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Brief description of site

The Memorial Park, Herne Bay is an urban park containing sports and recreational areas. The area is currently the focus of a regeneration scheme to improve facilities and access.

Brief history of site

The Memorial Park Kings Road, Herne Bay, was an area of reclaimed marshland that was donated by Mr F G Hopkins in 1919.

Location information:

Address: King's Road, Herne Bay, CT6 5RP

Local Authorities:

Kent; Canterbury; Herne and

Historical County: Kent

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 179 Grid Ref: TR175679
Latitude: 51.3685 Longitude: 1.12331

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal space for general public use.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: memorial garden

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1919

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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