Derelict pavilion in Goodmayes Park destroyed by fire

Burned out pavilion Goodmayes Park

Around 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a derelict pavilion in Goodmayes Park on Friday evening. - Credit: Archant

A single-storey derelict pavilion in Goodmayes Park was destroyed by a fire on Friday evening.

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to the fire on Goodmayes Lane just after 11pm on Friday (January 15). 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. - Credit: Archant

There were no reports of any injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

The blaze is believed to have taken place at the old Goodmayes Lane Extension which was renamed Orchard Playing Fields, and has been frequented by rough sleepers.

The pavilion has been known to have been frequented by rough sleepers.

The pavilion has been known to have been frequented by rough sleepers. - Credit: Archant

The London Fire Brigade received 11 calls to the fire, which was under control by 12.53am.

A single-storey derelict pavilion was destroyed in the blaze.

A single-storey derelict pavilion was destroyed in the blaze. - Credit: Archant

Fire crews from Ilford and Dagenham fire stations attended the scene.


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