Lister Gardens 8800

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Lister Gardens is one of the smallest public garden in the borough and features ornamental flower beds, curving brick-edged beds largely planted with shrubs near the children's playground, a system of curving paths, tennis courts, and is surrounded by modern railings.


Opened in 1929 and laid out by West Ham Council, Lister Gardens was named after Lord Joseph Lister, founder of modern antiseptic surgery, who was born in Upton House, West Ham in 1827.

Visitor Facilities

The gardens are open from dawn until dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The gardens are open from dawn until dusk.


Tube: Plaistow (District, Hammersmith & City). Bus: 69, 241, 262, 473.


  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)


  • London Parks and Gardens Trust