Abbey Hill Park 7629

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The park is bounded to the south by South East Railways Dartford Loop line, from which it is screened by trees.The entrance from Canterbury Avenue is lined with shrubs and the park consists of an area of level grassland with a small circular area left unmown in summer. Since 2007 a former allotment site that is now Millennium woodland has been added to the park.

History

Farmland up to the 20th century, Abbey Hill Park became public open space between the two World Wars as the area was developed for housing. It is named from a property called Abbeyhill to the north shown on old maps surrounded by fields.

Visitor Facilities

The site is open from 8 am to dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The site is open from 8 am to dusk.

Directions

Rail: Sidcup. Bus: 229
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust