I need to come with a parent or guardian? 

No, but toddlers should be accompanied by their parents or guardians.

As a parent or guardian, do I need to stay with my children while they ride their

skateboard/BMX bike or Scooter? 


Where do I put my stuff? 

There are no on-site facilities for storing personal stuff.

Can I graffiti? 

The Council policy is that no graffiti is permitted on the Skate Park.

What time does the skate park open and close? 

Lloyd Park open and closing hours – link:  https://walthamforest.gov.uk/content/lloyd-park

Are skateboard lessons offered at the skate park? 

SPUG may provide free skateboard lessons at skate jams.



UK Skateboard Association – http://www.ukskate.org.uk/

Waltham Forest Friends of Parks – http://www.friendsofparkswf.com/#

Air pollution – http://www.londonair.org.uk/LondonAir/Default.aspx

London Buses – https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/buses/

London Underground – https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/tube/

London Overground – https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/london-overground/

Waltham Forest Council Parking (Bedford Road Car Park) – https://walthamforest.gov.uk/content/council-car-parks

Weather – www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcpvj0v07#?date=2018-02-17

Nearest hospital 24 hour Emergency Department (Whipps Cross University Hospital) – www.nhs.uk/Services/hospitals/MapsAndDirections/DefaultView.aspx?id=46344