Cable Street Community Gardens are an oasis of tranquility with fruit trees, berry bushes and numerous mini-ponds across the site, in addition to the plentiful flowers and vegetables; they also provide an important meeting place and link between a wide range of ages and cultures in East London. The garden is one of the largest in inner London and caters for a wide range of interests among its members, including creating habitats for native plants and a haven for wildlife where everyone can enjoy the natural world.
Facilities: Volunteering, Wildlife area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: During opening times
Every day during daylight when members are on site.
By underground and London Docklands Light Railway to Shadwell (Eastern Line). By bus: any bus down Commercial Road, stop by Steel's Lane Health Centre and walk through. Also No. 100 from Liverpool Street. By car: off Highway, on left travelling east, opp.King Edward Memorial Gardens/sign for Prospect of Whitby pub; turn up Glamis Road, cross straight over Cable Street.
Friday, January 1, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Training and networking for care farmers
A programme of national and regional events offered by the Growing Care Farming project. The programme includes regular themed webinars, network meetings, training courses and launch events for those working...
What: A chance for SF&G members - particularly new members - to gather virtually, build connections and share support ideas in a safe, encouraging environment.
Who: Any SF&G member
When: Tuesday 2nd March, 16:00 - 17:00,...
All Things Allotments! Online training in English via Zoom
Are you working with an allotment site in Wales and want to expand the potential of the site for everyone in the community? Come attend our 2 hour online training session to learn more about...
We are so pleased and excited to announce our 'Growing Teachers' training.
Growing Teachers is all about helping you to help your school grow. Growing Teachers is about inspiring, supporting and empowering teachers, support staff, independent...
We are all facing an unprecedented period of difficulty and disruption caused by the current coronavirus crisis. As the situation develops we want you to know that we are here. We have developed a dedicated Corona COVID -19 section of our website...
For many people arriving to seek asylum in the UK, community growing spaces can offer vital and unique opportunities to find community, improve mental and physical health and to learn and share skills. These resources have been designed to encourage...
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented global impact and we want to ensure we support our members, as we look forward to moving out of this difficult time.
We’ve developed a short survey that builds on the one we ran in April/May 2020, and...
A new study has shown that just 30 minutes of gardening a week has a beneficial effect on mental health.
Researchers from Westminster and Essex universities questioned 269 gardeners and non-gardeners with the former describing their feelings before...