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Gloucester Square Residents' Gardens

Gloucester Square Residents' Gardens
(Photo: Nicholas Petridis)

The Garden

Gloucester Square Residents' Gardens can be found in a tranquil, tree-lined residential square, between Haggerston Park and Regent’s Canal, onto which it opens. It was originally built in 1987 as part of an affordable housing project on a former industrial site. In 2009, residents decided to rejuvenate the flowerbeds after years of neglect. The garden now features a central landscaped sanctuary and established herbaceous flowerbeds. The garden received a Gold award for Best Community Project in Hackney in Bloom (2013) and a Bronze award for Best Community Garden (2014) from the East London Gardening Society. The square has also been featured on BBC Gardeners' World as part of their 2022 Hampton Court Flower Show coverage.

Gardener & Garden Designer: Hamzah-Adam Desai

Visitor Information

Saturday 10:30–18:00
Cakes, refreshments, plant sale and garden-related crafts by artists and designers.
Cester Street, off Whiston Road
Nearest postcode: E2 8RS
Map of nearby bus stops
Haggerston, Hoxton, Cambridge Heath
Cycle hire station
Belford House (Map)
Toilet on site
Level access but some uneven surfaces
Working assistance dogs only
Toilet available in Haggerston Park.

Getting here

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