Parks police service

The Parks Police Service

The Parks Police Service provides a reassuring uniformed presence across parks and open spaces in Kensington and Chelsea. The team of two Sergeants and nine Constables, have a duty to ensure that the parks remain safe and welcoming places for everyone, and can exercise police powers within the parks. The service is part of the Council’s Community Safety Department.

Park’s Police assist in delivering the Council’s commitment to making the borough a safe place to live, visit and work.  They work with local communities and park users to identify concerns and undergo a problem solving and decision making process.

The service plays a key role in responding to any major incidents in the borough and staff can access CCTV systems covering multiple parks.

The Parks Police provide a service 365 days a year and officers are on duty during peak hours.

The Parks Police duties include:

  • reporting crime within the parks
  • dealing with anti-social behaviour
  • detaining offenders
  • enforcing byelaws and the dog control public spaces protection orders
  • security at park events
  • dog chipping and dog shows
  • attending park user group meetings
  • crive prevention
  • lost property in parks
  • truancy patrols

The service can be contacted on 020 7938 8190 or 0300 365 5101. In an emergency please dial 999.


Address: Parks Police Service, The Stable Yard, Holland Park, London W8 6LU.

Community Safety

The Council, police and partners in the Community Safety Partnership are working together to reduce crime, antisocial behaviour and increase feelings of safety among residents, businesses and visitors.

In an emergency always call: 999

For Metropolitan Police (non emergency) call: 0300 123 1212

Parks Police

Parks Police