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Brief description of site

The park has its original railings, perimeter trees and formal planted areas.

Brief history of site

This is part of the St Quintin estate in North Kensington, which was developed from the late 1860s. Kensington Memorial Park opened in 1923, originally called St Mark's Park. The land was acquired for the purpose by the Kensington War Memorial Committee and the site was given to the London County Council who laid the park out mainly as a children's playground. Other recreational facilities were added over the years.

Location information:

Address: St Marks Road, W10

Locality: London

Local Authorities:

Greater London; Kensington and Chelsea

Historical County: Middlesex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 176 Grid Ref: TQ236817
Latitude: 51.5207 Longitude: -0.219921


Tube: Ladbroke Grove (Hammersmith & City) then bus.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The park is open from 7.30am - 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

Site Size (Hectares): 2.63

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