Dalston Curve Garden is an urban oasis on Hackney's disused railway



The next micro-documentary in the Dezeen x Open House collaboration explores Dalston Curve Garden, a community green space hidden within one of London’s most built-up boroughs.

Dalston Curve Garden was built in 2010 as a free-to-enter neighbourhood oasis on the old Eastern Curve railway line in Hackney, which had been disused since the 1950s.

It was designed by Muf and J&L Gibbons in collaboration with Hackney Council, local residents and community groups in response to a lack of green space in the Dalston area.

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