Windrush Square, Brixton

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Windrush Square is an open public space in the centre of Brixton that was originally known as the Brixton Oval, and then Tate Gardens. The square was renamed to recognise the important contribution of the Afro-Caribbean community to the area, marking the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the HMT Empire Windrush.

In 2008 the large plane tree in the north corner of the square (under which this panorama is taken) was added to the list of the Great Trees of London, which was created by Trees for Cities after the Great Storm of 1987.

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