IEL and Engie; a new collaboration

Through 2020, we are excited to be collaborating with Engie, the renewable energy company. Engie is offering us top soil, boards, trees and volunteers.

Two of our member gardens have already taken advantage of this: Lairdale has received scaffold boards and Streatham Common Community Garden is in the process of getting top soil. Don’t delay, make your requests today!

An offer of volunteers: do you need a big job accomplished in the New Year but are wondering where you will get the people power? Then apply to us and Engie will help you out. We will be creating a schedule of volunteers and the company needs six weeks’ notice, so get your request in before Christmas, so the wheels can start turning.

An offer of trees: would you like some trees for your site? 2020 is going to be the year of tree planting, as we all try to mitigate against our climate emergency. Do you have a patch of land that would be appropriate for a tree? Let us know as soon as you can and we will request them from Engie.

An offer of topsoil: this can be provided upon request

An offer of planks or railway sleepers for raised beds, or any other construction project: as above, just ask and we will see what can be done.

Just email us at to get things moving.