River of Flowers: London

A-Z of our partners

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Abundance London

Abundance London is a Chiswick community project run by volunteers o

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Alara Permaculture Forest Garden

Alara Permaculture Forest Garden

The Alara Permaculture Forest Garden on Camley Street has been formed fr

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Albion Millennium Green leaflet, can also be downloaded from our website

Albion Millennium Green

The Friends of Albion Millennium Green is a community group which emerged in 2008 from the spontaneous practical caring for this much loved space b

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alexandra palace park

Alexandra Palace Park

Alexandra Park comprises the grounds around Alexandra P

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Archbishop Park

Archbishop's Park is a historic park adjacent to Lambeth Palace, managed by Lambeth Council.

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archway herbal clinic

Archway Herbal Clinic

The Archway Herbal Clinic

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archway park

Archway Park

Archway Park in Islington, has grass meadows that are l

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Better Archway Forum

Archway Wildflower Roof

A new wildflower roof created in Archway, London on a shed, new kitchen and bathroom extension adding to the floral trail of 'river'of flowers in N

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Arvon Road Allotments Group

Arvon Road Allotments Group was started in the late 1970s by residents from the nearby Ronalds Road Housing Action Area. The allotments adjoin the

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Arvon Road Community Garden

Arvon Road Community Garden is a small site on the corner of Arvon Road and Ronalds Road. 

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Fann Street Wildlife Garden

Barbican Station Tubular Meadow

Barbican Station, representing the Hammersmith & City Line, is one of the ten tube stations on the River of Flowers: Meadow Li

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Barnsbury Square

Barnsbury Square

Barnsbury Square has Sycamore, Lime and Horse chestnut trees, great for bees! 

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Barnsbury Wood

Barnsbury Wood

Barnsbury Wood is London’s smallest Local Nature Reserve, a delightful hidden woodland with wildlife garden.

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bere architects bee meadow

bere:architects

bere:architects is known for its sensitive, bold and appropriate designs, and for its innovative use of materials.

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Bernie Spain Gardens

Bernie Spain Gardens was built by - and is now owned and managed by - Co

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Blackheath Park

Blackheath is a Green Flag Park jointly managed by Lewisham and Greenwich councils.

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bluebell wood

Bluebell Wood

Bluebell Wood lies in the London Borough of Haringey and is a small

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Bonnington Square Pleasure Garden

Bonnington Square Pleasure Garden named in homage to the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens of times past, which hosted orchestral performances, balloon fli

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Brockley Common

Brockley Common

Brockley Common, the area around Brockley Cross & B

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Brockley Road trees

Brockley Road Tree Planting

Brockley Road now featured a urban forest of trees thanks to Brockley Cross Action Group who have been working in

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Brockwell Park

Since 2005, the Friends of Brockwell Park have been working together with Lambeth Council, the BIG Lott

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Bromley by Bow Station

Bromley-by-Bow Station Tubular Meadow

Bromley-by-Bow, representing the District Line, is one of the ten tube stations on the River of Flowers: Meadow Line, which receiv

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Brookwood Triangle Community Garden

Edible community garden in London SE1 set-up in 2007 as part of Fritz Haeg's 'Edible Estates' project and the Glo

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Burgess Park

Burgess Park

Burgess Park was carved out of a highly built-up area of the city and virtually all the land now

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Cable Street Community Gardens

The Cable Street Community Gardens are a latter day, inner city version of the traditional kitch

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Caledonian Park

Caledonian Park

Caledonian Park has woodland and an orchard.

