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Have Your Say

The Royal Parks are asking for feed back as part of a public consultation process on possible changes to The Royal Parks Regulations. We would like to encourage you to respond to The Royal Parks ( see below ) and NOT to us ( The Friends Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.)

The suggested amendments to The Royal Parks Regulations, include:

  • Introduction of a 20mph speed limit for motor vehicles in Hyde Park, The Regent’s Park, St James’s Park and The Green Park.
  • Increase in parking charges in all public car parks in Hyde Park, The Regent’s Park and Greenwich Park. The last rise was almost eight years ago.
  • Introduction of ticketless and cashless payments for car parking.
  • Minor drafting amendments to clarify the intention of existing regulations, including making it explicit that drones are prohibited outside designated areas in the Royal Parks without written permission, and that barbeques and fireworks are not allowed to be lit in the Royal Parks without written permission.

Further details can be found on: The Royal Parks Website - Amendments to Regulations

The Royal Parks would welcome comments from Friends Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. You can give feedback in two ways:

  1. By emailing: consultation@royalparks.org.uk
  2. By writing to: Consultation – Regulations Review
    The Royal Parks
    The Old Police House
    Hyde Park
    London
    W2 2UH

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