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London Open Gardens 8-9 June 2024

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Fitzroy Square

Fitzroy Square
(Photo: Lynne Eva)

The Garden

Fitzroy Square is one of London’s finest squares and the only one designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of Grafton, who commissioned Adam to design the houses for a new London square in the late 18th century. Many famous artists, writers and statesmen have lived here, including Victorian prime minister Lord Salisbury and writers George Bernard Shaw and Virginia Woolf, who both lived at no. 29 at different times. The square has been restored over the last 40 years, including the circular stone plinth and railings - restored to the original design - and a new children’s play area.

Garden Director: Ms H Eyles & Ms L Kemp

Further information on London Parks & Gardens Inventory

Visitor Information

Sunday 10:00–18:00
Booklet for sale with information on the square and its history.
Picnics allowed.
North side of Fitzroy Square, off Warren Street
Nearest postcode: W1T 6EF
Map of nearby bus stops
Warren Street, Great Portland Street
Cycle hire station
Warren Street Station (Map)
Public toilets
Euston Station (Map)
Open Saturday 04:30-02:00
Open Sunday 05:15-01:35
Working assistance dogs only

Getting here

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