Open Garden Estates 2015

Over the weekend of 13-14 June three Lambeth housing estates earmarked for regeneration, Cressingham Gardens, Central Hill and Knight’s Walk, hosted Open Garden Estates, an event organised by Architects for Social Housing (ASH). Founded by architect Geraldine Dening in order to respond architecturally to London’s housing crisis, ASH is a collective of architects, urban designers, … Continue reading Open Garden Estates 2015

Knight’s Walk: Open Garden Estates 2015

Knights Walk - a small set of single story patio houses set within Cotton Gardens estate designed by George Finch - opened several of its unique interior courtyard-gardens to the public for guided tours that culminated with a talk delivered by Kate Macintosh, who was celebrating the recent listing of Leigham Court Road, a sheltered housing estate … Continue reading Knight’s Walk: Open Garden Estates 2015

Cressingham Gardens, Open Garden Estates, 13-14 June 2015

Cressingham Gardens' focus for the Open Garden Estates was Cressingham's fantastic communal gardens managed by Nick, Fatima and Pamela (among others). We started the tour at the recently installed and opened rain gardens, suitably apt for a british summer, but happily not in use that day! Passing by the luxurious edible gardens, Nick showed us … Continue reading Cressingham Gardens, Open Garden Estates, 13-14 June 2015

Open Garden Estates

To coincide with the National Trust’s Open Garden Squares weekend, ASH have proposed an Open Garden Estates weekend for London’s housing estates over the weekend of the 13-14 June. We are promoting this as an opportunity for the public to visit and explore estates on a self-guided tour around the gardens of individual homes, communal … Continue reading Open Garden Estates