Celebrations across Enfield as parks and green spaces win awards

by | Sep 14, 2016 | Featured Slider, Latest, News

There was a celebration across the London Borough of Enfield after a number of parks and green spaces won awards.

A total of ten parks were given gongs after competing at the Enfield in Bloom Awards, earlier this year in July.

Awards were given to schools, residents and pubs who took part in the competition, including public spaces.

Winners of the Best Maintained Park were Bury Lodge and Bromfield park, who won gold, Town Park won silver, and Grovelands and Forty Hall park were awarded bronze.

Firs Farm Wetlands and Edmonton cemetery won gold for the Highway Bed and Open Space Planting category.

Lavender Hill cemetery entrance was given silver and Pymmes park Wetlands was awarded bronze.

Forty Hall’s Walled Garden also won gold in the ‘Exceptional Horticulture Category’.

To celebrate the achievement Councillor Daniel Anderson, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment joined Councillor Yasemin Brett, Cabinet Member for Community, Arts and Culture who visited Forty Hall park.

Friends of Forty Hall member, Jo-Ann Brown gave them a tour of the gardens and the wildlife which it attracts.

Councillor Anderson said: “I would like to thank our gardening staff, together with our Friends of Parks groups, who have demonstrated a remarkable degree of skill and ability to produce such spectacular displays.

“I congratulate them all on the fruits of their labours.”

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