The Metropolitan Public Gardens Association

Read our story of how we enhance gardens across London

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West Smithfield Garden by MPGAMetropolitan Public Gardens Association

About Us

Since1882 we have played a vital role in the preservation and improvement of neglected sites and green open spaces across London. We give modest grants  and practical assistance to enhance London and improve the quality of life for local communities. 

London Parks Lancaster Gate, Statue of MPGA Founder Lord Meath by MPGAMetropolitan Public Gardens Association

Still Going Strong

Founded by Lord Meath, an amazing Victorian crusader and philanthropist, the MPGA was involved in setting up the National Trust and the National Playing Fields Association. In addition to our Grants and Bulbs for London project, we campaign for green spaces under threat in London.

Greatfields Park, LB Barking & Dagenham by MPGAMetropolitan Public Gardens Association

Approaching our 140th Year

London is one of the greenest cities in the world and we continue to play our part.  Through our wide range of grants, we help to improve and beautify the environment for residents and visitors alike. To help with our funding and learn more about us click here

St Paul's Cathedral Rainbow Bedding by MPGAMetropolitan Public Gardens Association

A Helping Hand

Over the years we have helped  thousands of London's green spaces including parks, community gardens, cemeteries, hospices, streetscapes and memorial gardens.  We have also supported many of London's leading gardening events, such as London in Bloom, Open Garden Squares Weekend  and City Farms. Give us a Helping Hand - to become a Member or make a donation visit our website

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