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Community Kitchen Garden Cluster at Kensington Olympia

Community Kitchen Garden Cluster at Kensington Olympia
(Photo: William Rallison)

The Garden

Two community kitchen garden projects are located on disused platforms at Kensington Olympia Station and a vacant plot of land between housing. The kitchen gardens provide food growing spaces in raised beds for residents living in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Olympia kitchen garden, part of which has a small area planted for pollinators and wildlife, was made possible with support from Network Rail. A short walk away is Russell Road kitchen garden. Access to both gardens is from Russell Road, on the opposite side of the overground railway from Olympia Exhibition Centre, over the footbridge.

Lead Community Gardener: William Rallison

Visitor Information

Open
Sunday 11:00–15:00
Activities
There will be a chance to meet plot holders, volunteers and the council's community gardeners. Get advice on what vegetables and produce to plant in a small space and hear about the environmental and greening projects supported by the Royal Borough.
Entrance
Russell Road
Nearest postcode: W14 8HU
Buses
9, 27
Stations
Kensington Olympia (no service 11-12/06/22), Kensington High Street
Cycle hire station
Kensington Olympia Station (Map)
Public toilets
Holland Park (Map)
Open Saturday 08:00-20:00
Open Sunday 08:00-20:00
Access
Some slightly uneven areas. Access between plots is narrow in places. Nearest toilets on opposite side of platform (inside station).
Dogs
Dogs on leads
Conditions
There are no toilets on site

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