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img_1398Blooming brilliant garden team win gold and silver – again!

Every year, two specialist English gardening organisations make awards for outstanding gardens, parks and community green areas within Greater London. We only began to compete a couple of years ago, and to our delight in 2015 we won Silver for the ‘Large Private Square category’ in the London Squares Garden Competition, and Gold for ‘Small Park of the Year’ awarded by London in Bloom.

I’m delighted to be able to tell you that our head gardener Sarah Syborn (pictured in the attached image receiving her award) and her three colleagues Mandy, Craig and Mick have excelled themselves even further this year, by retaining their Gold award (just announced) for London in Bloom, and raising the level of their award to Silver-Gilt in the London Squares Garden Competition. There are hundreds of applicants for these awards, so it is a major achievement to win either of the top ones once, much less twice over two years.

Please join the Company Board and me in congratulating our gardening team, preferably when you meet them in the garden! It is very encouraging that a small focused team like them, working with an entirely voluntary group of Board directors and Garden Committee members, can maintain the classic features of an historic, listed Grade 2 Victorian garden; while simultaneously adapting it into a Gold-medal winning garden, particularly admired by the judges for its deliberately environmentally-friendly aspects in a 21st-century context.

Colin Sheaf
Hon Chairman
The Warwick Square Company Ltd


warwick-sq_end-of-summer-a5-05Warwick Square “End of Summer” Garden Party
6.30pm, Thursday 6th October

Residents of Warwick Square are invited to a picnic party in your beautiful garden. Come meet new and familiar faces and let’s build a sense of community. All totally informal – bring your own picnic food and drink and share!

From 6.30pm on Thursday, 6th October. All residents welcome!


Warwick Square Garden wins top London Squares award

The Warwick Square Garden has improved on last year’s silver in the London Squares awards by winning silver gilt this year. Congratulations to head gardener Sarah Syborn and her team.


Calling all photographers who enjoy Champagne!

We want to record the garden in its different moods and seasons over the next five months, so we are offering a magnum of Champagne each for the three best photographic images we receive.

Click here for full details.  Entries close on Sunday 30 October 2016.


The Warwick Square Quiz

The quiz has now closed and the entries are being judged.  The winners’ names and the correct answers will be posted very shortly.


An introduction to Warwick Square

Click here to read an introduction to Warwick Square from the Colin Sheaf, both a resident and Honorary Chairman of the Warwick Square Company.

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GARDEN SQUARE MEMBERSHIP

For inquiries about external membership of the Warwick Square Gardens (very limited) contact Fry & Co, 52 Moreton Street, London SW1V 2PB. Tel: Lara Swycher on 020 7821 2241.