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History of Hyde Park
Hyde Park was opened on May 21st 1904 having been given to Hyde Corporation by the Ashton family. The Ashton family were influential mill owners and one of the towns main employers who resided in Newton Lodge from it being built in about 1820 until 1890 when the family moved to Staffordshire.Hyde Park
Hyde Park is a green and peaceful oasis, just a few minutes walk from the bustling commercial centre of Hyde.The park is surrounded by residential properties and so provides an essential and valuable leisure and recreational resource for the local community.The towns’ bus and train stations are within easy walk of the park and there is parking available at the Lodge Lane entrance.The park has a popular enclosed play area for the younger visitors. Hyde Park is a nice, peaceful area, just a few minutes walk from the town centre of Hyde.The park is surrounded by residential properties, providing a valuable leisure and recreational resource for the whole community.The park has many different places for adults and children to enjoy the facilities within the park, a play area for the younger visitors and the Garden of Tranquillity available for people to enjoy the peacefulness of the park and its great scenery. Band concerts are featured throughout the summer months at Hyde Park as well as the extremely popular “Splendid Weekend” featuring Proms In The Park on the Saturday evening and on Sunday there is “Party in the Park” providing an extremely riveting fun day out for the whole family.The park is managed by Hyde and Longdendale District Assembly.