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Cable Street Community Gardens

Cable Street Community Gardens
(Photo: Candy Blackham)

The Garden

This award-winning organic garden, created in the 1970s on reclaimed derelict land, is a vibrant and well-established oasis of tranquillity in the heart of a historic inner-city area. Cable Street Community Gardens reflect the diversity of the borough, with more than 50 families tending plots. The garden attracts lots of wildlife with several small ponds and a traditional British hedgerow. It also features raised planters for elderly gardeners and those with limited mobility, and serves as an important community hub. Children are very welcome.

The team has recently developed a quiet 'therapy' garden complete with banana bench, water feature and sensory planting open to local residents as well as Garden members - a perfect place to chill or meet up.

Visitor Information

Sunday 11:00–16:00
Live music; children's activities; local history stall with talk on the local area at 2pm; books and music with proceeds going to the International Red Cross; homemade cakes, curries and light refreshments; plants for sale.
Hardinge Street
Nearest postcode: E1 0EL
Map of nearby bus stops
Cycle hire station
Albert Gardens (Map)
Toilet on site
Some narrow paths. Main entrance and roadway easily accessible.
Dogs on leads
Compost loo

Getting here

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