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London’s largest roof garden opens to the public – at 120 Fenchurch Street

A new roof garden has opened in the City of London, and what it lacks in height, it more than makes up for in width -- it's the largest roof garden in London.


London’s Pocket Parks: Fairchild’s Garden, E2

There can be few greater delights than a wander through a wood on a cold winters day, and sadly, few more dispiriting than a visit to a municipal park on the same day.


London’s Pocket Parks: St Stephen Walbrook’s Churchyard Garden

Hidden in a side alley behind the back of Mansion House is a gated, and often locked pocket park.


London’s Pocket Parks, Jubilee Park, E14

This is a pocket park that sits right on top of a tube station, and one that very nearly didn't exist.


London’s Pocket Parks: Granville Square, WC1

Granville Square is a prominent tree lined square surrounded by period homes, located north of Kings Cross Road.


London’s Pocket Parks: St Andrew’s Gardens, WC1

A ramshackle old park that looks in need of some T&C with grave stones haphazardly sinking into the ground, this is St Andrew's Garden in Camden.


London’s Pocket Parks: Drury Lane Gardens, WC2

Like many pocket parks, this is the result of too many people dying too often -- it's a disused graveyard.


London’s Pocket Parks: Bunhill Fields Burial Ground

Just to the south of Old Street can be found one of London's oldest and greatest burial grounds, and one with a most unusual history.


London’s Pocket Parks: Aldgate Square, EC3

London's newest Pocket Park opened a couple of weeks ago, replacing an ugly road junction that was a legacy of 1960s thinking.


London’s Pocket Parks: Christchurch Greyfriars Churchyard

A gas lamp lit shady rectangle of grass providing relaxing seating next to a church for a She-Wolf.