Princess Gardens and Royal Terrace Gardens, Torquay - Torbay (UA)

Important formal Victorian seaside park with later phases and additions. Major development agreed, including a multi-storey, mixed-use building to be attached to the grade II listed Pavilion and the seasonal installation of a Ferris wheel. A condition report and management plan for the gardens was completed in early 2017.

Princess Gardens and Royal Terrace Gardens, Torquay - Torbay (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Princess Gardens and Royal Terrace Gardens
  • Heritage Category: Registered Park and Garden grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1001507
  • Local Planning Authority: Torbay (UA)
  • Site Type: Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden

Location

  • Locality: Torquay
  • Unitary Authority: Torbay (UA)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Torbay
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Park and garden
  • Condition: Generally satisfactory but with significant localised problems
  • Vulnerability: Medium
  • Trend: Improving
  • Ownership: Local authority
  • Designation: Registered Park and Garden grade II, 4 LBs, 2 CAs

Contact Details

Jo McAllister 0117 975 0696

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England