Contacts for gardening

Allotments Section (Camden Council)

Address
London Borough of Camden 4th Floor, 5 Pancras Square c/o Town Hall, Judd Street London WC1H 9JE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/allotments
Phone
020 7974 1693 (Call Centre)
Details

The waiting lists for all Camden allotments (Antrim Grove, Branch Hill, Fitzroy Park and the Westcroft Estate) are now closed.

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
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Antrim Grove Allotments

Address
London Borough of Camden 4th Floor, 5 Pancras Square c/o Town Hall, Judd Street London WC1H 9JE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/allotments
Phone
020 7974 1693 (Call Centre)
Details

27 allotment plots. (Waiting list closed - April 2012).

Location
View location map for NW3 4XR
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Branch Hill Allotments

Address
London Borough of Camden 4th Floor, 5 Pancras Square c/o Town Hall, Judd Street London WC1H 9JE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/allotments
Phone
020 7974 1693 (Call Centre)
Details

This site has 26 plots and a communal shed.

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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Camden Garden Centre Limited

Address
2 Barker Drive off St Pancras Way London NW1 0JW
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camdengardencentre.co.uk
Phone
020 7387 7080
Fax
020 7529 8160
Details
Head of Social Enterprise, Development and Training Mike Jackson. Social enterprise offering full range of garden centre services and providing training and education for disadvantaged people.
Open
Courses start in January and September for 10 weeks either on Wed 7pm-9pm or Thu 11am-12 noon
Location
View location map for NW1 0JW
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Camden in Bloom Competition (Camden Council)

Address
London Borough of Camden 5th Floor, 5 Pancras Square c/o Town Hall, Judd Street London WC1H 9JE
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
020 7974 8815
Details

Horticultural competition for schools, residents, communities and businesses. Categories vary annually.

Open
Annual competition taking place in the summer months.
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Fitzroy Park Allotments

Address
London Borough of Camden 4th Floor, 5 Pancras Square c/o Town Hall, Judd Street London WC1H 9JE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/allotments
Phone
020 7974 1693 (Call Centre)
Details

86 allotment plots.

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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Green Peppers Club

Address
Maiden Lane Community Centre 156 St Pauls Crescent London NW1 9XZ
Phone
020 7267 9586
Fax
020 7284 3661
Details
Gardening club for families which meets throughout the year. Works in the community garden and on the Maiden Lane Estate. Also have outings to places of interest.
Location
View location map for NW1 9XZ
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Hampstead Horticultural Society

Email
Send an enquiry
Website
hampsteadhorticulturalsociety.yolasite.com/
Details

Encourages the cultivation of vegetables, fruit and flowers, and encourages cooperation among gardeners. Organises visits to interesting gardens within reach of London, plant sales and illustrated talks. Members receive newsletters detailing all events. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

Location
View location map for NW3 1LT
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Heath and Hampstead Society

Address
London NW3 1XD
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.heathandhampsteadsociety.org.uk
Phone
020 8343 0381
Details
Local amenity society preserving and enhancing all aspects of Hampstead and safeguarding Hampstead Heath. About 1600 members. Special events, Heath walks, Scene from the Street gardening competition, newsletter. Discount card for use in over 100 Hampstead venues and shops. Sub groups deal with licensing, planning, traffic and safety issues as well as all matters concerning Hampstead Heath.
Open
AGM usually held in June, meetings 2 or 3 times a year.
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Highgate Horticultural Society

Address
26 Ashmount Road London N19 3BJ
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.highgatehorticulturalsociety.org.uk
Phone
020 7263 6831
Details
Spring, summer and autumn shows. 10% discount for members at the Highgate Garden Centre and Alexandra Palace Garden Centre.
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Holborn Community Association Older Peoples Activity Programme

Address
Millman Street Resource Centre 50 Millman Street London WC1N 3EW
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.holborncommunity.co.uk
Phone
020 7405 2493
Details

Tai chi, dance exercise, Pilates, theatre design, rock'n'roll, gardening, computers, women only exercise, arts performances, singing, bowls, yoga, line dancing, painting, Cook and Eat, photography, carers' support group, arts and crafts, play reading, history, museum trips and workshops.

Open
Varies, request timetable.
Location
View location map for WC1N 3EW
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Home Composting Scheme (Camden Council)

Address
London Borough of Camden 5 Pancras Square c/o Town Hall, Judd Street London WC1H 9JE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/composting
Phone
020 7974 6981
Fax
020 7974 5714
Details
Scheme to offer Camden residents reduced prices on composters, wormeries and water butts. Purchase a special offer compost bin for £5.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Kentish Town City Farm

Address
1 Cressfield Close London NW5 4BN
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.ktcityfarm.org.uk
Phone
020 7916 5421
Details

Large city farm with activities for schools, local residents and children (group visits by appointment only). Summer activities for children up to the age of 14, under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Community garden. Large amounts of well rotted manure available to gardeners. Pensioners' garden club. Riding clubs. Children's pony rides Sat-Sun 1.30pm-2.30pm.

Open
Tue-Sun 9am-5pm.
Location
View location map for NW5 4BN
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Kentish Town City Farm Pensioners Garden Club

Address
Kentish Town City Farm 1 Cressfield Close London NW5 4DN
Website
www.ktcityfarm.org.uk
Phone
020 7916 5421
Details
Garden club for retired people within walking distance of the farm. Places in the club only come up infrequently. Communal shed and tools. Advice available for organic growing.
Open
Mon-Sun 9am-5pm.
Location
View location map for NW5 4DN
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Mill Lane Garden Centre

Address
160 Mill Lane London NW6 1TF
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.thecamdensociety.co.uk/milllane
Phone
020 7431 1160
Fax
020 7431 8511
Details
Social enterprise offering garden centre sales, training for people with learning disabilities and a garden maintenance service.
Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-4.30pm.
Location
View location map for NW6 1TF
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National Gardens Scheme

Website
www.ngs.org.uk
Phone
01483 211 535
Details

3,700 private gardens are open to the public for specified days of the year. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

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Information taken from Cindex local information database

South End Green and Mansfield Allotments Association

Address
31 Nassington Road London NW3 2TX
Details
The association runs 60 allotments on the railway embankment near Hampstead Heath railway station. Operates a waiting list. The allotments are only available to residents living within the catchment area: Highgate Road (East), Rosslyn Hill/Haverstock Hill (West), Prince of Wales Road (South), Gayton Road/Well Walk (North).
Location
View location map for NW3 2TX
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Westcroft Estate Allotments

Address
London Borough of Camden 4th Floor, 5 Pancras Square c/o Town Hall, Judd Street London WC1H 9JE
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.camden.gov.uk/allotments
Phone
020 7974 1693 (Call Centre)
Details

53 allotment plots. Operates a waiting list.

Original source
Information taken from Cindex local information database
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