This week our Map of the Week takes us to Valentines Park. It was opened in 1898 after Ilford Council bought land from the owners of Valentines Mansion.
At this time Ilford was a fast developing suburb and the Council wanted recreation space for its residents. The Council gradually bought up more of the estate and in 1912, the Mansion itself.
Title – Valentines Park
Associated Dates– 1927
Location – On display- Redbridge Museum, Central Library 1st Floor
Opening times – Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm & Saturday 10am-4pm
Website – go to our webpage
Post Author: A. Deo