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Mellows Park 7931

Introduction

Mellows Park is open grassland with hedged areas, flower beds and mature trees lining the perimeter and main internal paths. The remains of a World War 2 raid shelter survives in the south-west corner. A number of earlier features are now lost, including orchards and a rose garden.

Visitor Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Wallington. Bus: 157, 154, 455.
History

History

The park is named after Councillor Mellows and was laid out in 1930. The 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of 1867 shows the site as open land, part of the downs situated between Sandy Lane and Plough Lane, which convene to the north.

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust