Green spaces in the district

Discover the pockets of green space that you can enjoy and take time to revitalise.

Visit the historic garden squares in the district and you can even spend some time at nearby Hyde Park.

Grosvenor Square

Grosvenor Square
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The largest garden square in the Oxford Street District and second largest in London. The square is also has a statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States, and was previously home to the American Embassy.
Grosvenor Square is managed by the Grosvenor Estate, and you can find out more about the square on the Grosvenor website.

Cavendish Square

Cavendish Square
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Developed in 1717, the public garden square holds much history. The square has even been referenced in some of Charles Dickens’ books.
Learn more about the square on the Westminster Parks website.

Hanover Square

Hanover Square
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Hanover Square was the first garden square to be laid out in the West End. Given the square’s proximity to Oxford Circus, it provides a restful space at the heart of the district. With the opening of the Elizabeth Line in 2021, the square is undergoing some changes to restore the garden square while creating more space for pedestrians.
Find out more about the Hanover Square project on the Hanover Square Public Realm Improvement Scheme website.

Soho Square

Soho Square
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Soho square sits just to the south of Oxford Street, providing a place of quiet and greenery. At the centre of this square sits a quirky Tudor-style hut, which was first built in 1895.
Learn more about the square on the Westminster Parks website.

Hyde Park

Hyde Park
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Discover one of the most well-known Royal Parks. Although it is usually host to Winter Wonderland at this time of year, this expansive park will charm you with its own wonder. You can visit Speakers’ Corner and continue through to Kensington Gardens.