London Fields residents call on donations to build garden

Residents in London Fields are requesting donations from the community to build a green space on their estate.

Occupants of Morland Estate, in Richmond Road, are leading a grassroots crowdfunding campaign, with help from charity Trees for Cities, to transform the neglected area at the centre of their estate into a garden.

The project needs a cash boost of £10,000 to become a reality.

Money will go towards building and maintaining plant beds, a 10-tree community orchard and a natural play area aimed at engaging children nature.

Residents hope that the garden will help bring together tenants from diverse backgrounds and those who are isolated and elderly.


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The deadline to reach the target is October 20.

If the target isn’t met all pledges will be refunded.

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To donate, go to spacehive.com/morlandsgrowing.

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