William Hobbayne Community Gardens Association
The William Hobbayne Community Gardens in Hanwell, West London is the result of transforming derelict land beside the Grand Union Canal into 55 mini growing spaces (3m X 3m) for local people to grow their own fruit and vegetables and as a community space. Gardeners began their work on individual plots in April 2012, and the William Hobbayne Community Gardens Association was formed with its first Annual General Meeting being held in September 2012.
Bee keeping was established in 2013.
In October 2014 The Charity of William Hobbayne purchased the freehold of the Community Gardens to ensure the long term security of this much valued community project.