The park was built between sometime between 1950s and 1980s. Named after Councillor Jessie Burgess, first woman Mayor in Camberwell 1973.
Events and Facilities.
BMX Track: 400-metre BMX National Standard track is open daily except Mondays until 9pm.
Cafe: The Park Life Cafe is located in the centre of the park outside Chumleigh Gardens.
Toilets @ Park entrances: Albany Road, Old Kent Road, Chumleigh Street, Wells Way.
Car Park: The car park has 25 car spaces. Parking is free for up to four hours, disable parking for blue badge holders accessible.
Barbeques: There are two designated areas for barbecues round by the lake.
Lake: Day membership for fishing activities available.
Sports facilities Play areas: The Adventure Playground for 8-16s . located next to Chumleigh gardens.
Sports centre: free indoor gym and a range of sports available including community football, cricket and rugby for children and adults.
Cricket pitch: Pitches can be booked
Football pitch: Pitches can be booked Tennis courts: Open everyday from 12pm to 9pm except public holidays – call 020 7703 4275
For more info on Burgess sports visit www.burgesssports.org
Burgess has a beautiful array of meadows,
Sports and fitness equipment is accessible to members of the public. Southwark Parks are open 365 days a year including Christmas and New Years Day.
Opening times opened by 7.30 am
Closing time will usually be near to sunset. for more info click here
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