Welcome to Palewell Common

Palewell Common

The tennis courts at Palewell Common have been fully refurbished and are now open. The courts are now controlled by gate access. In order to access the courts, you will need to book a court and you will be issued with a code (* follow by 6 digits, it will be different each time you book). Please enter the code on the key pad at the time of your booking.

Community Parks Tennis is a locally established tennis provider who is passionate about two things: tennis and our community. We have evolved from delivering tennis in the local community for the past 20 years to nurseries, local Primary and Secondary Schools as well as to our wider local community, from 3 years old to 94 years old! 

Palewell Common, is approximatley 12 hectares of open space and woodland, situated adjacent to Richmond Park, bounded on one side by Beverley Brook and contains 4 Tennis courts (run by Community Parks Tennis), 9 Hole Golf pitch and putt, Sport Pitches for Football and Cricket, Sports pavilion (includes changing rooms and showers), Boules area, Cafe (run by Pistachios in the Park, Children's play park, Outdoor Gym area and Montessori Kids Nursery.

Community Parks Tennis Promotion Video


Community Parks Tennis JUNIOR CLASSES - BOOK HERE!

Community Parks Tennis ADULT CLASSES - BOOK HERE!


  • To book a group coaching course, please click on 'Junior Coaching' or 'Adult Coaching' on the menu above.
  • We are a friendly,  award winning coaching provider . We  provide tennis to the local communities of East Sheen and Richmond.  We coach on Sheen Common, Cambridge Gardens and Palewell Common catering for all stages, ages and abilities.
  • We work in partnership with LBRuT and LTA, delivering accredited LTA tennis programmes such as LTA Youth and MiniTennis
  • We deliver individual private coaching, small group coaching, drills sessions, team practices, schools and nursery tennis and guidance to adults and juniors in entering appropriate competitions for their abilities. 

Book a Court

  • The courts are hired out and maintained by the London Borough of Richmond.  If  you would like to book a court,  go to the ClubSpark website for the venue you wish to play at i.e.  Palewell Common, Sheen Common or Cambridge Gardens and click on 'Booking'.  Once you have registered on ClubSpark for the venue in question, online booking is quick and easy. There is a free Council membership scheme for Juniors and £60 family membership to keep the costs of playing down.
  • Please contact the Council in respect of any queries regarding court bookings or  court maintenance. 


  • If you have any technical difficulties registering on ClubSpark or booking a court or using a gate code at any of the sites, please contact the ClubSpark Support Service on 020 8247 3857 or
  • For all queries about the coaching programme, lessons or about the sites in general, please contact us at or complete our contacts form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Please note that Community Park Tennis Coaches are the only tennis coaches licensed by the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames to operate on this site. Any other coaches found coaching at this site will be asked to leave immediately.

Book in 3 quick steps...

1. Check availability

View the online booking sheet to find your preferred booking slot.

2. Choose a session

Select your preferred available time and book. You can pay online with most major credit cards. Register online the first time you book.

3. Confirmation

We'll send you confirmation of your booking. You'll receive a pin number to access the venue. It's easy!

How to find us

Palewell Common
Palewell Common Drive
SW14 8RF

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Our Partners

Richmond Council
Friends of Palewell Common