Marlborough Sports Garden

11-25 Union Street, SE1 1SD

Marlborough Sports Garden is a fantastic public open space a few minutes walk from London Bridge station. The history of the Marlborough Sports Garden owes its existence to Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan, Duchess of Marlborough, who decreed that “Surplus land from an insanitary area between Borough High Street and Red Cross Street should be used as a recreation ground”. The park was opened in 1921.

Managed by Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST), the park has a football pitch, basketball facilities, table tennis tables, netball court, and seating areas.

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