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 Canal Gardening Group

Canal Gardening Group

The Canal Gardening Group are a group of boat dwellers with full planning permission to moor her

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Capel Manor Gardens Meadow

Capel Manor Gardens Meadow

Capel Manor College is the only further education college in London specialising in learning abo

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Clapton Park Estate

Clapton Park Estate

The Clapton Park Estate in

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Coldfall Wood

Coldfall Wood

Coldfall Wood 

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Cordwainers Community Garden

Set up 3 years ago by two neighbours on a piece of waste ground at the side of the London College of Fashion – we now have 20 raised beds planted u

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Coutts Skyline Garden

The Skyline Garden of the international bank Coutts yields a breathtaking variety of the freshest vegetables, herbs and fruit for the bank’s busy k

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Crane Valley Park

Crane Valley Park

Crane Valley Park is in the boroughs of Richmond and Hounslow.  The River Crane flows through the park and the ri

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Culpeper Community Garden

Culpeper Community Garden

Culpeper Community Garden is a beautiful public open space in the heart of Islington, London, wh

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Dalston Bee Garden

Located in an old car park, the Dalston Bee Garden houses containers of flowers, herbs and vegetables and two beehives.

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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

The Dalston Eastern Curve Garden was created on the old Eastern Curve railway line, which once l

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dartmouth park

Dartmouth Park

Dartmouth Park is a steeply sloping park with a panoramic view across London.

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Derbyshire Street Pocket Park

Derbyshire Street is now a community centred Pocket Park.

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dukes meadow

Dukes Meadow

Back in 2009, the Dukes Meadows Trust initiated a project to recreate a wildflower meadow in the Chiswick park an

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Eastcote House Gardens

Eastcote House Gardens

Eastcote House Gardens has a wildflower meadow and is an area of public parkland in Eastcote, within the London Borough of Hilling

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Eden Community Garden

Eden Garden at St Paul's

Eden Community Garden was founded in 2000 on the site of an ancient burial ground, dating back 1000 years to the original church of Clapham, where

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Elephant and Castle Urban Forest

Elephant and Castle Urban Forest

Elephant and Castle Urban Forest is London’s secret woo

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Elmhurst Gardens

Elmhurst Gardens

Elmhurst Gardens is a park located in South Woodford which consists of newly refurbished tennis courts, a football pitch (seasonal

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Emma Cons Garden

This small street garden commemorates the Old Vic's benefactress, Emma Cons, 'an ardent reformer and legendary im

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The Environment Trust

Environment Trust

The Environment Trust is an established landscape and buildings conservation charity with 28 yea

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barbican wildlife garden

Fann Street Wildlife Garden

Fann Street Wildlife Garden was awarded a Certificate o

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Farm:Shop, Hackney

FARM:Shop

FARM:Shop, once a derelict shop, is the world's first urban farming hub - a workspace, cafe and events venue packed to the rafters

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Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 5PE

Fernhill Primary School Meadow

Fernhill Primary School has a wildflower area planted with our native wildflower Urban Meadow Mix seed and plug plants.

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Flat Iron Square

Part of Flat Iron Square was was pedestrianised in mid-2011, which created a much needed and larger public space within Bankside, with more room fo

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forty hall farm orchard

Forty Hall Farm Orchard

Forty Hall Farm Orchard 

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Freightliners Farm

Freightliners Farm

Freightliners Farm in Islington is a small farm in an urban setting providing the opportunity fo

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Gallery Cafe

The Gallery Cafe is a not-for-profit vegetarian/vegan cafe, offering live music, film, visual arts, comedy nights

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Garden Barge Square

Garden Barge Square

Garden Barge Square lies in the heart of London, on the south side of the Thames downstream of Tower Bridge, the

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Garden Museum

The Museum’s garden was created in 1980.  At its heart is a knot garden designed by the Museum’s President, The Dowager Marchioness of Salisbury (w

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Gillespie Park and Ecology Centre

Gillespie Park and Ecology Centre

The Gillespie Park and Ecology Centre is a 2.8 hectare nature reserve which is home to a wealth

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Green Gate Common on Plantng Day © The London Orchard project

Green Gate Common

The urban orchard at Green Gate Common

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grow mayow

Grow Mayow Community Garden

Grow Mayow Community Garden is a voluntary run project located in Mayow Park, Sydenham.

