Press Releases


2017 Press Releases
April 2017
03 April 2017 Your Royal Park needs you!
March 2017
27 March 2017 100th anniversary postcode celebration to uncover London's hidden workforce
21 March 2017 Victorian discoveries at UK's 'most important' cemetery
08 March 2017 Cycle speeds as high as 32mph tackled with new calming scheme
2016 Press Releases
December 2016
20 December 2016 New road closure plan for Changing the Guard
13 December 2016 Richmond Park blows competition out of the water
November 2016
02 November 2016 Multi-million pound plan for Greenwich Park Revealed project
October 2016
10 October 2016 The Royal Parks to build one of the UK's most innovative super nurseries
September 2016
30 September 2016 The Royal Parks' advice during rutting season
15 September 2016 From toilets to tearooms as 'finest cafe view in London' is unveiled
08 September 2016 Prince Charles visits The Green Park to help create the 90th new Coronation Meadow
August 2016
11 August 2016 Grade I listed iconic wall to undergo £1m of restoration works
05 August 2016 London's eight Royal parks receive prestigious Green Flag Award
July 2016
22 July 2016 Earn while you learn with The Royal Parks apprenticeship scheme
15 July 2016 Kensington Gardens' Manager to feature in Historic England's 'I am London' exhibition
14 July 2016 One in five people littering the Royal Parks - 'Love Parks Week': July 15 to 24
04 July 2016 Royal Parks welcome Loyd Grossman CBE as new Chairman
June 2016
27 June 2016 Help us dig up history in Greenwich Park
14 June 2016 Gnat's genitals reveal new species in the UK
07 June 2016 Toilet remains from 'spend a penny' exhibition uncovered in Hyde Park
May 2016
27 May 2016 The Royal Parks advice during deer birthing season
09 May 2016 Bank holiday Bioblitz in Brompton
April 2016
21 April 2016 Royal Parks apprentices race against time for the Marathon
March 2016
07 March 2016 The Royal Parks - Major Events Schedule 2016
February 2016
18 February 2016 New charitable body to manage the Royal Parks
09 February 2016 A Right Royal Buzz: 17-20 February 2016
08 February 2016 Reducing speed, collisions and rat-runs
05 February 2016 Creating a buzz about art
January 2016
14 January 2016 Lottery millions gives cemetery new lease of life
2015 Press Releases
November 2015
27 November 2015 Not mush-room for pickers in the Royal Parks
October 2015
08 October 2015 The Royal Parks' advice during rutting season
September 2015
10 September 2015 Richmond Park Open Day
08 September 2015 Keeping the roses sweet for five Prime Ministers
01 September 2015 The Royal Parks to host three harvest festivals in September
01 September 2015 Your favourite UK park? Vote royal
August 2015
28 August 2015 Barbecues - the root of fires in the Royal Parks
19 August 2015 New River Thames playground brings history to life
July 2015
23 July 2015 The Royal Parks to recruit first wildlife apprentice
June 2015
10 June 2015 After a hiatus of over 20 years polo has returned to Richmond Park
10 June 2015 A lorry driver's view for Bike Week 2015
04 June 2015 Pride marches on in Hyde Park
May 2015
28 May 2015 Advice for dog walkers during deer birthing season
April 2015
09 April 2015 Isabella Plantation is blooming marvellous
March 2015
12 March 2015 Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2015 Q&A
04 March 2015 The Royal Parks - Major Events Schedule 2015
February 2015
24 February 2015 London Loves Blur!
January 2015
30 January 2015 Hyde Park Parade Ground Reinstatement
14 January 2015 Duke of York Column in St James’s Park gets a facelift
2014 Press Releases
December 2014
18 December 2014 Achilles statue in London’s Hyde Park voiced by actor Dominic West
November 2014
05 November 2014 Taylor Swift kicks off '1989' at Hyde Park
October 2014
20 October 2014 Twenty pence charge for toilets in the Royal Parks
09 October 2014 Royal Parks advice during deer rutting season
September 2014
11 September 2014 Isabella Plantation gets a makeover
August 2014
22 August 2014 The Royal Parks to host two harvest festivals this September
18 August 2014 GBR's Scott Brash wins the Longines Global Champions Tour London in St James's Park
13 August 2014 The Royal Parks on the lookout for aspiring filmmakers
11 August 2014 The Royal Parks star in record breaking weekend of cycling
July 2014
24 July 2014 Restoration plans for Brompton Cemetery unveiled by The Royal Parks
June 2014
16 June 2014 Slide on down to the new Hyde Park Playground
09 June 2014 Earn while you learn with The Royal Parks apprenticeship
May 2014
22 May 2014 Advice for dog walkers during deer birthing season
20 May 2014 Earn while you learn with The Royal Parks apprenticeship
16 May 2014 Arcade Fire confirmed as the opening headliner for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park
09 May 2014 The Royal Parks awards new landscape maintenance contract
April 2014
