- It was named after Bernadette Spain, a local campaigner on health and housing provisions for the area’s residents in the 1980s.
- The gardens are owned, managed and maintained by Coin Street Community Builders.
- In 2014 a community garden area was created in the south park. Gentle gardening sessions are held regularly throughout the growing season, open to anyone with an interest in growing regardless of age or ability. Find out how to volunteer here.
Bernie Spain Gardens, next to Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London, SE1 9PH