We don’t operate a riding school in the borough.
However, there are private clubs and facilities in the local area.
Horse riding is permitted in:
Riding is subject to relevant bylaws.
There are several places within the borough where fishing is permitted.
Before planning a fishing trip here is some useful information:
- you’ll need an Environment Agency rod licence before you can fish anywhere in the UK. It is against the law to fish without one and a maximum fine of £2,500 can be imposed
- if you want to fish with more than 2 rods, you need 2 rod licences
- a rod licence can be obtained from your local post office or from the Environment Agency
- it’s your responsibility to check that fishing is permitted where you are planning to visit. If you’re found to be fishing in a prohibited area you can be prosecuted for poaching and a breach of the local bylaws
- to fish in the borough you must have barbless hooks, a landing net and an unhooking mat
There are 2 different types of fishery in the borough:
Day ticket fisheries
- Eastbrookend Country Park
The day ticket lakes are managed by Bardag Angling Society
- Valence House Moat
The day ticket lakes are managed by Becmain Angling Society
Membership only lakes
- Bardag Lake - Eastbrookend Country Park managed by Bardag Angling Society
- Bowyers Lake - Beam Valley Country Park
All other lakes and waters in the borough are not managed as fisheries.
If you are unsure of your right to fish or have any queries please contact Ranger Services.
Football pitch hire
Football pitch hire 2019/20 Toggle accordion
If you would like to enquire about availability, or speak to someone about booking a pitch, please call Laura Goulding on 020 8227 5453, or email PitchBookings@lbbd.gov.uk. Please leave a message with contact details. Office hours are Monday to Wednesday. We are field based so may not respond immediately.
Football pitch hire 2019/20
|Adult pitch weekly (30 games)||£1,600|
|Adult pitch alternate week (15 games)||£850|
|Junior/9v9 pitch weekly (30 games)||£850|
|Junior/9v9 pitch alternate week (15 games)||£425|
|Mini/5v5 pitch weekly (30 games)||£425|
|Mini/5v5 pitch alternate week (15 games)||£425|
|Pavilion hire (per game)||£35|
|Academies/Personal training (per season)||£280|
Eastbrookend Discovery Centre, The Chase, Dagenham Road, Dagenham RM7 0SS
020 8227 2332