Streatham Rookery

Covington Way Lambeth Streatham South London SW16 3BX

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The Rookery is situated at the very top of Streatham Common, in Streatham, South London and owned and maintained by Lambeth Council. It offers a single tennis court which is in the process of being handed to the local community. It has a hard, macadam surface and can currently be booked through GLL. The surface is truly excellent and certainly one of the best public tennis courts in a London park - it's pristine!

Aside from the tennis court, there is also a stunning house and gardens to walk around as well as a larger play area. When it snows this has to be one of the best places in London to toboggan!

The nearest station is Streatham Common which is a good 15 minutes' walk away or otherwise West Norwood is also within walking distance (20 minutes).

Frequently Asked Questions

How many tennis courts are there in the Streatham Rookery?

There is a single tennis court which can booked through GLL in partnership with Lambeth council.

What is the condition of the Rookery tennis court in Streatham?

The Rookery tennis court is in absolutely superb condition and well worth using. It's hard to find a better public tennis court than this as the location is so quiet and private.

What is the nearest station to the Rookery on Streatham Common?

The nearest stations are Streatham Common and West Norwood although both a long walk away (15 minutes). However there is free parking available nearby.

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Opening times

Monday: 08:00-Dusk 
Tuesday: 08:00-Dusk 
Wednesday: 08:00-Dusk 
Thursday: 08:00-Dusk 
Friday: 08:00-Dusk 
Saturday: 08:00-Dusk 
Sunday: 08:00-Dusk 
Bank Holidays: 08:00-Dusk 

Contact details


Changing Rooms: No
No. of Courts: 1
Surface: Hard - Macadam
Floodlights: No
Type: Park
Car Parking: Free Parking
Outdoor Courts: 1
Membership Required: No
Pay as you Play: Yes
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor

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