Simons' Land

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Open green space is essential for our health and wellbeing, and we are delighted that more people than ever are now out and about enjoying OPT land.  With our commitment to the green agenda, OPT have no car parks, so why not take a cycle ride or a long walk.  Help us to keep our environment, our wildlife and you safe by considering a visit outside likely peak times.  All our green spaces are open. 

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OPT was gifted this property in 2007 by Mr John and Mrs Georgina Simons. Previously the land had been a garden to their boat mooring on the Thames, opposite Rose Island. 

On acquisition, the Trust arranged for the removal of fallen and dead tress and the construction of a board walk from the top of the garden sloping gently down to the river. Beautiful views of the Thames and the Trust's river meadows at Kennington can be admired. There is now public access, an interpretation board amd a seat at the top of the garden.

 

photo by Clive Shorter, 2010