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Beverley Park Kingston

Summary

Beverley Park was laid out in c.1890 on part of the land that used to be Hoppinghood Farm, demolished in 1911, part of whose land is also now Malden Golf Course. The park has a pavilion and tennis courts, open grass, some mature trees and an extensive rose garden in the south west corner. The Beverley Brook flows along its eastern boundary and on the other side of the stream are school playing fields and sports grounds. An avenue of trees runs east-west across the centre of the park and there are various specimen trees including catalpa, gingko, oak, copper beech as well as conifers and a number of raised beds at the entrances.

Basic Details

Site location:
off Burlington Road/Park View, New Malden

Postcode:
KT3 4AX ( Google Map)

Type of site:
Public Park

Date(s):
c.1890

Designer(s):

Listed structures:
None

Borough:
Kingston

Site ownership:
RB Kingston

Site management:
Grounds maintenance contractor: Quadron Services Ltd

Open to public?
Yes

Opening times:
unrestricted

Special conditions:

Facilities:
Playground, cricket, football pitches, tennis courts, toilets

Events:

Public transport:
Rail: New Malden.

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/04/2012
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.kingston.gov.uk/browse/environment/parks/recreation_sites

Further Information

Grid ref:
TQ219685

Size in hectares:
7.1

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:
No

Tree Preservation Order:
No

Nature Conservation Area:
No

Green Belt:
No

Metropolitan Open Land:
Yes

Special Policy Area:
No

Other LA designation:
None

Fuller information

The pavilion is currently leased and shared between sports clubs and the Learning Land Play Nursery.

Sources consulted:

M Bellus, 'Kingston Then and Now', London, 1977

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