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Brilliant bike park considering there is very little of this around. However, needs to be extended in the near future.

George, 1/May/2018

Thanks for your comment - we are currently exploring ways in which this facility can be developed and have recently re-dusted the surface and repaired existing berms and features to refresh the whole track. Community Ranger

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Hi, could you tell me what time Ingerbourne Park, Rainham Rd closes please? Thank you.

Ken, 27/Mar/2018

Hi Ken - The car park closes at dusk and will soon be changing o 8pm. The latest the car park opens is 9pm at the height of the summer.

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5 Stars 5 Stars

Lived around Hornchurch for 7 years and honestly never knew there was a bike park here. Really enjoyed it but you need to do more to raise awareness of its existence! Lovely park considering the lack of green space around the area generally.

Dominic, 9/Jul/2017
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I love the park, ride my bike here and walk the dogs. The mtb track could do with some tlc. Would be nice if it could be extended. The back of the hill sees little use some more trails would be good. You build them every where else, suburban londons turn now thanks 👍🏻

Anonymous, 30/Apr/2017

Thanks for the feedback Richard. We do have some maintenance planned on the mountainbike trail and are looking at ways to expand the cycling offer at Ingrebourne Hill - watch this space!

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The website says : "To download a map of Ingrebourne Hill please click here."

But I can't find where to click; am I missing something ?

Malcolm R, 29/Aug/2016

Hi Malcolm. Apologies - we have updated the link on the page.

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5 Stars 5 Stars

Recently moved to the area and thoroughly enjoy the valley.I enjoy taking my daughter for walks, bike rides and watching the water birds. Absolutely beautiful and peaceful. Takes me away from the everyday hustle and bustle and stresses of life. I feel very blessed to live near here and was terribly heartbroken to hear of plans of landfill operations. Praying daily that these plans are refused and we can continue to enjoy this beautiful green space and nature as it was intended.

Genesia Ryan, 18/Jul/2016

Many thanks for your comments. Ingrebourne Hill is indeed looking great this summer! Community Ranger

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Moved locally recently and love the Valley...One question, I keep seeing people fishing in the lake near the Ingrebourne hill car park...Is this allowed..?? It doesn't appear the best place to be doing so as I'd imagine it having a negative impact on the bird life...J

Local Resident, 3/May/2016

Hi J Fishing is not permitted at Ingrebourne Hill - we are aware of this issue and are investigating. Regards Scott - Community Ranger

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I couldn't agree more with the other posters words.

This is a lovely place to have a peaceful walk or ride your bike.

I really hope that the idea of more dumping and the processing plant is going to go away.

Mick, 3/Feb/2016

Thankyou Mick - we are pleased you enjoy the facilities on offer at Ingrebourne Hill. Scott - Community Ranger

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Ingrebourne Hill and Hornchurch Country Park are excellent areas of FRESH AIR and FREEDOM.They are linked by pathways to cycle or walk.They are at their Zenith and cannot be improved

(Other then grass cutting etc.)

So please do not allow any landfill operations or any processing plant to spoil these lovely areas

Dennis Stanfield, 3/Dec/2015

Thankyou for your lovely comments about Ingrebourne Hill and the surrounding area. We will continue to manage our green spaces with the best interests of the local community at heart. We are not involved in the decision making process of landfill operations in the area though as evidenced at Ingrebourne Hill, we have worked towards the restoration of ex-landfill sites. Scott - Community Ranger

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