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Wendy's Secret Garden (1992 - )

From
1992
Lavender Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Website
http://www.northsydney.nsw.gov.au/Recreation_Facilities/Parks_Reserves
Location
Entrance via Clark Park. 1 Harbourview Cres, Lavender Bay NSW 2060.

Summary

The public garden known as 'Wendy's Secret Garden' was established in 1992. It was named informally by local residents after Wendy Whiteley who cleared the derelict land and established the gardens. The land belongs to the NSW State Railways but had been neglected for decades. In October 2015 it was leased to North Sydney Council on 30 year lease with a 30 year option. It is now a popular location for weddings and tourists.

Sources used to compile this entry: ABC News 'Wendy Whiteley's 'secret garden' leased to local council for 30 years'. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-09/wendy-whiteley-garden-leased-to-local-concil-30-years/6841998 [accessed 2016-07-11]; North Sydney Council. Minute of the Mayor - Wendy Whiteley's Garden. [PDF] http://www.northsydney.nsw.gov.au/files/148826e0-26bb-45a8-92fd-a2fc00d0affc/MM01_Wendy_Whiteleys_Garden.pdf [accessed 2016-07-11]; Bride & Vroom. 'Wendy's Secret Garden' http://www.bvweddingcarssydney.com.au/wendys-secret-garden/ [accessed 2016-07-11].

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