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Castelnau Recreation Ground Richmond
Summary: Castelnau Recreation Ground predates the amalgamation of Barnes within Richmond Council and has some of hedging reminiscent of older hedgerow. It is a small park behind housing, hedged to the boundaries and laid to grass, with undulating paths, shrubs and ornamental grasses, but with no mature trees. Facilities include a popular paddling pool. The entrance is through utilitarian metal gates.
Previous / Other name:
Site location: Washington Road/Barnes Avenue
Postcode: SW13 9AA > Google Map
Type of site: Public Park
Date(s): C20th
Listed structures:
Borough: Richmond
Site ownership: LB Richmond
Site management: Environment Planning & Review, Parks and Open Spaces
Open to public? Yes
Opening times: Mon - Sat: 7.30am - dusk/Sun & Bank Hols: 9am - dusk
Special conditions:
Facilities: Playground, paddling pool (open summer months)
Public transport: Tube: Hammersmith (Metropolitan & City, Piccadilly) then bus. Bus: 33, 72, 485
The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/11/2010
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news.

Fuller information:

Sources consulted:

LB Richmond Parks booklet
Grid ref: TQ223774
Size in hectares: 1.16
On EH National Register : No
EH grade:
Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
Registered common or village green
on Commons Registration Act 1965:
Protected under London Squares
Preservation Act 1931:
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: No
Nature Conservation Area: No
Green Belt: No
Metropolitan Open Land: No
Special Policy Area: No
Other LA designation: Open Land of Townscape Importance

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