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This garden features a central pond surrounded by a small area of grass with a mix of shrub and herbaceous planting. There are several benches including some with tables as well as play equipment for children to enjoy. A large green wall on an adjacent building extends the greenery beyond ground level.

Getting here

Nearest tube: Tower Gateway, Tower Hill or Aldgate.

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History

Portsoken Street Garden is one of the King George’s Fields sites which were set up by the Lord Mayor of London in 1936 to commemorate King George V. The foundation was created to carry his name forward by dedicating playing fields for the use and enjoyment of the people.