King George's Playing Field, Ealing, Greater London, England
Record Id: 9379
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
The playing field has the original metal gates with brick gate piers and heraldic stone plaques commemorating King George. The Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) runs along the western boundary and to the north is the ground of Southall Cricket Club, founded in 1887.
Brief history of site
King George's Playing Field is so-named from the funding received by Southall Borough Council from the King George's Fields Foundation, which was set up as a memorial following the King's death in 1936.
Address: Lady Margaret Road, Durdans Park, Southall, UB1 2QB
Locality: Greater London
Greater London; Ealing
Historical County: Middlesex
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||176||Grid Ref:||TQ128822|
Rail: Southall then bus. Bus: 105.
Opening contact details:
Opening is unrestricted.
Form of site: public park
Purpose of site: playing field
Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces
Site first created: After 1936
Main period of development: Mid 20th century
Site Size (Hectares): 9.1