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Alexandra Park celebrates 150th anniversary with images throughout the ages

An old aerial of the park
Balloon rides in the park
Alexandra Park lake
The Alexandra Park parade
Tennis old fashioned style

Alexandra Park's diverse history is a true reflection of the Victorian enterprising spirit.

Since the original 220 acres of landscaped parkland and pleasure grounds were opened in 1863, the park has enchanted visitors with panoramic views of London, a miniature Japanese village, a deer park, hot air balloon rides, a frying pan shaped horse racing course, a band stand, a boating lake, a diving pavilion, a croquet court, Red Bulls Empire of Dirt BMX event, a permanent Park circus and field archery.

In more recent times as the Olympic torch is carried past
Alexandra Park Palace in its full glory
A more modern form of boating