Backyard Holidays: Festival Gardens, St Paul’s, London


Festival Gardens was created in 1951 by Sir Albert Richardson as part of the City of London Corporation’s contribution to the Festival of Britain. The immediate area surrounding St Paul’s was originally a confined network of streets much like elsewhere in the City. As a result of damage and redevelopment following the 1939-45 world war the surrounding area was opened up with the original layout of the roads and buildings influencing the layout of the garden you see today.

These images are from the extension across New Change from St Paul’s, alongside Watling Street.

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