East Ham Nature Reserve Norman Road London E6 6HN

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East Ham Nature Reserve
Norman Road
East Ham,
E6 6HN
Tel: 020 8470 4525


Norman Road has become a controlled parking zone. Parking, paid by phone, is available for 2 hours. We have a few parking permits for volunteers, but please come by public transport if you can. There is a disabled space, where blue badge holders can park for 3 hours. 
Newham residents can get 10 free permits to park anywhere in the borough using this link:

Accessibility: Disabled toilet on ground floor of visitor centre, when the building is in use. Disabled Badge holders – parking for 3 hours by main gate in Norman Road. Guide dogs for the blind welcome. All dogs to be kept under control, and all waste cleared up.

Public Transport:

Tube: East Ham – 1.5 miles Turn left out of the station and walk down High Street North and High Street South. Pass East Ham Fire Station on the right and Norman Road is 2nd left.

Docklands Light Railway: Beckton 0.9 miles Walk south on Newark Knok. Turn right onto Peverel. At the roundabout take the first exit onto Woolwich Manor Way A117. Cross the A13 and Norman road is 1st on the right.

Bus: 101, 104, 474, 300 all go from East Ham tube station to the Nature Reserve. Get off at East Ham Fire Station and head south. Norman Road is the 2nd on the left.

Buses 101 or 474 go from Beckton DLR station. Get off at Lonsdale Road and walk north. Norman Road is 1st on the right.

Description of site:

  • London’s largest churchyard
  • Open every day until 5pm
  • An important haven for local wildlife with a large population of lizards and slow worms as well as many interesting mini-beasts
  • The ancient Norman parish church of St Mary Magdalene – viewed by appointment only
  • Things to do include: Hunt for minibeasts
    Carry out a tree or plant survey
    Do a gravestone trail


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