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Press Office

Our media centre provides the latest news and information from Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, including news releases, statements, imagery and supporting content for journalists.

If you are a journalist and would like to speak to a member of our press team regarding Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, our legacy, community engagement and environmental work or our open spaces, campsites, gardens or heritage sites please contact us.

For information about our sports and leisure venues please contact the Better press team.

Filming enquiries

If you would like to film at one of our open spaces or nature reserves please contact our film management company Film Fixer.  

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News releases

Two female cyclists, smiling and enjoying their bike ride in the sunshine

17 April 2024

Lee Valley announces £120,000 for community development

Lee Valley Regional Park Authority is increasing its support for community groups and schools with £120,000 for communities across London, Essex and Hertfordshire.

Man with bike exiting Lee Valley VeloPark

7 March 2024

Lee Valley VeloPark announces cutting edge gym with over half a million pound investment

During the ten year anniversary of the opening of Lee Valley VeloPark, new investment in the venue has been announced

Snowdrops with white flowers covering area of woodland floor

15 November 2023

Myddelton House Gardens Welcomes Back The Ultimate Snowdrop Sale

Hundreds of collectors set to descend on Enfield for popular event.

Group of children on BMX bikes wearing helmets riding the BMX circuit at Lee Valley VeloPark

4 April 2024

Lee Valley marks a decade of cycling legacy

It’s been 10 years since Lee Valley VeloPark opened its doors to the public following the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Bittern in flight

29 January 2024

Lee Valley’s Bittern Roost Watch returns

Inviting wildlife enthusiasts to join the Bittern Roost Watch in River Lee Country Park on Sunday 4 February.

Framed award certificates displayed on a table

29 September 2023

Lee Valley Regional Park scoops eight London in Bloom Gold

Eight sites across Lee Valley Regional Park have been awarded the highest Gold accolade from the prestigious London in Bloom Awards for 2023.

Shaun Dawson, Chief Executive at Lee Valley Regional Park Authority with the Leader of Waltham Forest Council, Grace Williams stood at edge of ice rink at Lee Valley Ice Centre

22 March 2024

Nine months of community impact celebrated at Lee Valley Ice Centre

Lee Valley Ice Centre today welcomed hundreds of school children and community figures to mark nine remarkable months of community impact since the opening of this stunning new leisure venue in Leyton.

Group of Morris dancers performing on grass area

15 January 2024

Over 250 came for a traditional Wassail at Waltham Abbey Gardens

The warmth of community spirt and joy could be felt by all at Saturday’s Wassailing event at Waltham Abbey Gardens.

23 May 2023

4,500 Hertfordshire school children attending water safety workshops this year in memory of Robbie Lea

This month marks six years since Robbie Jordan Lea, a young man from Cheshunt with a bright future, tragically drowned after getting into difficulty swimming in a lake in River Lee Country Park.

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