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Walthamstow Town Hall Complex and Chestnuts Sports Ground (also known as Chestnuts Farm Estate)

Introduction

The buildings are fronted by a centrally placed fountain within a large circular basin; originally a pond, the fountain was installed in 1953 for Queen Elizabeth II's coronation and had red, white and blue underwater lighting. Beyond this are sloping lawns laid out with ornamental beds on either side of the driveway that leading from the entrance gates on Forest Road.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Walthamstow Central (Victoria). Rail: Walthamstow Central; Wood Street. Bus: 123, 275

Owners

LB Waltham Forest

Key Information

Type

Public Park

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Survival

Extant

Hectares

8.39

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust