City of Westminster won Gold and City category winner in the recent Britain in Bloom 2019 award ceremony held at the Royal Horticultural Society, Head Office in London.
Now in its 55th year, finalists are judged on their horticultural achievement, community participation and environmental responsibility with the RHS judges visiting communities in August.
The RHS judges mentioned the City of Westminster’s outstanding horticultural standards seen on the tour, the excellent environmental initiatives and fantastic partnership with the BID’s and local communities and the all year round programme of activities for the local communities and volunteers.
The judges went on to praise the close working partnership between the City of Westminster Parks Department and the grounds maintenance contractor, Continental Landscapes Ltd who are responsible for the submitting the Britain in Bloom entry on behalf of the Council.
The City of Westminster’s entry involved a large number of groups, departments, volunteers, staff and individuals, whose positive input and hard work over the year helped to make this an outstanding entry and a well-deserved Gold.
Pictured below are Marcin Bergius CLL (L) Baroness Floella Benjamin and David Creese WCC (R) with the Gold and City trophy.