The Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden can be found inside Oaken Grove Park.
It was opened on July 14th 2017 by Theresa May, then Prime Minister. It was created in honour of the Sir Nicolas Winton, a Maidenhead resident, He was responsible for the rescue of 669 mostly Jewish children via the so-called “Kindertransport” from the Nazis on the eve of the Second World War.
The garden features an ornamental pond and 2 fountains, wild flowers and stones bearing some wonderful quotes from Sir Nicholas, who died in 2015 at the age of 106. He is buried in Braywick Cemetery.
The Memorial garden is inside Oaken Grove Park, just behind the small cafe.
Oaken Grove Park is located on Courthouse Rd, Maidenhead, England SL6 6EU, United Kingdom
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What a moving and uplifting website – honouring such a unique, remarkable and very special person.
As a child of refugees from Nazi rule, thank you to all who did this….
He was a fantastic gentleman and great to see him honoured in such a way. He also has a status on Maidenhead Railway station