King George's Field, Ham (also known as Walnut Tree Meadow)7877

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The gate piers at the entrance have the standard heraldic stone plaques that denote all King George's Fields.

History

King George's Field takes its name from King George V who originally gave the land to the borough. King George's Fields Foundation was set up as a memorial following the King's death in 1936, and provided funding for the creation or improvement of a great many playing fields before it was finally dissolved in 1965. The Foundation provided a grant of £2,000 to Ham Borough Council for the 13.5 acre site.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open Mon - Sat: 7.30am - dusk/Sun & Bank Hols: 9am - dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open Mon - Sat: 7.30am - dusk/Sun & Bank Hols: 9am - dusk.

Directions

Bus: 371