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Recreation Spaces

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 30 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 11 May 2009, Official Report, column 517W, on recreation spaces, whether his Department’s green spaces database holds information on (a) public gardens and (b) gardens of residential properties. (283022)

The green spaces database holds:

Information on public gardens from the English Heritage “Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest”. This can include other designated landscapes such as town squares.

Residential gardens information from the Generalised Land Use Database (2005) categorised ‘Gardens’. This is based on publicly available Ordnance Survey data.