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Guerilla Gardening

Guerilla Gardening advocates for gardening without boundaries, transforming neglected public spa

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Hackney City Farm

Hackney City Farm provides the opportunity for children and the local community to experience fa

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Flower meadow Ham House

Ham House Flower Meadow

Enjoy a stroll along the river on your way to Ham and approach it through 

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ham meadows

Ham Lands Meadows

The Ham Lands Meadows are g

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Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath has a mosaic of habitats, which the City of London a

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Harleyford Road Community Garden

Harleyford Road Community Garden was first planted during the 1980s and has developed more organically than its neighbour the Bonnington Square Ple

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Highbury Fields

Highbury Fields

Highbury Fields has an orchard and an area for wildlife. 

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Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery, a place of burial in north London in London, is f

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Highgate Tube Station

Highgate Station Cottage Garden

At the back of Highgate Tube Station is an old station cottage surrounded by a wonderful, rampant cottage garden.

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Highgate Wood

Highgate Wood

Highgate Wood lies in LB of Haringey but it is managed

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Hillside Park

Hillside Park

Hillside Park in Islington is a steeply sloping open space swathed w

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Hogarth Roundabout

Hogarth Roundabout

The Hogarth Roundabout is on the A4 – the main western route into London with tens of thousands of cars crawling

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homerton station

Homerton Overground Station

Homerton Overground Station planted by the Friends of H

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honey bee taking nectar  © Sajjad Fazel

Honey Club

The Honey Club, a social enterprise set up by Wolff Olins

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Hovering allotments

Hovering Allotments

The Hovering Allotmentment Garden was designed by Interior Design students in their final year at the American Intercontinental Un

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Inner Temple Gardens

The Inner Temple Garden is a surprising oasis of peace in the centre of the City, occupying a three-acre site wit

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Islington Gardeners

Islington Gardeners

Islington Gardeners has around 350 members who are interested in all

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John Lewis Oxford Street Roof Garden

Designed by Tony Woods, who won last year's Royal Horticultural Society award for Young Garden Designer of the Year, the roof garden for retailer J

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Jubilee Gardens

Jubilee Gardens, was transformed into a soft, green and sustainable green space in time for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012. The once flat and

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Kennington Park © Steve McKay

Kennington Park

Kennington Park contains many mature and historic trees, as well as open areas for wildlife and

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Kensington Roof Gardens

Kensington Roof Gardens.

Located one hundred feet above Kensington High Street in central London, are the Kensington Roof Gardens

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King Alfred School Roof Garden

King Alfred School Roof Garden

King Alfred School in Golders Green has a

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Kings Cross Skip Garden

Kings Cross Skip Garden

The Kings Cross Skip Garden is a vegetable garden with

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Kingston Environment Centre

Kingston Environment Centre

Kingston Environment Centre is working with a variety of local envir

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Lissenden Gardens

Lissenden Gardens

In Lissenden Gardens, 

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Living Under One Sun

Living Under One Sun

Living Under One Sun, a food growing community organisation based in Tottenham.

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Meadow at London Fields Park

London Fields Wildflower Meadow

Hackney Council created the biggest ever wildflower meadow in the borough at London Fields and other locations to bloom during 2013 and beyond.

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Camley Street Natural Park Reserve

London Wildlife Trust

Camley Street Natural Park Reserve provides natural habitat for bird

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meadow orchard project

Meadow Orchard Project

The Meadow Orchard Project is an inspiring urban me

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Meadow Up Your Street

Meadow Up Your Street

Meadow Up Your Street in Lower Ham Road, Kingston was supported by T

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Meanwhile Gardens, 154 Kensal Road, London, W10 5BN

Meanwhile Wildlife Garden

The Meanwhile Wildlife Garden

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Middlesex University

Middlesex University: Hendon Meadow

Middlesex University is an international university with roots in Lo

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Mile End Ecology Park, Tower Hamlets

