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Kensington Roof Garden

London's oldest and best roof garden, still known to many as 'Derry and Toms Roof Garden', recalling the name of the department store which commissioned the garden. The garden covers 1.5 acres and are 100ft above street level. It has ponds, bridges, walks, trees, shrubs and sitting areas. The design style is somewhere between the Victorian Mixed Style and the Arts and Crafts style. There is an English Woodland Garden with nearly 100 species of tree, Spanish Garden with fountains and Walled Tudor Garden. The Roof Garden was owned by Sir Richard Branson from 1981 to 2018 and was open to the public for this period.

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Photograph © Charlotte Weychan
Photograph © Charlotte Weychan
Photograph © Charlotte Weychan

99 High Street, Kensington, London, Greater London, England, W8 5SA

No longer open to the public

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