LOLLARD ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND, WAKE STREET, LAMBETH
A plan of the Lollard Adventure Playground off Wake Street in Lambeth. This community-led initiative begun in 1955 on a bombsite was run by a voluntary association supported by grants and fund raising. Features included; a grass area for camping, gossip, sunbathing and growing vegetables; a hard surface for ball games; rough ground for building bonfires, underground tunnels and cooking. Inside areas included a workshop and hut for painting, modelling plus lessons, also a caravan for girls 'to keep house'. The playground site was replaced in the 1960s by the Lilian Baylis School.Ref: IV 251/1/5ii
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