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Queen's Park wins Green Flag status for the 19th year

PUBLISHED: 11:10 04 August 2015 | UPDATED: 11:10 04 August 2015

Groundsman Dave Eales with animal keeper Laura Fergi and keeper Andy Mackie after they win the Green Flag Award for the 19th consecutive year

Groundsman Dave Eales with animal keeper Laura Fergi and keeper Andy Mackie after they win the Green Flag Award for the 19th consecutive year

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Queen's Park has won Green Flag status for the 19th consecutive year and picked up a prestigious Green Heritage Site award along the way.

The beauty spot is sits in 30 acre Victorian park, which has been managed by the City of London Corporation since 1887.

Now with six all-weather tennis courts, a pitch and putt course, a petanque pitch, an ornamental garden, a children’s playground with paddling pool, a small zoo and a cafe if offers a great day out for residents.

Green Flag awards are given out by a panel of expert judges for top facilities and excellent use of green space whilst Green Heritage Site status recognises the care and conservation of important historic sites.

Richard Gentry, City Corporation park manager, said: “I’m delighted that Queen’s Park has once again been recognised as one of the best run and well-loved green spaces in the UK. We are extremely proud of the park and it is testament to the hard work and dedication of the staff and volunteers who work throughout the year to maintain and protect this wonderful site.”

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