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Chelsea Bridge Garden Kensington & Chelsea

Summary

This small landscaped area on the west side of Chelsea Bridge between Chelsea Embankment and the river was formed soon after the embanking of the river by Sir Joseph Bazalgette in 1869-74. Chelsea Embankment was officially opened in May 1874 by Lieutenant Col Sir James MacNaughton Hogg, Chairman of the Metropolitan Board of Works. A second landscaped area on the east side of the bridge falls within the borough of Westminster. Both are overgrown with trees and shrubbery and largely inaccessible to the public.

Basic Details

Site location:
Chelsea Embankment

Postcode:
SW3 ( Google Map)

Type of site:
Public Gardens

Date(s):
1874

Designer(s):

Listed structures:
None

Borough:
Kensington & Chelsea

Site ownership:
RB Kensington & Chelsea

Site management:
RBKC Parks & Open Spaces

Open to public?
No

Opening times:
inaccessible

Special conditions:

Facilities:

Events:

Public transport:
Tube: Sloane Square (District, Circle)

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/06/2010
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.rbkc.gov.uk

Further Information

Grid ref:
TQ285779

Size in hectares:

Green Flag:
No

On EH National Register :
No

EH grade:
None

Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
No

Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No

Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:
No

Local Authority Data

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:
No

In Conservation Area:
Yes

Conservation Area name:
Thames

Tree Preservation Order:
No

Nature Conservation Area:
Yes - Metropolitan Importance

Green Belt:
No

Metropolitan Open Land:
No

Special Policy Area:
Yes - Thames Policy Area, Area of Metropolitan Importance

Other LA designation:
Thames Path

Fuller information

Sources consulted:

Bridget Cherry and Nikolaus Pevsner, 'The Buildings of England London 3: North West' (Penguin, 1999 ed)

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