Memorial Park, Kensington (also known as St Mark's Park)7868

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The park has its original railings, perimeter trees and formal planted areas.

History

This is part of the St Quintin estate in North Kensington, which was developed from the late 1860s. Kensington Memorial Park opened in 1923, originally called St Mark's Park. The land was acquired for the purpose by the Kensington War Memorial Committee and the site was given to the London County Council who laid the park out mainly as a children's playground. Other recreational facilities were added over the years.

Visitor Facilities

The park is open from 7.30am - dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The park is open from 7.30am - dusk.

Directions

Tube: Ladbroke Grove (Hammersmith & City) then bus.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)