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Rectory Gardens, Tower Hamlets (also known as St Anne's Rectory Gardens)8981

Brief Description

Now a public garden owned by Tower Hamlets Council., the roughly triangular site is bordered by the Limehouse Cut, London’s oldest canal built in 1766-9, with Commercial Road to the north and Docklands Light Railway viaduct, originally built for the London and Blackwall Railway, along its former southern boundary.


Rectory Gardens is on the site of the former garden of St Anne's Rectory, an early C18th house that was destroyed in WWII.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.


DLR: Limehouse.


  • London Parks and Gardens Trust