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St Quintin Community Kitchen Garden

St Quintin Community Kitchen Garden
(Photo: Colin Wing)

The Garden

In 2019 this kitchen garden, which was created from a disused tennis court, celebrated its 10th anniversary. The garden's 48 raised wooden beds maximise food-growing space, and most of those involved in the garden grow fruit, vegetables and flowers. Plot-holders donated the proceeds they received from Open Gardens weekend 2017 to the Grenfell Tower Relief Fund after debris from the fire landed in some plots. St Quintin’s won an Outstanding classification in London in Bloom between 2016 and 2018 ('It’s Your Neighbourhood’ section) and the London in Bloom Excellence in Gardening Award in 2015. Individual plot-holders have also won awards. The garden featured in The Great British Garden Revival BBC2 series in 2013.

Capital Growth garden: 342

Visitor Information

Saturday 11:30–16:30
Sunday 11:30–16:30
Plants and home-made cakes for sale. Tea and coffee. Artworks by resident artists Denis Free and Donal Ryan.
Picnics allowed.
The entrance is on St Quintin Avenue next to the Health Centre.
Nearest postcode: W10 6NX
What 3 Words: towns.plays.intend
7, 23, 70, 228, 295, 316
Latimer Road, Ladbroke Grove, White City
Narrow paths and ramps
Dogs on leads

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