Mile End Ecology Park

The Mile End Ecology Park is home to rare orchids and moths, and its trees, grassland and lakes are proving to be a home for water

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mobile gardeners park

Mobile Gardeners Park

The Mobile Gardeners’ Park 

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Montem Primary School

Montem Primary School Garden

Montem Primary School has an educational wildlife garden developed by Plant Environment with native wildflower Urban Meadow Mix se

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Mudchute Park & Farm

Mudchute Park & Farm

In addition to domestic livestock and pets corner animals, Mudchute Park & Farm is also home

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Museum of London Bee Garden

The hive at the London Museum was one of eight installed in the City as part of The City of London Festival 2010.

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N2 Community Gardeners

N2 Community Gardeners

N2 Community Gardeners have renovated an area of bramble at the entr

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Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum Wildlife Garden is in the south-west corner of the museum's site.

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Newington Green

Newington Green

Newington Green is an open green space in Stoke Newington.

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Notting Hill Gate Station,

Notting Hill Gate Station Tubular Meadow

Notting Hill Gate Station, representing the Central Line, is one of the ten tube stations on the River of Flowers: Meadow Line, th

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Nursery Row Park oxeye daisy

Nursery Row Park

Nursery Row Park is located in Walworth nestled between Brandon, Stead,

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Old Fire Station

At the Old Fire Station, the Holloway Neighbourhood Group, 

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Olden Community Garden

The Olden Community Garden is a 0.8 hectare oasis of beauty and retreat from the busy streets of Islington with a strong emphasis

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Oslwang Edible Rooftop Garden

The international law firm Olswang have an edible roof garden, which staff tend in their lunch breaks and can enjoy eating the fruits of their work

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Paddington  Green Primary School

Paddington Green Primary School Garden

Paddington  Green Primary School has an educational wildlife garden developed by Plant Environment with native wildflower Urban Me

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Paradise Park

Paradise Park

Paradise Park has a RSPB Trial Wildflower Meadow. 

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Parkfields Community Garden

Parkfields Community Garden

Parkfields Community Garden was established by Transition Kingston on derelict land in a corner of Parkfields All

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Parkland Walk

The Parkland Walk

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Pimped Pavement: Guerilla Gardening

Pimped Pavements

One of many Pimped Pavements created around south London by Richard Reynolds from GuerrillaG

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pooles park primary school

Pooles Park School

Plant Environment has designed beautiful, educational wildflower gardens and food growing projec

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Queen Elizabeth Hall: Southbank Centre

Atop the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof is a Wildflower Garden and Woodland Garden.

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queen's wood

Queen's Wood

Queen's Wood is a wonderful local natu

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Red Cross Garden

Red Cross Garden was Southwark's first Victorian community garden.

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Red Cross Way Street Gardens

The Red Cross Way Street Gardens have been planted and are managed by Bankside Urban Forest.

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The Allotment Garden in The Regent’s Park

Regents Park Allotment Garden

The Allotment Garden in The Regent’s Park

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Richmond Park

Richmond Park

Richmond Park is a site of both national and international importance for wildlife conservation.

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Roehampton bluebells

Roehampton University Bluebell Wood

Roehampton is the only campus university in London with 54 acres of lakes, parkland and woodland.

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Roots & Shoots meadow

Roots & Shoots

Roots & Shoots is a training provider and environmental community hub in the London Borough

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Roots to Fruits orchard, Hackney

Roots to Fruit Orchard

The new Roots to Fruit Orchard was planted by the residents of the Jack Dunning Estate in collaboration with the London Orchard Pr

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Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew

At the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, there are world class wild attractions including the Arboretum stretching over the majority o

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Royal Festival Hall: Southbank Centre

A colony of bees have been in residence on the Royal Festival Hall roof since 2007 with one of the three hives shaped like a miniature version of t

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Ruskin Park Community Garden

Ruskin Park Community Garden

Ruskin Park Community Garden that has received support from Capital Growth and  the Lambeth Community Action Fund

