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King Edward Memorial Park (also known as Shadwell Park, King Edward VII Memorial Park)7870


King Edward Memorial Park occupies the site of the former Shadwell Fish Market Estate. Features include a bowling green.

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The park is open from 8am - dusk.


London Overground/DLR: Shadwell
  • Conservation Area
  • Reference: Wapping Wall


The site was acquired by the King Edward VII Memorial London Committee following the King's death in 1910. It was laid out with bowling greens, playgrounds, flower gardens, a bandstand, riverside promenade and a long balustraded terrace overlooking the park on the north boundary. A memorial to the King was placed on this terrace at the top of a flight of steps leading to the main area of the park. It was opened to the public on 24 June 1922 by King George V.


  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)