Memorial Garden, Stockwell (also known as Stockwell Terrace)9106

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

Now rather isolated amid heavy traffic, Stockwell Memorial Garden is a small triangular space surrounding a fine white stone World War 1 memorial.

History

The site was laid out c.1920 when the site at Stockwell Terrace was conveyed to Lambeth Borough Council. In 1928 it is described as having lawns and flower beds and 'very attractive'. A mural unveiled in 2001 commemorates Violette Szabó, GC, and Stockwell residents who died in World War 2.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Stockwell (Victoria). Bus: 2, 155, 88, 345
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century