Film of the Month - Leathermarket Gardens

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Children playing in Leathermarket Gardens, 1958

Summary

A short news item produced by the BBC, showing the opening of Leathermarket Gardens on the 23 January 1958.

Date & time

Date:1 July 2019 to 30 July 2019

Time:10am to 5pm

Event Details

Address:211 Borough High Street
London

Post code:SE1 1JA

Tickets:Free

Telephone:020 7525 0232

Open hours:Mondays and Thursday 10am to 7pm
Tuesday and Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 3pm
Wednesday and Sunday closed.

Description

Leathermarket Gardens and shelter were erected as a memorial to Dr and Mrs Salter for their lifelong service to the area of Bermondsey. This short film includes the official opening with Edwin Bayliss, chairman of the LCC Parks Committee and Mayor Hendy and features children playing on the swings and slides. ©BBC / 1 min 36 secs / mute.

Transport

By Bus:C10, 21, 35, 40, 133, 343

By Tube:Borough, London Bridge

By Train:London Bridge

Map

Accessibility

Access for wheelchair usersAccess for wheelchair users

Assistance dogAssistance dogs welcome

Disability trainingDisability awareness training received

Positive about disabledPositive about disabled people

Seat availableSeat available

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