Inventory Site Record

Southborough Open Space

Southborough Open Space (Bromley)

Brief Description

Southborough Open Space is a largely level area of mown grass enclosed with chain link fencing and bordered by trees and shrubs. The aspect to the west and south is semi-rural whereas local authority housing dominates the view to north and east. Immediately to the east is the area developed as Petts Wood Garden Suburb from the late 1920s and '30s.

Practical Information
Previous / Other name:
Southborough Recreation Ground
Site location:
Southborough Lane/Oxhawth Crescent, Petts Wood
Postcode:
BR2 8BH
Type of site:
Public Open Land
Borough:
Bromley
Open to public?
Yes
Opening times:
unrestricted
Special conditions:
Facilities:
Children’s play area
Events:
Public transport:
Rail: Petts Wood

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/12/2006
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.bromley.gov.uk

Full Site Description

Pending further research

Sources consulted:

Further Information (Planning and Conservation)
Grid ref:
TQ425670 (543555,167469)
Size in hectares:
Site ownership:
LB Bromley
Site management:
Leisure Services
Date(s):
?post 1950s
Designer(s):
Listed structures:
None
On National Heritage List for England (NHLE), Parks & Gardens:

No
Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:

No
Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:

No

Local Authority Data

The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.

On Local List:
No
In Conservation Area:
No
Tree Preservation Order:
Not known
Nature Conservation Area:
No
Green Belt:
No
Metropolitan Open Land:
No
Special Policy Area:
No
Other LA designation:
Urban Open Space

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