Violet Hill Gardens
Welcome to Violet Hill Gardens.
To view a copy of the Management Plan for this site online click on the link.
Who manages the gardens?
The garden is managed by the City of Westminster's Parks Service.
Violet Hill / Abbey Gardens, London, NW8 9EB. Please scroll down to the bottom of the page for a location map.
The nearest tube is Maida Vale on the Bakerloo line and this is a five minute walk away across Edgware Road.
The nearest Bus routes are the 139 and 189 which run along Abbey Road. It is a short walk then down Abbey Gardens.
Formal Lawns, Bedding and ornamental shrubs.
Playground (3 to 11 years of age)
Public Conveniences with baby changing and disabled toilet.
Equipment age range - 3 to 11 years
Sand pit - No
Paddling pool - No
Children's toilet - Yes Public Toilet on site)
Manned site - Yes
Adults admitted - Only if accompanying children
Dogs admitted - No
Seating - Yes
Drinking Fountain - Yes
Equipment - Inspection and Maintenance
Westminster has a very thorough inspection and maintenance policy for its playgrounds. We believe that the safety of the users is paramount. To view the Inspection and Maintenance regime please click on the link
The garden was built on the site of an old school in 1952 and opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother the same year.
The garden has recently undergone a number of works which include an upgrade of the 1950's public convenience to include disabled and baby changing facilities.
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