Victoria Park voted best in the capital
Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, has been voted the
capital’s favourite park in this year’s prestigious People’s Choice
Award (September 21).
Twelve million pounds is being invested into Victoria Park’s
restoration. Predominantly funded by the council, with addition
funding from the Big Lottery Funding and Heritage Lottery Fund,
this represents the biggest investment in Victoria Park since its
creation in the 1840s.
In addition Mile End Park won the award for
innovation, acknowledging the park’s outstanding contribution to
the local community.
September 22, 2011