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Brief description of site

This is a World War 1 memorial park designed and developed in 1926 by Sir Leslie Patrick Abercrombie as a memorial to the Fallen of Fleetwood and the surrounding area. Features include a sunken rose garden, three bowling greens and a war memorial.

Brief history of site

Fleetwood Memorial Park was developed out of the earlier Warrenhurst Park, itself an early-20th-century park. The park was later extended slightly at its north-west corner to incorporate part of the garden of the former house known as Warrenhurst.

Location information:

Address: Highbury Avenue, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 7HE

Local Authorities:

Lancashire; Wyre

Historical County: Lancashire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 102 Grid Ref: SD329474
Latitude: 53.9184 Longitude: -3.02313

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal park, open daily 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: 1902

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 7

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