Whittington Park

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Whittington Park

Whittington Park is a public park in Upper Holloway, North London. Like the nearby Whittington Hospital, it is named after Dick Whittington, and a large topiary cat, in reference to Whittington's legendary pet, stands at the Holloway Road entrance. Amenities include a raised Astroturf football pitch, children's playground, and experimental garden planted as part of an RSPB initiative to investigate the preferred habitat of house sparrows.[1] In 2009 and 2010, renovations were carried out at Whittington Park, including the construction of a new community centre.


  1. ^ Whittington Park, Islington Borough Council

Coordinates: 51°33′43″N 0°07′44″W / 51.562°N 0.129°W / 51.562; -0.129