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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Trinity Church Square

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 11:00–18:00

Activities

Access organised by TNRA, by kind permission of the Corporation of Trinity House. Yoga in the morning

Picnics allowed.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Nearest postcode: SE1 4HT

Buses

21, 35, 40, 133, 343, C10

Stations

Borough, Elephant & Castle, London Bridge

Cycle hire station

Harper Road (Map)

Public toilets

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

Access

Level entrance. Garden is mostly lawn

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

This formal garden square was built between 1824 and 1832 on land owned by the Corporation of Trinity House. The church is now the Henry Wood Hall, which is used for orchestral rehearsals. The garden is maintained by Trinity House and Trinity Newington Residents Association and contains one of the oldest outside statues in London, probably of Alfred the Great and possibly originally located in Westminster Hall. The garden has been open to residents since 1997 and has been well used since Trinity Street closed to through traffic in 2002. Most houses still owned by Trinity House have been converted into flats.

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 11:00–18:00

Activities

Access organised by TNRA, by kind permission of the Corporation of Trinity House. Yoga in the morning

Picnics allowed.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Nearest postcode: SE1 4HT

Buses

21, 35, 40, 133, 343, C10

Stations

Borough, Elephant & Castle, London Bridge

Cycle hire station

Harper Road (Map)

Public toilets

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

Access

Level entrance. Garden is mostly lawn

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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