Cranbrook Estate residents and those from the surrounding areas designed and built Cranbrook Community Food Garden in 2009.
The garden has 21 raised beds, a shed, greenhouse, composting facilities and a patio area with seating. The garden also has a living roof and has undertaken recent biodiversity improvements.
Cranbrook Community Food Garden nestles proudly within the iconic modernist Cranbrook Estate, designed by Skinner, Bailey and Lubetkin. Completed in the 1960s, the estate is home to Elizabeth Frink’s sculpture The Blind Beggar and his Dog.
Weekly activities include learning about organic gardening, food growing, composting and more with the guided experience of volunteer team members.
Awards include an outstanding rating in London in Bloom 2016-2020.