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Berwick Court
(Photo: Karen Hepworth)

The Garden

A community rooftop/podium garden set around courtyards (plus an allotment) raised slightly higher than street level and growing in between 15-30cm of soil above an underground car park - a larger exotic garden with prairie planting and a shadier courtyard where nearly all the flowers are white.  Planting is inspired by the work of Piet Oudolf, Beth Chatto, Nigel Dunnett and Sissinghurst's white garden, created in 2017-2021 by residents to replace an overgrown, unloved space that previously had no flowers.  The site is now 100% community owned and community managed.

Head Gardener: Karen Hepworth

Visitor Information

Open
Sunday 11:00–16:00
Activities
Plant stall, selling plants propagated from the garden.
Entrance
Swan Street
Nearest postcode: SE1 1BJ
Buses
21, 35, C10
Stations
Borough, London Bridge
Cycle hire station
Swan Street (Map)
Public toilets
Tate Modern (Map)
Open Saturday 10:00-18:00
Open Sunday 10:00-18:00
Access
Large exotic courtyard accessible via slope or steps. Small white garden courtyard accessible via four steps only.
Dogs
Working assistance dogs only

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