16 April 2014 Ride for free to see Richmond Park's newly enhanced Isabella Plantation
07 April 2014 PWR Events continues to promote & manage Hyde Park Winter Wonderland until 2017
March 2014
31 March 2014 Black Sabbath Time Hyde Park!
20 March 2014 Prudential RideLondon Festival of Cycling Returns!
13 March 2014 Famous faces celebrate 20 years of the Holly Lodge Centre in Richmond Park
January 2014
07 January 2014 Brompton Cemetery awarded £3.7 million of Lottery money
2013 Press Releases
December 2013
23 December 2013 Early park closures due to severe weather conditions
19 December 2013 Professional Dog Walking Licence – apply now
09 December 2013 McBusted to close first weekend of Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park
09 December 2013 Neil Young and Crazy Horse announced as one of first headliners for the return of Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park
November 2013
15 November 2013 Opening of Chohole pathway and Beverley Brook Bridge in Richmond Park
October 2013
08 October 2013 The Old Football Pitches Consultation Open Day
September 2013
27 September 2013 Consultation details for The Old Football Pitches in Hyde Park
06 September 2013 The Royal Parks suspend charging for organised sport at The Old Football Pitches in Hyde Park
August 2013
23 August 2013 Park Deckchairs order in over two miles of canvas for the return of the heatwave
12 August 2013 A fortnight of special events to celebrate Isabella Plantation's 60th anniversary - Richmond Park
06 August 2013 Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2013
July 2013
29 July 2013 A year on and the Royal Parks are ready for more sporting events
June 2013
04 June 2013 Horse riders pull together in Richmond Park
April 2013
30 April 2013 Ride for free to see Richmond Park's newly improved Isabella Plantation
16 April 2013 Pears, plums and peaches - The Queen's Orchard opens in Greenwich Park
03 April 2013 The Rolling Stones - Back in Hyde Park - 50 and Counting: Saturday 6 July 2013
January 2013
23 January 2013 The Royal Parks and AEG Live launch exciting new Summer event for Hyde Park - Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park
22 January 2013 The Royal Parks welcomes Tour de France back to The Mall
11 January 2013 Botany, bats and butterflies - navigate the natural world in your local park
2012 Press Releases
December 2012
10 December 2012 Looking for a New Year's resolution? Become a Royal Parks volunteer for 2013
November 2012
07 November 2012 Olympic Sheep Arrive in Greenwich Park Playground
05 November 2012 The Royal Parks announces a new five year partnership with AEG Live
October 2012
29 October 2012 The Royal Parks and Camden Police are reminding people not to bring fireworks or paper lanterns to Primrose Hill
17 October 2012 The Royal Parks Apprenticeship Awards have been announced
15 October 2012 The Royal Parks is looking for a learning provider
12 October 2012 Young volunteers help on biodiversity projects at Richmond and Bushy Parks
September 2012
20 September 2012 Harvest Festival is coming to Kensington Gardens' Allotment
20 September 2012 Harvest Festival is coming to Regent's Park Allotment Garden
18 September 2012 The Royal Parks advises dog walkers and other visitors to act with caution as deer mating season begins
14 September 2012 Gold in Greenwich - The Royal Parks celebrate
14 September 2012 Olympic Marathon Swimmers hit 'The Serp'
14 September 2012 Hyde Park centre stage for GB gold in Men's Triathlon
14 September 2012 The Royal Parks dig deep to help Team GB blossom during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
13 September 2012 The Mall ready for ParalympicsGB gold: Red carpet finish for London 2012 Games
13 September 2012 Two million celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games in Royal Parks
13 September 2012 Paralympic Flame lights up Regent's Park
12 September 2012 Mobile pod's Royal Parks adventure
12 September 2012 Historic win on The Mall marks the grand finale to a great London 2012 summer of sport in the Royal Parks
07 September 2012 The Royal Parks, proud host of historic Olympic and Paralympic competitions in Greenwich Park
August 2012
23 August 2012 The Royal Parks to host Teddy Bears Picnics in Richmond and Bushy Parks
07 August 2012 Gold in Greenwich – The Royal Parks celebrate
03 August 2012 Time for Hyde: London's famous park hosts Triathlon
July 2012
30 July 2012 Photo story: Festive flowerbed celebrates cycling at Richmond Park
30 July 2012 Royal Parks shine on first day of the Games
25 July 2012 The Royal Parks dig deep to help Team GB blossom during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
24 July 2012 Lake makeover brings amphibians back to Greenwich Park
20 July 2012 Park life for Team London Ambassadors
19 July 2012 Restoration of Henry Moore's famous sculpture 'The Arch' is revealed in its original home in Kensington Gardens, 20 July 2012.
