Silkstream Park 8058

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Silkstream Park is within the Watling Estate, a large LCC housing estate built in the 1920s, its design influenced by Arts and Crafts and the Garden City movement. Silkstream Park has natural landscaping either side of the Silk Stream, the banks of which have some mature trees, otherwise the park has grass and small areas of ornamental shrubs, with a few old oak and hawthorn from the time when there were fields and hedgerows here.

History

The park was one of a number of tracts of open space created through the estate, following the meandering course of Silk Stream and its tributary.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Burnt Oak (Northern). Bus: 32, 114, 226, 251.
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust