Our Mission and Strategic Direction

The London Parks and Gardens Trust (LPGT) is a registered charity, affiliated to the national Gardens Trust (GT). The LPGT seeks to: 

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Park Square and Crescent, Sunday 12 May: Walk led by Ric Glenn

Park Square and Park Crescent Gardens are two of the grandest gardens at Regent's Park and two of the larger communal garden squares in London. Designed by John Nash, they retain most of their original layout and have been managed since 1824 by the Crown Estate Paving Commission. A particular highlight is the Nursemaids’ Tunnel, an early pedestrian underpass connecting Park Square to Park Crescent..

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Duck Island Cottage
St James's Park
London SW1A 2BJ
Telephone 020 7839 3969

The office is open Tuesday to Thursday, 10am to 3pm.

London Historic Parks & Gardens Trust is a registered charity, no1042337, and a company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales, no 2935176.

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We rely on contributions, grants, sponsorship, subscriptions and bequests. If you value our work, please make a donation on line. All donations are gratefully received, and will be dedicated to the Trust’s aims and objectives.


Campaigns: Victoria Tower Gardens

The planning application for the UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in Victoria Tower Gardens has now been submitted.

We have been working with the Save Victoria Tower Gardens and Thorney Island Society campaign groups to oppose this application on the basis that the memorial will compromise an important green space and would be better sited elsewhere. 

Read our full objection letter including plans plus our conservation and significance statement, and view our dedicated web page for the latest information.

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