Emslie Horniman Pleasance Gardens 7781

London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

By 1996 the park was rundown, and funds from various sources were raised to restore the Voysey garden, provide new sports facilities and children's playground, gates, signage and fencing; the remainder was substantially redesigned with involvement from a number of artists.

History

Emslie Horniman Pleasance Gardens opened as a public park in 1914, designed by Charles Voysey and Madeline Agar, with a formal Spanish-style walled garden and an area of grass, trees and shrubs. The land was presented by Emslie John Horniman, Chelsea representative on the LCC and MP for Chelsea.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open from 7.30am - dusk (children's under-8s playground Tue-Fri 3-7pm; Sat 11am-5pm.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open from 7.30am - dusk (children's under-8s playground Tue-Fri 3-7pm; Sat 11am-5pm.

Directions

Tube: Ladbroke Grove (Hammersmith & City) then bus. London Overground/Tube (Bakerloo): Kensal Green.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century
Associated People

Just one person associated to Emslie Horniman Pleasance Gardens

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