Goodmayes Park, an area of open space containing a lake, basketball and tennis courts, is located here. It once contained a bandstand and a boathouse but were either demolished or vandalised.
There is also a psychiatric hospital in Barley Lane known as Goodmayes Hospital which forms part of the North East London NHS Foundation Trust . On Barley Lane, Brookside is based. Brookside is, according to 'the quality network for inpatient CAMHS services' (QNIC), an adolescent unit that provides a high standard of care. Brookside comprises Brookside Main, Interact Outreach service and the soon to open Willows at Brookside High Dependency Unit.
Administratively, Goodmayes has always been a part of Ilford, and its political history has followed that of its parent from being part of a ward of Barking parish to the London Borough of Redbridge today.
Goodmayes is home to various local Scout groups including 4th Goodmayes who are located on Barley Lane next to St Pauls Church. Ages start from 6 up to 15 with the three sections called the Beavers, the Cubs and the Scouts. Their home is called the Gaffery which has had many different buildings in the past with their current home being incorporated with the St Paul's Community Centre which opened in 2006.
7th Goodmayes is a new scout group started in 2006 and already has over 100 members. It is the first scout group in East London to be run by Muslims for the whole community. In a short time of existence it has accomplished many many tasks and activities, these include visiting the House of Lords, Buckingham Palace, numerous water sports activities including rafting, sailing, kayaking and canoeing.
They also have done a considerable amount to contribute to the community, such as, tree planting and a sponsored walk for Comic Relief raising over 1000 pounds Other activities include archery, wall climbing, camping, etc.
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