10 July 2012 Live Nation and The Royal Parks forced to cancel ONE show in Hyde Park tomorrow – The Hit Factory Live
09 July 2012 Largest official Olympic Rings unveiled at Richmond Park National Nature Reserve
09 July 2012 Work Commences at Richmond Park’s New Golf Clubhouse and Golf Academy
02 July 2012 The Royal Parks wins Lottery investment to improve access to the Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park
02 July 2012 Restoration of Henry Moore's famous sculpture 'The Arch' nears completion in its original home in Kensington Gardens
June 2012
29 June 2012 The Royal Parks welcomes conviction for deliberate worrying of deer
20 June 2012 The Royal Parks unveils improved viewing area for Primrose Hill panorama
19 June 2012 Here come the girls! BT London Live - Free days out during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
May 2012
31 May 2012 Plan ahead when coming to The Royal Parks for Diamond Jubilee celebrations
31 May 2012 The Royal Parks unveils St Paul's Cathedral tercentenary gates after royal preview
30 May 2012 McFly to perform at BT London Live Hyde Park Saturday 4 August
30 May 2012 BT London Live - A Free Celebration of London 2012
18 May 2012 Official Souvenir Programme for the Diamond Jubilee goes on sale
11 May 2012 Sir David Attenborough launches Richmond Park Ponds and Streams conservation appeal
11 May 2012 The Queen retires The Royal Parks' Shire horse Jed at Wild London
04 May 2012 Playground improvements in Greenwich Park
April 2012
24 April 2012 'Wild London' to celebrate Queen's Diamond Jubilee
03 April 2012 The Royal Parks raises £600 for Sport Relief
March 2012
29 March 2012 Sainsbury's Announces Jubilee Family Festival
29 March 2012 The Royal Parks 'Crowns' collection scoops Best Licensed Product award
29 March 2012 Water restoration project to benefit lakes in London's beautiful Royal Parks
29 March 2012 Blur to headline the 'BT London Live' concert in Hyde Park
29 March 2012 Blackheath Gate entrance to Greenwich Park
2011 Press Releases
January 2011
01 January 2011 Wedding to be screened live at iconic London locations
01 January 2011 Global promoter appointed to spread 2012 experience across the capital
01 January 2011 The Royal Parks launches Official YouTube channel
01 January 2011 The Royal Parks launches 2011 Apprentice Scheme
01 January 2011 The Royal Parks launches new garden retail site
01 January 2011 Try a New Sport in the Royal Parks
01 January 2011 New videos from The Royal Parks reveal behind-the-scenes preparations for the Royal Wedding
01 January 2011 Rivelino: Nuestros Silencios (Our Silences) in Victoria Tower Gardens
01 January 2011 The return of Large Standing Figure: Knife Edge Henry Moore sculpture installed in Greenwich Park
01 January 2011 London 2012 Organising Committee pleased with Equestrian Test Event
01 January 2011 Live screenings of Royal Wedding will allow public to be part of historic event
01 January 2011 The Royal Parks celebrates 160 years of welcoming visitors
01 January 2011 Plans announced for massive celebration of sport and entertainment as part of the London 2012 celebrations