Cast-iron benches in Clissold Park, Stoke Newington, N. London. These are not just decoratve: they are an important amenity. It is interesting to see from local news about the park that, for example, "a question was raised about the suitability of seating in the park for older users and whether there could be an area in the park specifically for the elderly? Many of the benches are on paths, making social distancing difficult, and are open to the elements. Some people also find the benches difficult to get up from as they are quite low" ("News").

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"News." Clissold Park. Web. 23 October 2021.

Created 23 October 2021