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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Fassett Square

Fassett Square
(Photo: Gavin Gardiner)
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Refreshments (home bakes, hot and cold drinks). Tours available 10am-1pm.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

North end of square
Nearest postcode: E8 1DQ

Buses

38, 242, 277+ 30, 56, 236

Stations

Hackney Downs, Dalston Kingsland, Dalston Junction

Access

Shallow gravel path throughout the garden.Steps at entrance to Bruno Court.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

Local residents have lovingly restored this garden, which inspired the stage set for the BBC’s EastEnders programme, to its former glory. The square has retained its original Victorian layout of paths winding round island beds and lawns, as well as many original lime trees around the perimeter. Bruno Court, on the north-west corner of Fassett Square, is a Grade II listed former hospital building influenced by the Bauhaus school of architecture. It was converted into flats in 1999 and has a roof terrace with a panoramic view of London.

Gardener: Nancy Raeburn
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Refreshments (home bakes, hot and cold drinks). Tours available 10am-1pm.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

North end of square
Nearest postcode: E8 1DQ

Buses

38, 242, 277+ 30, 56, 236

Stations

Hackney Downs, Dalston Kingsland, Dalston Junction

Access

Shallow gravel path throughout the garden.Steps at entrance to Bruno Court.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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