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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Winsford Gardens

Winsford Gardens
(Photo: Duncan Catterall)
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 13:00–16:00

Activities

Informal guided tours of the gardens with Friends volunteers, explaining history and transformation since 2011. Lawns for picnics, children’s play area and pick-your-own organic vegetables.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Croydon Road or Garden Road
Nearest postcode: SE20 7RN

Buses

176, 197, 356, 358, 75

Stations

Kent House, Anerley, Penge West.

Access

Wide central path and level lawns allow access for all users.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

The half-hectare site at Winsford Gardens was bequeathed to the London Borough of Bromley (LBB) in the 1970s. In 2011, The Conservation Volunteers worked with LBB to establish a ‘Green Gym’ on the neglected site. Since 2013 the Friends of Winsford Gardens (Penge Green Gym Community Group) have worked tirelessly to transform the gardens into an attractive community space. Original features include formal rose beds, mature trees and lawns. The ‘Friends’ have created sustainable food-growing areas, increased wildlife habitats (including bog garden, wildflower meadows and native hedgerows) and encouraged the local community to take time out in the park, creating natural seating areas and a children’s play area.

Penge Green Gym Committee Officer: Electra Thompson
Capital Growth garden: 1187
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 13:00–16:00

Activities

Informal guided tours of the gardens with Friends volunteers, explaining history and transformation since 2011. Lawns for picnics, children’s play area and pick-your-own organic vegetables.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Croydon Road or Garden Road
Nearest postcode: SE20 7RN

Buses

176, 197, 356, 358, 75

Stations

Kent House, Anerley, Penge West.

Access

Wide central path and level lawns allow access for all users.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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