Franks Park (also known as Belvedere Park)7798

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The park comprises an area of woodland that was formerly part of the estate of Belvedere Park.

History

Franks Park was established after the land was purchased by Erith Council in 1920. It is named after Frank Beadle, a local philanthropist, who donated money for its purchase. It was formerly part of Belvedere Park, which stood near Upper Park Road, the house used as the Royal Alfred Merchant Seaman's Institution between 1865-1959 .

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Belvedere. Bus: 469, 492
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)