Maurice Lea Memorial Park 8533

Swadlincote, England, Derbyshire, South Derbyshire

Brief Description

Features of Maurice Lea Memorial Park include a children's play area, facilities for tennis, football netball and bowls.

History

Herbert Lea, a local entrepreneur, gave the park to the community in memory of his son, who died in France during World War 1. A restoration project undertaken from 2005 was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)