Historic Parks

We have four registered historic parks and gardens of national importance and three locally listed parks and gardens.

These gardens are an important part of the heritage of the borough and environment. The four nationally registered parks and gardens are:

Applications for development within registered historic parks and gardens involve input from the Gardens Trust and sometimes Historic England.

Harrow Council has four locally listed parks and gardens which contribute to the character and local heritage of the borough.

Their boundaries and more information about them are available at the following links:

The historic parks and gardens registers have no statutory power, but the gardens are protected through national and local policies and guidance through development control procedures. More information on parks and gardens of historic interest in the borough can be found at London gardens trust.


The council is consulting until Friday 13th December on 15 proposed new locally listed parks and gardens for the following areas:

  1. St John the Evangelist and  Old Stanmore Church churchyard, Stanmore
  2. Waxwell Close and the gardens to Waxwell Farmhouse, Pinner
  3. The Cedars Open Space, Uxbridge Road, Harrow Weald
  4. Byron Recreation Ground and Wealdstone Cemetery, Wealdstone
  5. Stanmore Recreation Ground, Stanmore
  6. St Mary’s Churchyard and Churchyard Extension, Harrow on the Hill
  7. St John the Baptist Church, Pinner
  8. Small green in front of Church Farm, Pinner
  9. Pinner Hill golf course, Pinner
  10. Little Common, Stanmore
  11. Headstone Manor Recreation Ground, Pinner View
  12. Harrow Cemetery, Pinner View, Harrow
  13. Grovefields, Harrow on the Hill
  14. Eastcote Lane cemetery, South Harrow
  15. All Saints Churchyard, Harrow Weald and All Saints Churchyard extension

View the report outlining this proposal. To view information about the above please see item nine in the report.

If you have any questions or comments you can contact the conservation team.