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The Passage

The Passage
(Photo: Diana Jarvis)

The Garden

This wonderful rooftop garden was initially designed as an ornamental kitchen garden by Adam Frost (BBC Gardeners' World)Throughout the COVID pandemic, the garden has received the lightest of maintenance allowing Nature to rule this sunny, sometimes dry and exposed habitat. Thus plants suited to this environment have thrived – roses, apple trees, herbs, wildflowers and grasses all live happily together. No chemicals are used, but a twice-yearly application of nematodes keeps vine weevil at bay. There are benches available for visitors to sit and enjoy the garden and the view of Westminster Cathedral. There is also a splendid metal tree of remembrance.

Head Gardener: Lucy Ward

Visitor Information

Saturday 10:00–17:00
Sunday 10:00–16:00
We will be on hand to discuss the work the passage does and how the garden ties in to everything that we do.
Picnics allowed.
St Vincent's Centre, Carlisle Place
Nearest postcode: SW1P 1NL
What 3 Words: crib.drip.lush
Cycle hire station
Ashley Place (Map)
Disabled toilet on site
Lift to the 5th floor of the building but roof garden is reached via a short staircase. Queuing likely.
Dogs on leads

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