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St George's Gardens

Cannon Street Road, London, E1 0BH

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include seating areas, war memorial and children's play ground. There are new pedestrian routes north to south linking Cable Street with The Highway and the swimming pool.
  • Comments View
    • The former churchyard grounds surround the Nicholas Hawksmoor designed Church of St George-in-the-East. They have recently been refurbished and conserved.
    • The park is also the location of the large-scale mural to commemorate the scene of the Cable Street Riots (by the entrance adjacent to the Town Hall on Cable Street).

Opening Times

  • The gardens are open dawn till dusk.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the borough.
  • This venue is situated in Tower Hamlets.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Shadwell DLR.
  • The nearest underground station is Whitechapel.
  • Comments View
    • The park is bounded by, and has entrances in, Cable Street to the north, Angel Mews to the east, The Highway to the south and Cannon Street Road to the west.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Tobacco Dock multi-storey.
    • The car park is located on Wapping Lane, off The Highway.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a steep uphill gradient between the car park on Wapping Lane and the entrance to the St George's Gardens on The Highway.

Access Point (Cable Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the right of St George's Town Hall.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 140cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately after the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Access Point (Angel Mews)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located leading from the pedestrian area of Angel Mews.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.

Access Point (The Highway)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located from The Highway, opposite Wapping Lane.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately after the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • Comments View
    • There are wide gates held open at the entrance.

Access Point (Swimming Pool Car Park)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located leading from the swimming pool car park.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • The gates at the entrance are held open when the park is open.

Access Point (Cannon Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located leading from the driveway up to the church.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • This is no gate at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading along Cannon Street.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • Some of the historic paving around the church can be uneven.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, tarmac and concrete surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)