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Providence Row Rooftop Garden

Providence Row Rooftop Garden
(Photo: Candy Blackham)

The Garden

Providence Row, a charity supporting homeless and vulnerable people in East London, provides accredited training in gardening. In the rooftop garden, more than 100 edible plants are grown to ensure a constant supply of ingredients for the kitchen, which serves breakfast and lunch to more than 30 people every day. Downstairs, raised beds of perennials provide year-round colour while mobile planters provide greenery. A large golden honey locust tree spans native woodland planting in the courtyard garden. The result is a flexible, therapeutic and attractive environment for the services and activities offered throughout the week.

Garden co-ordinator: Julie Floyd

Visitor Information

Open
Saturday 12:00–16:00
Activities
Rooftop garden tours. Hot and cold drinks available.

Entrance
82 Wentworth Street
Nearest postcode: E1 7SA
What 3 Words: shaped.bound.soft
Buses
115, 205, 25,15, 254. 135, 242
Stations
Aldgate East (no service 11-12/06/2022), Aldgate
Cycle hire station
Central House (Map)
Toilets
Disabled toilet on site
Access
Access to roof garden includes steps. Fully accessible courtyard garden and disabled-access toilet at street level.
Dogs
Dogs on leads

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