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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Cranbrook Community Food Garden

Cranbrook Community Food Garden
(Photo: Candy Blackham)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–15:00
Sunday 10:00–15:00

Activities

To be confirmed

Entrance

The Avenue, Cranbrook Estate Roman Road - opposite Usk Street
Nearest postcode: E2 0RD

Buses

8, D6

Station

Bethnal Green

Cycle hire station

Globe Town Market (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Wheelchair access to over three-quarters of the garden, although ground is uneven

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

This award-winning community food garden is celebrating its 10th birthday in 2019. Cranbrook Estate residents and those from the surrounding area designed and built the garden in 2009. The garden nestles proudly within the iconic modernist Cranbrook Estate, designed by Skinner, Bailey and Lubetkin. Completed in the 1960s, it is home to Elizabeth Frink’s sculpture The Blind Beggar and his Dog. The garden, which holds regular community workshops, has 21 raised beds, a shed, greenhouse, composting facilities, a patio area with seating and a living roof. Awards for the garden have included an Outstanding rating in London in Bloom in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Chair: Lizzy Mace
Capital Growth garden: 68
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–15:00
Sunday 10:00–15:00

Activities

To be confirmed

Entrance

The Avenue, Cranbrook Estate Roman Road - opposite Usk Street
Nearest postcode: E2 0RD

Buses

8, D6

Station

Bethnal Green

Cycle hire station

Globe Town Market (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Wheelchair access to over three-quarters of the garden, although ground is uneven

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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