This rather municipal looking open space in the middle of a housing estate has a remarkable story — it’s named after a holder of the Victoria Cross.
When the City’s largest roof garden opened a year ago, it was to be kept open in the evenings, and for a trial period, at weekends.
This decent sized municipal park in east London was once owned by distant Westminster Abbey, if you go back far enough.
This riverside park features a tall man made mound surrounded by a cluster of barrows offering views across south-east London.
This small side street park is an interesting park that was recently refurbished into its current rather bubbly appearance.
This otherwise fairly ordinary local park is a lingering relic of a grand Victorian pleasure garden that stretched all the way from the river to King’s Road.
This sunken 1960s style garden exists thanks in part to the diligence of German bombers, but also a Tudor wedding.
This is an elevated pocket park next to London Wall that’s both open to visit, but sufficiently off the obvious routes so hardly known.
Hidden behind a blue door lies one of London’s most charming little pocket parks.
When out for a walk, I often take photos of things then research them when I get home. Here is a pocket park that I was to learn comes with a tragic ending.
Ever engage in a bit of quick research thinking this wont be difficult and an hour later am screaming at how little seems to be known about it. That’s this pocket park.
This thin strip of land next to the busy roads of Bethnal Green is the rather inappropriately named Paradise Gardens.