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Brief description of site

Now further separated by the M4 Flyover, the two sides of the park are quite different in character. To the north the park is open grassland used for playing fields with a pavilion and playgrounds.

Brief history of site

Carville Hall North and Carville Hall South were formed from the remains of the garden of Carville Hall. The estate was purchased by Middlesex County Council when the Great West Road was being constructed and in late 1919 the MCC sold the land not necessary for the new road to Brentford UDC to be laid out as an open space and war memorial. The park opened in 1923 as Carville Hall War Memorial Park.

Location information:

Address: Lionel Road, Clayponds Lane/Clayponds Avenue, W5

Locality: London

Local Authorities:

Greater London; Hounslow

Historical County: Middlesex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 176 Grid Ref: TQ184784
Latitude: 51.4922 Longitude: -0.29594

Directions:

London Overground/Tube (District): Gunnersbury then bus. Bus: H91

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The park is open from 8am - dusk.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: public park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1923

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 5.12

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