TQ3377 : Spring blossom in Burgess Park

taken 5 years ago, near to Camberwell, Southwark, Great Britain

Spring blossom in Burgess Park
Spring blossom in Burgess Park
Young trees both sides of the main east-west path through the park, on the line of the old Surrey Canal. Another contributor took a similar photo at exactly the same time of year in 2011 TQ3377 : Springtime in Burgess Park.
Burgess Park
Burgess Park, in inner South East London, is unusual as it is a large park created on a "brownfield" site.

The area was previously occupied by streets, houses and light industry as well as a branch of the Surrey Canal. Plans to create a park here started in the 1940s. At the time, there was very little green open space in this part of inner city London.

The park gradually grew, but in rather haphazard fashion with decaying, abandoned roads still cutting into the park. In 2011-2012 the park closed for about a year so that major work could be done to regenerate the park.
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TQ3377, 307 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 18 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Paths  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 335 776 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.9447N 0:4.7125W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 334 776
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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