King George's Recreation Ground, Chessington (also known as King George's Playing Fields)7880

London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

This large area of open space is named after King George V whose jubilee in 1935 was commemorated in Jubilee Way. The park is largely grassed with scattered mature trees including oak. Near the bowling green are a number of rose beds, and some new planting of trees in the southern field. The park is bounded to Jubilee Way by fencing.

History

King George's Fields Foundation was set up to commemorate the King's death in 1936 and provided funding for the creation or improvement of a great many playing fields, Surbiton Borough Council receiving a grant of £5,500 to lay out the 28.64 site.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Tolworth. Bus: K2