King George's Field, City of London (also known as Portsoken Street Garden)8786

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

1980s re-landscaping consisted of a water feature with fountain and pools within circular brick walls, perimeter path, seating and planting of shrubs, bedding displays and trees. The garden was redesigned in 2010 to create a new play area, with an emphasis on introducing natural play.

History

Portsoken Street Garden was created after WWII with financial assistance from the King George's Fields Foundation, and is the smallest King George's Field in the country. The Foundation, set up as a memorial following the King's death in 1936, provided funding for the creation or improvement of a great many playing fields before it was dissolved in 1965, including £10,000 to the City for this site.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open from 8am - 7pm or dusk if earlier.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open from 8am - 7pm or dusk if earlier.

Directions

Tube: Tower Hill (Circle); Tower Gateway (DLR)