Faraday Gardens 8741

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Features of Faraday Gardens include a number of trees and a children's playground. The site is within Liverpool Grove conservation area.

History

Faraday Gardens opened in July 1905. The land was originally part of St Peter's Churchyard, which became a public garden in 1895. The Ecclesiastical Commissioners set aside this area for public recreation when they were developing the area. The gardens were named after the chemist and physicist Michael Faraday, who was born in Newington Butts in 1791 and lived in the area.

Visitor Facilities

The site is open from 7.30am - sunset.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The site is open from 7.30am - sunset.

Directions

Rail/Tube: Elephant & Castle (Northern, Bakerloo) then bus. Bus: 12, 35, 40, 45, 68, 171, 176, 468.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust