Showing Projects 151-200 of 351
  • Spruce up the Brook

    Elsley Primary school is a large,popular school in Wembley – close to the iconic stadium. Our school is situated in a quiet residential setting, at the end of a large playing field and away from the busy roads and London pollution.We are proud of our staff and children’s diverse backgrounds, Read more [...]

  • Urban Food Fortnight

    The Capital’s celebration of the fabulous ultra-local produce being grown, produced and cooked on our doorstep. For the full list of over 120 events, workshops, special menus and open gardens taking place from 11 to 27 September 2015 visit the Urban Food Fortnight website.  Part of the national food and farming charity Sustain, London Read more [...]

  • Pevensey Road Green Gym

    Pevensey Road Green Gym activities take place 11-2pm every Monday in the beautiful and ecologically important Pevensey Road LNR, off Hanworth Road, Hounslow. With a wide range of habitats such as meadow scrubland, woodland and wetlands alongside the River Crane, the reserve links with other locally important green spaces to Read more [...]

  • Building New Bug City

    Bugs need a home too! Bromley Green Gym will be building a bug-metropolis that will go around College Green. This involves building insect habitat walls, loggeries, hedgerows and planting wildflower meadows. If you are interested in getting involved, join us every Friday from 11am-2pm at College Green or contact bromleygreengym@gmail Read more [...]

  • The Peckham Coal Line

    The Peckham Coal Line will be an elevated urban park built on disused railway coal sidings to form a natural, physical and social link between two high streets The Peckham Coal Line will connect the communities of Queens Road and Rye Lane so they benefit from commercial and cultural growth Read more [...]

  • The Community Bench Project

    Set up by SMALL WORKS Kings Cross, a co-working space which generates community projects, within the Barnsbury area. LAUNCHThe CommunityBench Trail. Sunday 24/July 11.00 : 4.45Residents from the Priory Green Estate decorated 8 disused benches; each bench was then adopted by a common space within the neighborhood. To ‘bench mark’ Read more [...]

  • Page Green Residents Association

    The Page Green Residents’ Association is for everyone who lives or works in the N15 areas of:Ashmont, Earlsmead , Pembroke, Colless, Townsend, Wakefield Roads, Page Green Terrace and Stephenson House (158 High Road). Our association has been meeting since September 2011. Our aim is to get to know each other, Read more [...]

  • Greenford Delta

    We want to keep the Grand Union Canal towpath in Greenford a beautiful place to visit. We will work with the Canal and River Trust and other bodies to achieve that aim. We are planning a series of canal cleanups and volunteers are always welcome.  Sign up at the website link Read more [...]

  • CPRE (London)

    Our vision is of London as a prosperous world city. The challenge is for a better use of land and wiser stewardship of natural resources. London should have a vibrant economy and be surrounded by pleasant countryside. London should become a sustainable city with low carbon and less waste. We Read more [...]

  • Raising beds

    The Bromley Green Gym are building new raised beds in College Green.  Raised beds are an excellent way to introduce a focal point in an area and helps keep the site look tidy. Ours will be filled with colourful and fragrant perennials to entice people into College Green. E-mail bromleygreengym@gmail.com Read more [...]

  • Herne Hill Station Square Clean Up

    Call for volunteers to help us make Herne Hill Station Square cleaner and greener.  Join us on Thursday 16th July from 12-3pm we will be clearing rubbish, litter picking,weeding re-soiling, emptying planters, clearing tree pits and re-pairing fences. We need your help so come along to Herne Hill Station Square, Railton Road, SE24 Read more [...]

  • Helping Britain Blossom (Birmingham)

    Helping Britain Blossom is all about helping local people create, restore and access orchards – to enjoy and use for good in their communities. Get involved by contacting us by email and your community group could soon be the proud custodians of Birmingham’s newest orchard. rob@theurbanorchardproject.org

  • Clean Air Convergence

    The Clean Air Convergence is a gathering for people who want clean air – less air pollution and better air quality. It follows an unconference format. You will find people at the convergence who have campaigned in their communities for better air quality, and who want to tell their story. Read more [...]

  • Mobile Garden City

    Mobile Garden City is a temporary community garden located on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Designed specifically to be movable, the garden takes advantage of a ‘meanwhile’, pre-development site, and will move to another area of the Park when work commences on the Chobham Manor development in Autumn 2017. In response Read more [...]

  • Hendon Grove Clean-up

    A community clean-up for a much neglected thoroughfare, with a little woodland and rivulet. It’s a litter and fly tipping hot spot and vegetation requires a serious cutback. No experience necessary, all tools will be provided (thanks capital clean-up!), just wear old clothes, sensible shoes and be prepared to get stuck in. Read more [...]

  • Wandle Valley Photographic Competition

    Theres an exciting opportunity this summer for amateur photographer living or working in the 4 Wandle boroughs to showcase their work. The Wandle Valley Regional Park, Wandle Valley Forum and Living Wandle Landscape Partnership are launching a competition to capture all aspects of the Wandle Valley. There are 4 categories Read more [...]

  • The Triangle Community Garden

    The Triangle Garden is a community garden within a local park where people of all ages and abilities can come together and take part in creative therapeutic activities, rooted in permaculture, including growing plants for food, wildlife and pollinators, tending and nurturing the environment, creating wildlife habitats and working on Read more [...]

  • Gorgeous Gardens

    Gorgeous gardens is a community gardening project in Bernie Spain Gardens. Come and join our open garden sessions every Tuesday evening from 5.30 – 6.30. We are growing herbs, vegetables and flowers.  These are free and open to everyone. You don’t need any previous experience. For more information, contact Natalie, n.mady@coinstreet.org

  • Gunnersbury Park

    Gunnersbury Park is a beautiful 186 acre Grade 2* registered landscape of exceptional mature trees, open grass spaces and historic buildings including an Orangery, ‘Princess Amelia’s’ Bath house, Gothic Ruins and the Stables. Gunnersbury Park House (the Large Mansion) is the home of the local history museum for the boroughs of Read more [...]

  • The OAJW Peace Garden

    The Oasis Academy John Williams Peace Garden was started during the London Olympics (2012) in a bid to bring pupils of the academy and members of the wider community together. Previous to this, there had been growing animosity growing between the two groups so the garden was started in a Read more [...]

  • Max Roach Park

    Max Roach Park is a chain of open spaces running along Brixton Road, the section located at the junction of Loughborough Road and Brixton Road, which previously provided little visual interest, biodiversity or community engagement value, and was mainly used as a cut through by pedestrians walking to the Brixton Road bus Read more [...]

  • Bring Back the Butterflies

    The aim of the Camden Butterfly Trust is to establish a network of wildlife-friendly butterfly conservation gardens throughout Camden. Our first garden in Primrose Hill is approx. 74 square metres and is in need of some attention. The wildflowers that were sown in the spring should have cleared before they Read more [...]

  • Hayling Billy Heritage Project

    The Hayling Island Branch line connected the island to the main rail network at Havant. Often referred to as the Hayling Billy, the line was closed in 1963. Today the route of the line is a popular trail for walkers cyclists and horse riders. Through the project we will be discovering the Read more [...]

  • Make a Wildlife garden

    In Walton hall park we have an overgrown abandoned area that was closed down a few years ago. It was called pets corner and all the local community had fond memories of the place so after many meetings and discussions we have all decided to bring it back to life. Read more [...]

  • The Riddy Wood Project

    The Riddy Wood Project is a brand new enterprise by the Bushcraft Education team to restore an area of semi-natural ancient woodland to it’s former glory. The wood has been unmanaged for many years which has lead to it’s deterioration in terms of biodiversity and it’s sustainability as a woodland. Read more [...]

  • Creating a hedging effect

    Hedgerows are excellent wildlife habitats, providing shelter and food to numerous birds, small mammals and insects. The Bromley Green Gym was awarded over 300 saplings from the Woodland Trust in spring 2015. These were planted along the north-west border of College Green. To help these guys establish themselves, we would Read more [...]

  • Morry Levy Pocket Park

    The Morry Levy Pocket Park project has focussed on making improvements to the Morry Levy Memorial Garden in Stoke Newington, which is named after a former local Councillor. Groundwork, in partnership with Hackney Council are working together to improve the underused site. The site has previously been the location of Read more [...]

  • Planting up a pergola

    The Bromley Green Gym has built two massive pergolas on College Green, Bromley. We have started planting some climbers around the base of the pergolas. These include clematis, honeysuckle and jasmine. However, we need more plants to really liven up the area. We are looking for more native British plants Read more [...]

