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Nevern Square

Nevern Square
(Photo: Colin Wing)

The Garden

The garden was an integral part of the layout for Nevern Square, which was designed by William Graves and built from 1880-86. It was privately owned until 1974, when local residents formed a non-profit-making company to buy it. In 1978 the Kensington Improvement Act of 1851 was applied to the Square, ensuring a regular income for the garden's maintenance. The garden's seven magnificent plane trees probably formed part of the original planting, and there are 28 other tree varieties. The simple layout comprises a large lawn with a circular central bed, surrounded by gravel paths and borders planted with shrubs and herbaceous plants. 

Gardener: Joseph Jones

Further information on London Parks & Gardens Inventory

Visitor Information

Sunday 12:00–17:00
There is a small children's play area.
Picnics allowed.
East side of square
Nearest postcode: SW5 9NW
Map of nearby bus stops
Earl's Court
Cycle hire station
Trebovir Road (Map)
Public toilets
Earls Court Station (Map)
Open Saturday 08:00-18:00
Open Sunday 08:00-18:00
Gravel paths
Working assistance dogs only

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