Dollis Hill residents awarded top marks for blooming marvellous gardens

Five stars for Campbell Gordon Way Residents’ Association (Pic credit: Jan Nevill)

Five stars for Campbell Gordon Way Residents Association (Pic credit: Jan Nevill) - Credit: Archant

An award-winning group of green-fingered residents have scooped the highest accolade from the Royal Horticultural Society for their gardening skills.

Campbell Gordon Way Residents’ Association (CGWRA) in Dollis Hill, have been awarded five stars in the ‘It’s you neighbourhood’ campaign which is part of London in Bloom by the RHS.

To celebrate their success residents held a street party on Saturday which included a fireworks display and was attended by Cllr Kana Naheerathan, Mayor of Brent, and a host of other politicians including Navin Shah, Brent and Harrow Labour Assembly member.

Cllr Naheerathan presented medals to the younger gardeners in Campbell Gordon Way, who worked very hard with their little wheel barrows and shovels, a trophy was also presented to Mr Som who created a Thai garden

Bernard Fitzpatrick, from CGWRA, said: “We are delighted with our five stars and will work hard to keep them.

“A special thanks goes to all the residents who helped make this a success.”

Alison Hopkins, former Liberal Democrat councillor for Dollis Hill, added: “I am absolutely delighted that Campbell Gordon Way has achieved the highest possible marks in London in Bloom – they really deserve it.

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“It’s been a real privilege to be able to help Bernie and his residents over the past couple of years and I hope very much to go on doing so.”

CGWRA have scooped seven awards in the last four years including first prize in Brent in Bloom in 2012 and 2103.

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