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William Barefoot Gardens 9167

Brief Description

At the entrance on Alliance Road are fine wrought iron gates with the Borough coat-of-arms. On a sloping site, the garden has an area of lawn at the base of the hill, with a path winding up through steep woodland and shrubbery to an entrance at the top of the hill.


This small public garden was laid out in the 1930s and opened in 1942, named after William Barefoot (1872-1941) who had been Mayor of Woolwich in 1925-27.

Visitor Facilities

The gardens are open from 9am - dusk.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The gardens are open from 9am - dusk.


Rail: Welling then bus. Bus: 51


  • London Parks and Gardens Trust