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Brompton Park Hammersmith & Fulham
   
Summary: A private park open to the public, Brompton Park is a small open space at the south end of the Brompton Park Crescent Estate created in the 1980s. The gated estate was built on the site of the West London Free Hospital, later the Brompton Hospital, which was laid out with internal open spaces. The plane trees in the park and on the estate survive from that time.
Previous / Other name:
Site location: Seagrave Road, Brompton Park Crescent Estate
Postcode: SW6 > Google Map
Type of site: Public Park
Date(s): 1980s
Designer(s):
Listed structures:
Borough: Hammersmith & Fulham
Site ownership: Wood Group of Companies
Site management: Wood Management; Brompton Park Crescent Residents Association
Open to public? Yes
Opening times: 9am to around an hour before dusk
Special conditions: no dogs and no ball games
Facilities: play equipment
Events:
Public transport: London Overground/Tube (District): West Brompton
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/04/2004
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.bromptonpark.org.uk

Fuller information:

The effect of the mature trees in the park produces what looks like a narrow grassed carriageway leading south to north across the park. The edges of the park have been laid out as shrubs and flower beds, and some of this planting such as the Pampas grass might derive from the original layout. On its north, south and east sides, the park is bounded by low iron railings and overlooked by four-storey flats, predominantly in black and white with bold details. On the east is a new wall of yellow brick and iron railings with an engraved and painted slate panel giving the name of the park. Between this wall and the park is a small area with under 5s equipment. Residents of the estate have use of the communal gym and swimming pool.

Sources consulted:

Grid ref: TQ255776
Size in hectares: 0.84
   
On EH National Register : No
EH grade:
Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
Registered common or village green
on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No
Protected under London Squares
Preservation Act 1931:
No
 
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:
In Conservation Area: No
Conservation Area name:
Tree Preservation Order: Not known
Nature Conservation Area: No
Green Belt: No
Metropolitan Open Land: No
Special Policy Area: No
Other LA designation: Small Local Park; Open Space of Borough-wide Importance
   

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