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seedball project maya

SEEDBALL

SEEDBALL is run by project MAYA, a non-profit eco-social enterprise working to promote environmental sust

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Wood avens

Shepherds Hill Gardens

There are plenty of wonderful hidden spaces in Haringey but the best secret spot is Shepherds Hill Garden

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South Kensington Station

South Kensington Station Tubular Meadow

South Kensington Station, representing the District Line, is one of the ten tube stations on the River of Flowers: Meadow Line, th

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Spa Fields © Steve Cadman

Spa Fields

Spa Fields is a busy park beside with and unusual playground and a v

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Spitalfields City Farm

Spitalfields City Farm

The farmyard is at the centre of the Spitalfields City Farm, and home to many much loved animals

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St Josephs Primary School

St Josephs Primary School Garden

St Josephs Primary School has an educational wildlife garden developed by Plant Environment with

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St Mary's Secret Garden

St Mary's Secret Garden

St Mary's Secret Garden is a horticultural project in Hackney, London.  This small secret garden

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St Mungos wildflower garden

St Mungo's Wildflower Meadow

St Mungos is a charity, which provides accommodation and support for the homeless in London.

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St Rule Street Corner Bed

A bed of lavender and bee-friendly British native wildflowers on the corner of St Rule Street and Wandsworth Road.

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Stepney City Farm

Stepney City Farm has a forest garden, funded by the 

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Sunnyside Community Gardens

Sunnyside Community Gardens

Sunnyside Community Gardens was founded in 1977 when local residents

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Tate Modern Community Garden

Tate Modern Community Garden is a delightful space next to the Tate Museum. A gated community garden with pond an

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The Golden Co.

The Golden Co.

The Golden Co. is a social

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The Savoy

The world famous Savoy Hotel is situated on the banks of the Thames less than 5 minutes' walk from The British Mu

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Tooting Community Garden

Tooting Community Garden

Tooting Community Garden is a

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Tottenham Marshes

Tottenham Marshes

Tottenham Marshes are a wonderful wild place and one of the last rem

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Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park is a closed, historic cemetery, known locally as Bow Park, and 33 ac

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Trent Country Park

Trent Country Park

Trent Country Park lies in 413 acres of rolling meadows, enchanting brooks, exquisite lakes, anc

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Twickenham and Thames Valley Bee-keepers

Twickenham and Thames Valley Bee-keepers' Association

The Twickenham and Thames Valley Bee-keepers' Association is a U.K. Registered Charity (Reg.No.

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Urban Bees, City of London

Urban Bees

Urban Bees believes that keeping bees is a wonderful way to bring nature to the city and encoura

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Urban Meadows in Planters

Overflowing with exhuberant wildflowers, this urban planting was started by Nigel Glogan of Ground Control Ltd.

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Victoria Embankment Gardens

Sitting on reclaimed land on what used to be the River Thames stands Victoria Embankment Gardens, a series of gardens on the north side of the Rive

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Victoria Park

Victoria Park

Victoria Park is one of London’s historic parks and its oldest public park.

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Victoria Tower Gardens

Victoria Tower Gardens is a public park along the north bank of the River Thames in London.

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Walworth Garden Farm

Walworth Garden Farrm

Walworth Garden Farm is a local charity and social enterprise that has been in operation since 1

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Waterloo Millenium Green

This area was once part of the ancient Lambeth Marsh. The park, created on derelict land, was opened in 2001 and is community owned and managed.

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waterlow park

Waterlow Park

Waterlow Park was bequeathed to the public by Sir Sidne

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Whittington Fields

Whittington Fields is where visitors to the Whittington Hospital can see a developing vision of

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whittington park

Whittington Park

Whittington Park just off the Holloway Road, London N19

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Marsh Marigolds © Ross Paxton

WWT London Wetland Centre

London Wetland Centre run by the Wetlands & Wildfowl Trust brings the countryside to London

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