TQ3277 : Autumn in Burgess Park, near Camberwell

taken 2 years ago, near to Camberwell, Southwark, Great Britain

Autumn in Burgess Park, near Camberwell
Autumn in Burgess Park, near Camberwell
An image taken in Burgess Park on a November day. Leaves were turning gold, and starting to fall 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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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 November, 2019   (more nearby)
Thursday, 14 November, 2019
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Season (from Tags)
Place (from Tags)
South East London  Burgess Park 
Near (from Tags)
Peckham  Walworth  Camberwell 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3288 7761 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.9106N 0:5.2670W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3290 7762
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Autumn Tree Colours  Autumn Tree Colour  Autumn Trees  Autumn Colour  Autumn Colours 

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