  • Buck A Duck

    We are trying to get 2 pairs of bonded Mandarin Ducks and a Duck house for them to enjoy, we have one large pond already built and 2 more to follow. They would make a splendid addition to our growing bio-diverse population. we hope to get the local schools involved Read more [...]

  • Growing Andover – Community Plant Nursery

    We have recently [Spring 2015] started a Community Plant Nursery on a derelict former games pitch on the Andover Estate, off Seven Sisters Road just west of Finsbury Park station. This community-led project aims to inspire local residents and friends to get gardening, provide training and pathways to work for Read more [...]

  • Claremont Gardens ‘Capital Clean-up’

    Claremont Gardens is a valued and prominent green space in the centre of town (very close to train station) that provides a sanctuary to local wildlife and people. Unfortunately however, it has become rather neglected and overgrown. During our two day clean up event we will carry out litter picking, Read more [...]

  • Urban Growth

    Urban Growth is a practical and therapeutic work-based recovery programme based in Camden Town. We provide horticultural training in organic food growing and informal therapeutic support to individuals with severe and enduring mental health issues. Through horticultural training, participants gain personal and vocational skills to improve their mental health and Read more [...]

  • The Roots Project

    We are a woodland based group who carry out practical conservation and traditional forestry at King’s Meadow, part of Longbeach Wood in The Kent Downs AONB. Our aim is to improve the environment for wildlife, nature conservation, and recreation whilst engendering a sense of community. We promote and share traditional forest Read more [...]

  • Marlow Crescent

    Marlow Crescent Pocket Park has been created in partnership with London Borough of Richmond, Richmond Housing Partnership (RHP) and Groundwork London, in collaboration with members of the local community and funding from the Heathrow Fund, Greater London Authority and RHP. The site, through which the Whitton Brook runs, suffered from Read more [...]

  • Lancaster Court

    The Lancaster Court Pocket Park has been created in Partnership by the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Groundwork London, in collaboration with members of the local community and the Lancaster Court Tenants’ and Residents’ Association. The project has provided a new landscaped community area for the estate, which Read more [...]

  • Bishop’s Park

    Bishop’s Park and Fulham Palace gardens make up a flagship green space in the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. Throughout the summer of 2014, Groundwork London and our corporate partners assisted Park and Palace staff to undertake a number of exciting practical volunteering days on site. 172 volunteers took Read more [...]

  • Peveril House Amenity Deck

    Built in the 1960s, the Peveril House Amenity Deck became disused and was eventually closed for public access. Groundwork London and Leathermarket JMB, in collaboration with the local community, have transformed it and given this abandoned deck a new life, welcoming back people to enjoy its new facilities. A low-maintenance Read more [...]

  • Gandhi Chaplin Memorial Garden

    The Ghandi Chaplin Memorial Garden has been created in Partnership by Newham Council and Groundwork London, in collaboration with members of the local community. It commemorates Charlie Chaplin’s famous meeting with Mahatma Gandhi on the nearby Beckton Road, on 22nd September 1931, when hundreds gathered to catch a glimpse of Read more [...]

  • Melyn Close Garden

    Melyn Close is a cosy green pocket park that has been created by Groundwork London and commissioned by LBI Housing, in collaboration with the local community. Local residents were involved in the design of the park, which has incorporated low maintenance planting and natural play areas. These blend with the Read more [...]

  • The Renovation of Wanstead Playground

    We’re a group of parents from Wanstead and South Woodford who have decided to raise funds to replace the playground equipment in Christchurch Green off Wanstead High Street. We have raised £20,000 through a crowd fund on Spacehive. We are not receiving any backing from LB Redbridge, so any help Read more [...]

  • Energy Garden

    Energy Garden empowers communities to regenerate London from seed to solar power We support communities across London to turn Overground platforms into biodiverse, productive gardens with solar-powered station amenities. The sale of electricity from our solar portfolio provides funding for all of Energy Garden’s operations and social impact programmes. By Read more [...]

  • Crossbones Garden

    Creating a new green growing community garden including raised beds, pathways and relaxing areas. Incorporating historical and environmental interpretation and community events. Memorial and peace will be important themes running through the garden and giving the public opportunities to commemorate their own losses. The site has a rich history as Read more [...]

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