Gold hat-trick at London in Bloom

Ealing’s parks and open spaces have won gold awards for the second year running at the London in Bloom Awards on 15 September 2015 in the large city category.

Walpole, Park, Ealing

The council was given the prestigious gold status for overall impact of horticulture, environmental management and community participation in the borough.

Walpole Park, Ealing was awarded gold in the large park category and the Litten Nature Reserve, Greenford was awarded gold and category winner in the small conservation area award category.

Southfields Recreation Ground, Acton won a silver gilt award in the conservation area category, while St Mary’s churchyard, Ealing won silver and category winner in the churchyard of the year category.

London in Bloom is designed to promote gardening, horticulture and biodiversity across the city, to make it a greener and cleaner place to live, work and visit.

Councillor Bassam Mahfouz, cabinet member for transport, environment and leisure said: “This is a celebration for the parks team, groups and all the volunteers that help keep the borough’s parks up to such high standards. Ealing’s parks are one of the things that make it such a great place to work and live and our ambition to continually improve them has resulted in these fantastic accolades, striking gold again.  Thank you to everyone who make them the uniquely attractive and welcoming spaces that they are.”

Visit London in Bloom for full details of all the awards won by Ealing and the other competing councils this year.

To find out more about the borough’s parks and open spaces here.