Welcome to Abbey Gardens, a community garden in West Ham
surrounding part of the ruins of a
12th century abbey.

There are free garden club sessions and new gardeners are always welcome. The garden is open to visitors from dawn till dusk.


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Gardening sessions take place on
Tuesdays 1pm-3pm
Thursdays 4pm-7pm
Saturdays 10am-4pm

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Position filled!

Thank you so much to everyone who applied for the Project Manager role. We are pleased to announce we have found the right candidate who has already begun to do fantastic work in our community.

Soon we will update our website and provide more information on how to get involved in gardening sessions.

Please follow us on Instagram @_abbeygardens for regular news or email us at admin@abbeygardens.com.

In the meantime, happy gardening all!

Update; We’re hiring!!

Hi everyone,

Firstly we are very sorry for the lack of updates here. We will update the site to reflect our plan for this spring/summer including gardening days and activities.

In the meantime; we are hiring a Project Manager to work with us 2 days a week. Please take a look at the job description below for more information.

If you need to get in touch email is the best admin@abbeygardens.org or find us on Instagram @_abbeygardens for regular updates


Abbey Gardens E15, Job Description – Garden Project Manager _ Project Lead

Find yourself a bargain at our Summer Market!

Summer Market Poster: Find yourself a bargain & enjoy the garden in our 10th anniversary year

Find yourself a bargain & enjoy the garden in our 10th anniversary year!
Summer Market Sunday 17th July 2pm-5pm

A free event for all ages

Joining Friends of Abbey Gardens are two incredible teams of young people, representing NCS The Challenge

Experience an eclectic range of stalls and activities! Something for everyone!

Plentiful produce from the garden on our Honesty Stall

Visit our ever-popular tea and cake stall

Plus live musical entertainment to be confirmed

All proceeds from market stalls, drinks, food & honesty stall will be donated to the garden.