King George's Recreation Ground, Sidcup (also known as King George's Field)7881

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

King George's Field consists of open playing fields with a large playground at the west end.

History

The park was created by Chislehurst and Sidcup UDC under the provision of the King George's Fields Foundation, which provided a sum of £600 towards the cost of the site. 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. The land, formerly used as allotments, was conveyed in July 1949 and the site was officially opened in 1955

Visitor Facilities

The park is open from 8am - dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open from 8am - dusk.

Directions

Rail: Sidcup then bus. Bus: 51, 160, 229, 233, 269, 286, 492.