This Green Flag memorial garden is part of the William Brown Street conservation area in the city centre, and lies adjacent to the magnificent St George’s Hall.
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Facilities and attractions
It’s a beautiful place to relax or have a picnic, and escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre. The gardens also have an active park friends group.
Formerly a church and cemetery, the terraced sculpture gardens display listed monuments from the late Victorian and Edwardian era. They include:
- Alexander Balfour monument, a merchant shipowner.
- Regimental monument, memorial to the King’s Liverpool Regiment.
- William Gladstone monument, who was Prime Minister and born in Rodney Street.
- James Nugent monument, a founder of schools and orphanages.
- Thomas Lester, founder of Kirkdale Industrial School for children of the working classes and of Stanley Hospital.
- Arthur Forwood, merchant and shipowner, Liverpool’s mayor and conservative MP.
- William Rathbone, founder of the district nursing movement and the University of Liverpool.
- Main park
- Open all year round, 24 hours a day.
How to get there
- Foot and road
- There are pedestrian entrances at William Brown Street and St John's Lane in the city centre.
- The nearest train station is Liverpool Lime Street (0.2 miles)