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Inventory Site Record

Holly Park Estate (Islington)

Brief Description

The Holly Park Estate was built in 1952 retaining original parkland trees from the earlier landscape, which include mature pedunculate and Turkey oak, beech and plane trees in the areas between blocks of flats. There are also thickets of holly and dog rose. The estate landscaping comprises grass, trees and paths that run through it, with a number of play areas provided.

Practical Information
Site location:
Holly Park/Crouch Hill
Postcode:
N4
What 3 Words:
field.danger.bump
Type of site:
Housing/Estate Landscaping
Borough:
Islington
Open to public?
Yes
Opening times:
for residents use, although there is public access through the estate
Special conditions:
Facilities:
Children's play facilities for residents
Events:
Public transport:
London Overground: Crouch Hill. Bus: W7
Research updated:
01/11/2004
Last minor changes:
19/07/2023

Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.islington.gov.uk

Full Site Description

Pending further research

Sources consulted:

Michael Waite, John Archer, 'Nature Conservation in Islington', Ecology Handbook 19 (London Ecology Unit), 1992

Further Information (Planning and Conservation)
Grid ref:
TQ304876 (530560,187640)
Size in hectares:
3.3
Site ownership:
LB Islington
Site management:
Housing Department
Date(s):
1952
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:
Yes - Borough Importance II
Green Belt:
No
Metropolitan Open Land:
No
Special Policy Area:
No
Other LA designation:
Shopping Policy Area

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