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VICTORIAN FOOTPRINTS EXHIBITION EXPLORING BETHNAL GREEN IN THE 19TH CENTURY

This Exhibition can be seen at Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, London E2 6HG.

An item in the exhibition 'Grave Matters' is of particular interest as it features Meath Gardens and its transformation by the MPGA from one of the worst cemeteries in London.

Grave Matters

 


137th Annual General Meeting

Our 137th Annual General Meeting held on 15 October at the Garden Museum in Lambeth was well attended by MPGA members, several London Mayors and representatives of many gardening organisations.

Click here to view our Annual Report and Accounts for 2018, which includes details of grants given.

THE LONDON SPADE AWARD was granted to Paul Rochford of Joseph Rochford Gardens Ltd for his support of the MPGA and London's green spaces

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Paul Rochford (right) accepting the Spade from MPGA President Hugh Johnson OBE



spade award

Mark Camley, Executive Director of Park Operations and Venues at the London Legacy Development Corporation was our Speaker this year and gave the audience a great deal to think about. A Reception was held following the meeting giving guests the opportunity to mingle and network.




How Hamstead Heath was saved

A fascinating book by Helen Lawrence about how Hampstead Heath narrowly escaped the developers. Sounds a familiar story! An excellent read for all lovers of the Heath.
ISBN 978-1-913213-00-8