Blooming Lambeth Awards 2020

This year, due to the Covid 19 pandemic, our awards ceremony was held virtually.  Below you will find the 7 categories of 2020 along with the winners and the highly commended nominations for each category.  We also feature 4 growers for their incredible commitment to supporting and encouraging food growing in the borough over 2020.

Awards Celebration Event


Ivor Picardo award for the most abundant vegetable patch


Alison Jones and the Southwell Community Garden

Highly Commended: 

Inez Simms, Edmundsbury Court Estate

Florence and Herald Douglas, Horle Walk

Against the odds


Cath Raitt, Palace Road Estate Residents’ Association

Get creative – a public vote


Caldwell Estate Community Garden

Highly Commended: 

Dave Sohanpal

School garden – a public vote


Sudbourne School

Highly Commended: 

Hitherfield School

Most imaginative container or growing space – a public vote


Lower Marsh Market’s “Edible Marsh” project

Highly Commended: 

Coligny Court, Calais Gate & Coligny Court TRA

My lockdown garden


Miriam Thripp

Highly Commended: 

Natasha and Nayla Samy Lozada

Lambeth Towers’ Community Garden

Above and beyond


Kathy Jones

Loughborough Park Community Garden

Highly Commended: 

Larkhall Park Community Garden

Lairdale Estate Community Garden

Angell Town growing project,
Gillian Marshall-Dunkley and Anthony Johnson

Rocio Adams

Special Thanks to these amazing people for their commitment and support to food growing in the community….

Poppy George and the Rosendale 2020 growers

Robert Finlay and the Eco Farming Warriors of SE19/27

Fabrice Boltho and the team at Myatt’s Fields Park

Chris Daniels a volunteer at St John’s Waterlo