Manchester Gardens (also known as Seven Sisters Gardens)8809

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Originally called Seven Sisters Gardens, it was laid out with a central grass plat with a small circular pool at its centre, with seating, perimeter walks, raised mixed borders and a small square pavilion. The garden was later renamed Manchester Gardens. Having become neglected, improvements were undertaken in 2008 and the gardens have been redesigned, although retain a formal layout.

History

The site was made public property by a deed of gift by Mr T A Mason in February 1925, on the condition that it should be laid out as a garden providing a restful retreat for the aged and infirm.

Visitor Facilities

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

Access Contact Details

The gardens are open from dawn to dusk.

Directions

Rail: Stamford Hill/Seven Sisters then bus. Tube: Seven Sisters (Victoria) then bus. Bus: 259, 279.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust