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Green Park


Green Park was created in 1668 and extends north from the Mall and Constitution Hill to Piccadilly; it is 53 acres in size and triangular in shape. Originally added to the Royal Parks by Charles II, it replaced St James's Park as the fashionable resort of society. Reduced in size by George III in 1767 to enlarge the gardens of Buckingham Palace, it was then known occasionally as Upper St James's Park. The name seems to have been derived from the grass that grew all around'.

The station was opened as DOVER STREET on 15 December 1906 and re-named GREEN PARK with a re-sited entrance in Piccadilly and next to the park 18 September 1933.

Green Park

Piccadilly, at the future site of Green Park station entrances on either side of the road, has changed little since the date of this picture in the late 1920s. The station entrance was then in Dover Street.





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