Floating Pocket Park  

 
 
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Floating Pocket Park A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten section of the Grand Union Canal. Former Royal Horticultural Society Young Garden Designer of the Year Tony Woods led the design, creating the Floating Pocket Park as a decked garden and unusual green space; a peaceful oasis for people to enjoy. Reviving the canals, once the arteries of this part of the city, the floating platform includes a pavilion to provide support for plants and shade for visitors as well as an events area which can accommodate up to 120 people. Open lawn areas, nectar-rich mixed raised borders, communal seating, decked platforms and walkways not only encourage wildlife but also create a park where you can miraculously walk on water.

 

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Edgware Road Tube Station
 
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Paddington Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Paddington Railway Station
 
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Bell Street Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Colonnades NCP
 
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Hilton London Metropole Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  36% off
225 Edgware Road, W2 | 1 minute from Floating Pocket Park
The Hilton London Metropole is a large modern hotel on Edgware Road, nearby to Madame Tussauds, London Zoo, Hyde Park and Paddington Station, making it easily ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Paddington Hotel
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Praed street, W2 | 5 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
Originally built in 1854 - and thoroughly modernised in 2002 and again in 2012 - the Hilton London Paddington is a grand Victorian hotel that's certainly ... More
 
 
 
Hotel Indigo London Paddington
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £79  26% off
16 London Street, W2 | 5 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 | 16 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 17 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 19 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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Lords Cricket Ground St. Johns Wood Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 13 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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W2 | Same location as Floating Pocket Park
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1 Edgware Road Subway, Bayswater, London W2 | 2 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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London > Shopping > Markets
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Connaught Street, W2 | 8 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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5 Merchant Square, Unit 53, W2 | 1 minute from Floating Pocket Park
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13 Norfolk Place, Paddington, Paddington, London W2 | 2 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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13 Sale Place, Paddington, Paddington, London W2 | 3 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 18 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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308 Edgware Road, W2 | 3 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
27-29 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London W1H | 5 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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Victoria
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10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | 7 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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The Dog House
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62 Seymour Street , W1H | 11 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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535 Oxford Street, W1C | 14 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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50/54 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 15 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 16 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 22 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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54 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 22 minutes from Floating Pocket Park
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