22 May We’re still closed for now, but hope to be open again soon!
*Please check back here for regular updates about Coram’s Fields and our phased reopening*
Due to government guidelines our park, playground, sports facilities and services remain closed at this time. Over the last two months, whilst the park has been closed, we’ve been delighted to be able to provide free parking facilities for NHS staff and families attending Great Ormond Street Hospital. However, we know how important getting our park open is for local families, and in anticipation of the gradual lifting of government restrictions, we are now working towards a phased reopening of the park over the weeks and months ahead.
With current guidance prohibiting the opening of playgrounds and group sports facilities, our priority will be opening up parts of the park, to provide families with essential, safe access to green, open space.
From the 2nd June, this will see us work as part of a Camden wide initiative, to support families with disabilities and those living in overcrowded accommodation, by providing scheduled access to the park on a referred booking only basis.
Following on from this, we are working towards extending the opening of the park to the wider public. This will be done in phases, with limits on capacity and opening hours, so that we can ensure that all visitors and staff are able to adhere to strict social distancing measures.
Alongside the reopening of the park, we are developing plans to reopen some of our services. As with the park, this will be done in stages and in strict accordance with government guidance.
Thanks to all those that have supported us!
As many of you will know, the closure of Coram’s Fields has resulted in a huge loss of income for the charity, and has left us facing much uncertainty regarding our future and what this might look like. Last month, we launched an emergency appeal to support our efforts to keep Coram’s Fields open and to ensure that the vital support that we provide for local families, continues into the future.
The response from the community over the last few weeks has been nothing short of phenomenal, with over 550 individuals donating and taking on challenges to help us reach our £50,000 fundraising target. However, as we move towards the gradual reopening of the park, we simply can’t afford to be complacent. To those that have already supported us, thank you so much! For those that haven’t yet done so, we still desperately need your support – please consider making a donation or taking on a 2.6 Challenge to help our efforts https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/SaveCoramsFields
Many thanks for your patience and support during this time and we look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future.
The team at Coram’s Fields