New Scheme for Planting on Turnham Green to Be Discussed

Friends group to see presentation on proposals at AGM

Picture: Friends of Turnham Green

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Proposals for a landscaping of Turnham Green which aims to increase the bio-diversity of the open space in the centre of Chiswick are to be presented at a forthcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Friends of Turnham Green.

Landscape designer Tom Stuart-Smith has drawn up a landscaping proposal the green which he will be showing to attendees at the meeting Monday 3 October.

His design practice as worked on a number of gardens and public parks and focuses on naturalistic planting. He has won eight gold medals and been awarded ‘Best in Show’ at Chelsea Flower Show three times.

Should the designs be approved, the planting would be done in phases as funding becomes available and maintenance would be undertaken by the council’s contractors working in partnership with

He offered to come up with a proposal for Turnham Green, for a scheme which could be planted in phases as funding becomes available and would be implemented and maintained as a collaboration between local volunteers and Hounslow Council.

Initially, the present wildflower meadow would be replanted and then ultimately extended. Future phases would include the planting of shrubbery to screen the park from traffic on Sutton Lane North.

The Friends of Turnham Green AGM is being held on Monday 3 October at Christ Church, Turnham Green at 7.30pm. New members are always being sought to join a team of enthusiastic volunteers who help maintain the green.

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October 2, 2022

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