TQ3378 : Autumn in Burgess Park

taken 3 years ago, near to Bermondsey, Southwark, Great Britain

Autumn in Burgess Park
Autumn in Burgess Park
An image taken in Burgess Park on a November day. Leaves were turning red and gold, and falling from the trees.
Burgess Park :: TQ3377

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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TQ3378, 239 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 November, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 14 November, 2019
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Place (from Tags)
South East London  Burgess Park 
Near (from Tags)
Peckham  Walworth  Camberwell 
Season (from Tags)
Autumn 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tree 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3348 7808 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.1556N 0:4.7382W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3348 7807
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Autumn Tree Colour  Autumn Colour  Autumn Colours  Autumn Trees  Autumn Tree Colours  Park 

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