The parade faces a crescent of residential houses across the garden, which is laid to grass with cut beds, ornamental trees and tarmac paths with grass verges. The beds are planted with roses and a circular central bed, also planted with roses, is encircled by a tarmac path with wooden seats.
- Access & Directions
Access Contact DetailsOpening is unrestricted.
DirectionsRail: Sidcup then bus. Bus: 51.
The Oval is a lozenge of garden laid out between a crescent-shaped parade of Mock-Tudor shops built in 1933, laid out as part of the New Ideal Homesteads' Marlborough Park Estate on what had previously been farmland.
- Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
London Parks and Gardens Trust