The Making of a Modern Park

The story of the post-war creation of Burgess Park, told by some of the prime instigators – Joyce Bellamy, OBE, former head of parks for GLC, Dave Sadler, former park manager, Robert Hadfield, formerly with Groundwork Southwark, revealing first-hand, the development of the park from its WWII bomb site beginnings through the multi-million pound 2010 make-over to the present day.

More details of the event can be found here.

1 thought on “The Making of a Modern Park

  1. So very interesting- I lived 1948-1963 in no:28 Cobourg Rd , which was on the side of the road which was demolished as slum clearance, and the site of which is now under the lake.

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