Fresh Air Gardens

Fresh Air Gardens – A London in Bloom Initiative supported by the Mayor of London   London in Bloom  & the Mayor of London , Sadiq Khan invites Gardeners from Greater London to participate in this new environmental initiative for gardeners to play their part in reducing pollution through the ‘air conditioning’ effect of vegetation and

Business Improvement Districts & Town centres

Since London in Bloom started in the 1960’s businesses have been a major contributor in brightening up our High Streets and Town Centres and creating destination hubs and visitor experiences across London.  Business also make contribution to the Boroughs of London who enter London in Bloom and several who go on to represent the Capital in

Londons Parks, Greenspaces & Heritage Parks & Gardens

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

London in Bloom

London in Bloom  celebrates the efforts of London’s Boroughs & Cities, Business Improvement Districts, Towns & Villages, Town Centres, Community Gardening Groups,  Parks & Green Spaces, Businesses and individuals.  Through the annual category based competitions  London in Bloom recognises entries by awarding Bronze, Silver, Silver Gilt & Gold Awards  and other awards at an annual

Allotments & Grow Your Own

London in Bloom is not just about flowers,  and we welcome entries from Allotment sites, either via the local authorities entry into London in Bloom or in their own right.  If you are a member of an allotment society who manages the whole site voluntarily you could enter the RHS Its Your Neighbourhood Scheme administered

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. London in Bloom’s annual competition recognises and rewards participants with Certificates & Trophies at its annual award ceremony. To support our entries

London in Bloom Awards

The London in Bloom Awards were held at Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond , Sponsored and supported by Daniel Hearsum, Patron.

London Boroughs, Town centres , Towns, Business Improvements Districts and Villages  were honoured in the morning session along with London Parks entries and It is Your Neighbourhood Communities in the afternoon.

The awards were a great success with over 250 awards being presented including over 100 coveted Gold Awards. Well done to all of our entrants and for all of the work you do to make London an better, happier and healthier place.

Everyone was a winner  but those achieving overall winner  status included;

City of Westminster – Borough of the Year

Hillingdon – City of the Year

Westminster – City of the Year

Waltham Village – Village of the Year

City of London – Town of the Year –

Canary Wharf – Town Center of the  Year

London Bridge – Business Improvement District

Urban Community – Bankside-Bankside Open Spaces Trust/Better Bankside/Southwark

For results please go to London in Bloom Results


London in Bloom Fresh Air Gardens Awards

At the London in Bloom Awards on Thursday 20th September at Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park, award winners were announced.  Award winners received awards from Silver to Gold and each received  Garden Vouchers  to buy plants that  help to reduce the impact of  air pollution.

Lets hope we see more getting involved next year and more gardens helping to improve our environment.

A full list of results is available on the London Results Menu




Communities acheive top honours

London in Bloom celebrated Community gardening at its annual awards. Communities from across Greater London entered the Royal Horticultural Society's Its Your Neighbourhood Scheme administered in London by London in Bloom. 2018 saw over a 100 entries participating with close to 200 attending the awards. Awards were presented to those who were just starting out to those achieving the Outstanding Level. Awards are presented from Level 1 to Level 5. Its free to enter and everyone receives an award.. In addition four communities achieved the highest award level by receiving National Certificates of Distinction presented by Chris Young, RHS Outreach Advisor, they were; Cleveland Park Residents Association, Waltham Forest Friends of Margravine Cemetery, Hammersmith & Fulham Henry Dickens Court, Kensington & Chelsea Strawberry Hill House Community Garden Well done to all our communities

Parks Awards 2018

London in Bloom celebrated the Parks & Open Spaces of Greater London at  its annual awards at Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park.

London in Boom received over 150 entries and  at the awards they went away with; 84 Gold awards, 65 Silver Gilt Awards, 9 Silver Award and a single Bronze award. Congratulations to all.