London in Bloom Awards

London in Bloom Awards The Annual Awards is where London in Bloom celebrates the efforts of London’s Boroughs, Communities, Businesses and individuals who do so much to make London a special place to live, work and visit.…

Business in Bloom

Since London in Bloom started in the 1960’s businesses have been involved in brightening up our High Streets and Town Centres across London.  Business who make a contribution to their Borough or Town can either enter through the Borough Competition (phone your Town Hall  or Civic Centre) and ask about the Borough in Bloom  campaign,

Grow Your Own

London in Bloom is not just about flowers, as a Charity we encourage individuals, communities, businesses and local authorities to participate in all forms of horticulture and gardening with an emphasis on the environment and conservation. Community participation is also high on our agenda, especially when individuals get together to grow food. So whether you

Londons Parks & Greenspaces

Public Parks & Gardens and our Green Spaces are among the most important places for Londoners and inded they form part of our heritage. Infinitely variable, large, small and often intimate places that can be enjoyed on many levels. For just sitting and enjoying the scenery, for sport and children’s play, for gardening and horticulture,

Londons Gardens & Gardeners

The efforts of London’s’ Gardeners can be seen all across London and each year judges are amazed at the number and quality of the gardens they are shown. But if you are proud of your front garden or a balcony and your Borough does not have an Annual Bloom Competition or does not participate in

What is London in Bloom?

London in Bloom is a campaign and competition where Boroughs, communities, residents, businesses can work together to improve the environment of London to make a greener, cleaner place to live, work and visit.
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Green Streets; Better Lives;

Help us “Green” up our grey spaces, streets and high streets through the addition of plants. Adding plants to these dull and uninspiring places will we hope improves not only the quality of people’s lives that live there but also to those who practice business or visit the area as a visitor.

A special award will be given to the best example of Green Streets in the London Region.

This is only open to existing entries and must be on the judge’s route to be eligible for an award. But if you would like to be recognised for what you do why not consider an entry into London in Bloom

London in Bloom 2016

Despite rumors of London in Boom's imminent demise, we continue to grow year on year. After a record-breaking year in 2015 entries are up again this year and Judges will be visiting some 319 entries; Boroughs, Communities, and Parks throughout June & July Thanks to our Patron, Daniel Hearsum, our awards will again be at Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park, Entry is closed for 2016 but if you want to get involved in our 50th-year celebrations in 2017 don't hesitate to contact us. Email: or P/F: 020 8662 1021


As we grow year-on-year we need judges to visit and assess our entries, so if you are a Parks Professional, Horticulturist, Gardener, Conservationist or involved in community gardening and are keen to get involved email us your contact details and a brief history and we will contact you. You need not have judged before as training will be given. Please contact Peter Holman, Vice Chair London in Bloom


The London Boroughs of Havering, Tower Hamlets, Ealing and the City of London and in the Urban Community category Walthamstow Village.

They will be judged in the first two weeks of August, so we wish the very best of luck.

London in Bloom Seminar

The 2016 London in Bloom seminar was held at the Vestry Museum, Walthamstow Village on the 5th April. Entrants and judges received presentations on getting the most from the judging process, and later judges honed their skills in readiness for this year competitions by undertaking a mock assessment of the village guided by the Walthamstow in Bloom

Thanks go to WViB for hosting the event and for giving us insights into what makes this community so successful.