Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden

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.

Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden inside Oaken Grove
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden, inside Oaken Grove park
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden in summer
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden in summer
Entrance to Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden
Entrance to the Memorial Garden
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial plaque Active Goodness
Active Goodness
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden pond and bridge
Memorial Garden pond and bridge
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial plaque Don't be content
Don’t be content in your life
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden Fountain
Memorial Garden Fountain
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial plaque I have a motto
I have a motto
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial plaque There is nothing that can't be done
There is nothing that can’t be done
Sir Nicholas Winton MBE sign
Sir Nicholas Winton MBE sign
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden meandering paths
Sir Nicholas Winton garden pathways
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial plaque About the Garden
About the Garden
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial plaque If people would work
One of the plaques on the commemorative stones
Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden bridge
Garden bridge
The Kindertransport
The Kindertransport

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


6 Comments Add yours

  1. Susan says:

    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….

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    1. He was a fantastic gentleman and great to see him honoured in such a way. He also has a status on Maidenhead Railway station

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