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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Crossbones Memorial Garden

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 11:00–15:00
Sunday 12:00–17:00

Activities

Visitors will be greeted by our volunteers wardens.  We have information available both on site and a recently installed ' Crossbones Timeline' on the perimeter of the site on Redcross Way.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Union Street, near junction with Red Cross Way.
Nearest postcode: SE1 1TA

Buses

21, 35, 40, 133, 343 + 344, 381, RV1

Stations

Borough, London Bridge

Cycle hire station

Hop Exchange (Map)

Public toilets

John Harvard Local Studies Library (Map)
Saturday 09:00-17:00
Sunday 12:00-16:00

Access

Wheelchair-accessible from Union Street. The nature of the garden means that there are some trip hazards, so visitors should be cautious.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

According to local lore, Crossbones was once the burial ground for the 'single women', also known as 'Winchester Geese' who worked in Bankside's stews (brothels) licensed by the Bishop of Winchester.  More than 60% of the burials at the site were paupers' children.

Friends of Crossbones campaigned for many years to open the site as a garden of remembrance. BOST now has a short-term lease for this historic site from Transport for London and works in partnership with the Friends of Crossbones to enhance the garden, create educational activities and events and steer it towards being a permanent garden of remembrance.

Volunteer Garden Warden: TBC
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 11:00–15:00
Sunday 12:00–17:00

Activities

Visitors will be greeted by our volunteers wardens.  We have information available both on site and a recently installed ' Crossbones Timeline' on the perimeter of the site on Redcross Way.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Union Street, near junction with Red Cross Way.
Nearest postcode: SE1 1TA

Buses

21, 35, 40, 133, 343 + 344, 381, RV1

Stations

Borough, London Bridge

Cycle hire station

Hop Exchange (Map)

Public toilets

John Harvard Local Studies Library (Map)
Saturday 09:00-17:00
Sunday 12:00-16:00

Access

Wheelchair-accessible from Union Street. The nature of the garden means that there are some trip hazards, so visitors should be cautious.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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