The Oval, Bexley 9121

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

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.

History

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.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Sidcup then bus. Bus: 51.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust