Sutton’s Blooming Marvellous! Winners of 2022 Sutton in Bloom Competition Announced

19 Jul 2022

Sutton’s credentials as one of London’s greenest boroughs have been on full display during  the Council’s annual Sutton in Bloom garden competition and entries have been of an exceptionally high standard across all six categories this year. Following judging by the London in Bloom team, we have announced today the 2022 winners. 

This year’s winners and runners up are:

  • Best Front Garden:

    • Winner - Christine Gates, Corbould Close, Carshalton

    • Runner up - Michael Fawcett, Acre Lane, Carshalton

    • Third place - Graham Fox, Richmond Green, Beddington

  • Best Community Garden: 

    • Winner - Yourspacesutton, Seears Park Nursery

    • Runner up - The Roundabout at Greenway, Wallington

    • Third place - Hackbridge Community Garden, Carshalton

  • Best Business Frontage:

    • Winner - Maggie’s at the Royal Marsden, Sutton

    • Runner up - Sutton Business Centre, Hackbridge

    • Third place - Scarlett’s Hat Hire, Sutton

  • Best Allotment Garden:

    • Winner - Jason Stirling & Astrid Svindland, Chaucer Road Allotments

    • Runner up - Kanagaratnam Sivabalan, Buckland Way Allotments

    • Third place - Karen Smith, Warren Allotments

  • Best School Garden:

    • Winner - Cheam Common Junior Academy Trust, Worcester Park

    • Runner up - Sutton High School for Girls, Sutton

    • Third place - Nonsuch High School For Girls, Cheam

  • Best Container Garden:

    • Winner - Debbie Thomas, Beulah Road, Sutton

    • Runner up - Nicola Miles,  Langcroft Close, Carshalton

Councillor Barry Lewis, Chair of the Environment and Sustainable Transport Committee, said:

"I’m delighted to see some of the beautiful entries for this year’s Sutton in Bloom. I know that many of us love Sutton for its green spaces and access to nature, so these gardens help to enhance our leafy borough and increase its biodiversity. I congratulate everyone who took part this year, and especially our winners, for helping to make Sutton a greener, more pleasant place to live and work."

An awards ceremony was due to take place today, Tuesday 19 July, with Sutton’s Mayor, Councillor Trish Fivey, presenting winners and runners up with their certificates. However, due to the UK’s first ever red warning for extreme heat, this has now been postponed until September.

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