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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Cadogan Place North Garden

Cadogan Place North Garden
(Photo: Faiqa Syed)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00
Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Sculpture by David Wynn. Music and refreshments in adjacent Cadogan Place South Garden.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Opposite 55 Sloane Street
Nearest postcode: SW1X 9SR

Buses

C1, 19, 22, 137, 452

Station

Knightsbridge

Cycle hire station

Pont Street (Map)

Public toilets

Sloane Square (automatic) (Map)
Saturday 00:00-24:00
Sunday 00:00-24:00

Access

Good access from Sloane Street.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

Henry Holland laid out the buildings and gardens of Cadogan Place from 1777 and Humphry Repton formed the ‘north’ garden in 1806 featuring hollows, hillocks and gently winding paths. Railings were removed to contribute to the WW2 war effort, with part of the garden requisitioned to host a barrage balloon in 1939. In May 1942 the War Office took over the entire garden to station tanks, anti-aircraft guns and troops. In the 1970s the garden was relandscaped when an underground car park was built beneath it. The now shallow soil presents interesting horticultural challenges and opportunities. The garden features some unusual trees, including a Brazilian pepper tree (Schinus molle) and a chinaberry tree (Melia azedarach).

Head of Gardening: Peter Oates
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00
Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Sculpture by David Wynn. Music and refreshments in adjacent Cadogan Place South Garden.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Opposite 55 Sloane Street
Nearest postcode: SW1X 9SR

Buses

C1, 19, 22, 137, 452

Station

Knightsbridge

Cycle hire station

Pont Street (Map)

Public toilets

Sloane Square (automatic) (Map)
Saturday 00:00-24:00
Sunday 00:00-24:00

Access

Good access from Sloane Street.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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