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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Fassett Square

Fassett Square
(Photo: Gavin Gardiner)
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

To be confirmed

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

This garden, which inspired the setting for the BBC's EastEnders programme, has been lovingly restored to its former glory by local residents. The square still has its original Victorian layout of paths which wind round island beds and lawns. Many original lime trees can also be found around the perimeter. In the far corner of the square sits the Grade II-listed Bruno Court, influenced by the Bauhaus school of architecture, which was once part of Hackney's former German Hospital. It was converted into flats in 1999 and features a roof terrace with a panoramic view of the capital.

Gardener: Nancy Raeburn
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

To be confirmed

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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