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The London Parks and Gardens Trust (LPGT) is a registered charity, affiliated to the national Gardens Trust (GT). The LPGT seeks to: 

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Monday 10th February 7pm

Lecture: Greenwich Park Revealed

Graham Dear

Development phase funding from the HLF/BIG “Parks for People” fund has provided the opportunity for the Royal Parks to explore proposals for the possible restoration of the Giant Steps and parterre banks of Greenwich Park. They are the key landscape features of the 17th century Baroque landscape envisioned by Charles II, Sir William Boreman, and André Le Nôtre. However, they are now subdued elements within the maritime Greenwich World Site and require action to ensure their survival for future generations.

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Duck Island Cottage
St James's Park
London SW1A 2BJ
Telephone 020 7839 3969
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London Historic Parks & Gardens Trust is a registered charity, no1042337, and a company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales, no 2935176.

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Campaigns: Victoria Tower Gardens

The UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre has been called in without a decision from Westminster City Council.

View our dedicated web page for the latest information.

We have been working with the Save Victoria Tower Gardens and Thorney Island Society campaign groups to oppose this application on the basis that the memorial will compromise an important green space and would be better sited elsewhere. 

Read our full objection letter including plans plus our conservation and significance statement.

Sharing Repton

ThumbnailEngaging new audiences in the care and celebration of parks and gardens.
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The Sharing Repton project is one of five national pilots funded by the National Heritage Lottery Fund. LPGT worked in collaboration with English Heritage, The Gardens Trust, and three refugee groups to engage new audiences in the care and celebration of parks and gardens. This project took place in two parts, firstly at Kenwood House and then in Russell Square. This film shows part of the project that took place in Russell Square in May 2019. We created the film to show some of the potential benefits that derive from supporting the trust, whether through membership, donations, buying tickets to Open Garden Squares Weekend or other fund-raising events.

Watch the Film    Read Linden Groves' Article

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