Radipole Park & Gardens
Welcome to the website for Weymouth’s Radipole Park & Gardens run by the Friends group of the park.
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Two men transporting a variety of potted plants on a cart under a vine-covered pergola, with a caption about bringing flowers from hot houses in early spring in weymouth.

Discovering Images of Radipole Gardens Lost Past

Some might think that an odd title seeing as the gardens were only created during the 1930's, but if you're fan of good old Tony Robinson and Time Team, you'll know that sometimes it's easier to research, read and know more about centuries ago than it is our more recent history! Radipole park and gardens were created during the 1930's, a period between two World Wars, also a period of austerity and high unemployment. Schemes had been set up by the government of the day to enable councils to take advantage of cheap rate loans  to employ many of those men and women who were unable...

Vintage black and white photo of a park with people scattered around a pond, surrounded by open grassy areas and a distant housing development.

Oohhh Sweet Memories! Radipole Play Park and that Paddling Pool

This collection of old photos came to us via Weymouth Museum who have a vast set of images along with many historical items on the history of our area. Next time you're in Brewer's Quay pop in and say hi to them, there's even a book shop there that's free to browse. P.S. doing your family history...

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