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Fassett Square

Fassett Square
(Photo: Diana Jarvis)

The Garden

This garden, which inspired the setting for the BBC's EastEnders, 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 its 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 city.

Gardening Coordinator: Nancy Raeburn

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Visitor Information

Sunday 10:00–17:00
Refreshments (home bakes, hot and cold drinks). Tours available 10am-1pm.
Picnics allowed.
North end of square
Nearest postcode: E8 1DQ
Map of nearby bus stops
Hackney Downs, Dalston Kingsland, Dalston Junction
Shallow gravel path throughout garden. Steps at entrance to Bruno Court.
Working assistance dogs only

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