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More than 20 SE1 gardens win Southwark in Bloom awards

More than 20 SE1 people and organisations have received Southwark in Bloom awards for their efforts to make the borough greener and more beautiful.

Christ Church Garden
Christ Church Garden won a silver gilt award

The overall winner was a flat at Norman House on the St Saviour's Estate which won gold in the balcony or container garden category.

Other SE1 gold award winners were Siobhan Davies Studios, Red Cross Garden, Downings Roads Moorings and Wade Hall Community Garden on the Dickens Estate.

Silver gilt awards were presented to homes in Bushbaby Close and Brunswick Court in Bermondsey.

The community garden at Tate Modern also received a silver gilt award, as did the much-admired garden at Styles House on The Cut and Providence Square near St Saviour's Dock.

The wildlife garden at Christ Church Southwark won silver gilt, as did the More London estate.

In the restaurant and pub category Ev won another silver gilt award for its green oasis in Isabella Street. The Shipwright Arms in Tooley Street also received the same honour.

Silver award winners included the Menier Chocolate Factory, a flat at Banks House on the Rockingham Estate and the wildflower area in Mint Street Park.

The Purbrook Estate won silver in the housing estate category.

Bronze awards went to the All Hallows Garden in Copperfield Street and the Bermondsey Christian Centre in Strathnairn Street. A resident of the St John's Estate picked up a bronze award in the wildlife friendly garden category.

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