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The Smestow Valley Nature Reserve Walkway at Hordern Road and Compton Road will be closed for public safety from July 30 and August 18 respectively due to restoration work. Completion is planned for early October 2018.

Parks' opening hours

All parks are unlocked between 7am and 8am each morning

Park Closing Times 2018/2019

The following parks are closed in accordance with the Park's local byelaws:

  • Ashmore Park
  • Bantock Park
  • Barnhurst Lane open space car park
  • Claregate PF
  • East Park
  • Meadow View Car Park
  • Northwood Park
  • Smestow Valley
  • Wednesfield Park
  • West Park

Please vacate the park prior to this times stated below:

1 November to 31 December 20185.30 pm
1 January to 31 January 20195.00 pm
1 February to 28 February5.30 pm
1 March to 31 March6.30 pm
1 April to 30 April8.00 pm
1 May to 31 May8.30 pm
1 June to 31 August9.00 pm
1 September to 30 September7.30 pm
1 October to 31 October6.30 pm
1 November to 31 December5.00 pm


These park opening times will also be displayed in the site Notice Boards located adjacent the entrance gate(s)

Never enter a park after the park's official closing time - even if the gates are still open.

The locking of the parks will commence in a sequence after the park's closing time therefore the actual locking time may be up to 90 minutes later. 

In the unlikely event you should find yourself locked in the park please call the Council's out of office hours on 01902 552999

In the event of an emergency please call 999