Author: Energy Garden

January 22, 2018 Energy Garden No comments exist

Over the last two years, Energy Garden has been working to create a community-owned company that supports a city-wide greening project on London’s transport infrastructure.  We needed to find a new way to raise millions of pounds in a structure that would not change our core principle of equitable treatment for all members. Energy Garden…

November 5, 2017 Energy Garden No comments exist

This Monday, 6th November, Energy Garden will launch its Community Bond at City Hall. The event will be attended by Energy Gardeners, Transport Partners, Volunteers, Young Interns, Directors, Investors, representatives from the GLA and more.   The Community Bond launch will take you through our journey, our current projects and our future plans. As well…

September 6, 2017 Energy Garden No comments exist

Energy Garden is continuing its fantastic work alongside its partners TFL and Groundwork London. The work continues to gain momentum and is being recognised more and more. TFL’s internal magazine ‘Upfront’ recently published an interesting piece about the Brondesbury Park Energy Garden. The article contains interviews with station and Energy Garden staff who are both…

September 1, 2017 Energy Garden No comments exist

Energy Garden recently appeared in Timeout with some of Londons most exciting and innovative environmental projects. We are delighted to be held alongside such amazing projects by the go-to guide to whats happening in our city. Energy Garden is based on local communities coming together to take ownership of their local station and make it…

June 30, 2017 Energy Garden No comments exist

  Honest Tea launched its partnership with Groundwork London today at Mobile Garden City with Honest ambassador and TV presenter Julia Bradbury. The partnership will bring more green spaces and gardens to London, including moving the Mobile Garden City to Hackney to become an Energy Garden. Honest Tea’s research showed that while many Brits can’t…

June 29, 2017 Energy Garden No comments exist

Thanks to the work of volunteers and the Energy Garden Green Team, West Croydon now has brightly colored planters filled with ferns, lamiums, bergenias, perennial geraniums, euphorbia, liriopes and skimmias! If you pass them on your commute, please help out by watering during this warm weather!                  …

June 29, 2017 Energy Garden No comments exist

On Tuesday the 27th of June, a tour of Energy Garden and Banister House Solar started at Brondesbury Park Overground station in North London. Colin Baines of Friends Provident Foundation created the event in conjunction with Community energy fortnight so that UK Social Impact Investment Groups could see community projects that are delivering social, environmental and financial returns…

May 23, 2017 Energy Garden No comments exist

What does community energy mean to you? How about community gardening? Here at Energy Garden we envisage a cyclical development of green spaces producing food for local people, supported by renewable energy systems. This will all be owned, run and managed by the people that they serve.   As of Spring 2017, over 20 Energy…

May 8, 2017 Energy Garden No comments exist

Introducing the Energy Garden Ale, an English Pale Ale made with golden hops straight from Brondesbury Park Overground! The beer was brewed at U Brew, an open brewery in the heart of London. What makes this beer special is that it is brewed with fresh hops from the Energy Garden, whereas most beers are made with dried hops.   You…