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St John's Island Site (also known as St John Street Triangle)9460

Brief Description

At one time enclosed by railings, by 1928 it was 'an asphalt area with a few trees'. Today there are mature plane trees, shrubs and a number of raised beds with low stone walls into which are set niches for seats.


This small triangular site known as St John's Island Site was donated for public use by deed gift in 1816, its maintenance later becoming the responsibility of Finsbury Borough Council.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.


Tube: Farringdon, Barbican (Hammersmith & City, Circle, Metropolitan). Rail: Farringdon, Barbican. Bus: 153


  • London Parks and Gardens Trust