The gardens were created in 1874 after Sir Joseph Bazalgette built
the northern intercept sewer and the northern embankment of the river
Victoria Embankment Main Garden formerly Adelphi Gardens was the
second of the four gardens to be created. The gardens as a whole are
the home to numerous statues and monuments to the great and the good as
well York House Watergate which marks where the River Thames originally
ran prior to the building of the intercept sewer.
In 2005 it became the temporary home to the Memorial Garden for the victims of the 7th July 2005 bombings..
London, WC2N 6NG