Gunnersbury Park has been closed because of fears over safety after a group of travellers began camping out over the weekend. Hounslow Council was told by police to close the area.
In a short statement the council said: "Following the advice of local police, we are closing Gunnersbury Park in the interests of public safety. We have not made this decision lightly, and will reopen the park as soon as possible."
More top news
Bees Number One is 'best in the league."
A union has said it is worried plans for Wandsworth and Richmond councils to merge may lead to job losses.
A computer disk contained a secret file on the fatal shooting of Mark Duggan by police has been lost.