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Hiring a park or green space for your event

Morden Park

We have a number of parks and open spaces that are able to host a range of events.

Our flagship parks include:

Wimbledon Park

Morden Park

Cannizaro Park

Three Kings Piece

These venues are the most versatile and have a range of events spaces for hire.

For more information about your local parks and onsite facilities, please visit the parks and recreation grounds page. You can also book sports pitches and courts within our parks.

If you wish to hire a park or open space for your event, you will first need to complete an application form

Once your application has been received, your requirements will be assessed and a decision will be made as to whether your proposal is suitable for the site you've selected. If your event is approved, you may then be required to provide certain documentation relating to your event's activities.

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Applying to hold an event

Fees and charges

Below are the fees and charges applicable for the 2017-2018 period.

Service Details Application Fee (Max £250) Hire Fee (per day, excl VAT) Deposit Environmental Impact Fee
Friends group events If associated with raising income for park development 10% of hire fee or £25 (whichever greater) Free-let N/A 10% of hire fee or £25 (whichever greater)
Community, not-for-profit, or charity events

25 to 100 people

Up to 500




Over 10000 people

10% of hire fee or £25 (whichever greater)






Contact us for quote






10% of hire fee or £25 (whichever greater)
Morden Park (Bandstand)

up to 200 people

201-500 people

Over 500 people

10% of hire fee or £25 (whichever greater)



By negotiation

£500 10% of hire fee or £25 (whichever greater)
Commercial, promotional or private events 10% of hire fee or £25 (whichever greater) Contact us for quote 10% of hire fee or £25 (whichever greater)

Guidance for event organisers

The following guidance will tell you everything to need to know about organising and managing a successful event:

Acquiring a license

Some events will require a licence for the provision of regulated entertainment, or the sale of alcohol. This is a legal requirement. To find out if your event requires a licence please follow the link below:

For further clarification, you can also contact our Licensing Department.

Telephone: 020 8545 3969

Terms and conditions

All events are subject to the Council's general terms and conditions of use.

See also

Related websites

Contact us

London Borough of Merton
8th Floor
Merton Civic Centre
London Road

Telephone: 020 8545 3956

This page was last updated on Thursday 13 April 2017

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