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Stockport Growing In Partnership

Woodbank Park Allotments

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The Project is set up as a partnership which aims to encourage people of all abilities to learn and develop gardening skills in a safe and fun environment.

We have large industrial grade poly tunnels ideal for when its raining and an outside Vegetable plot with raised beds so the whole site is fully disabled accessible

Associated user groups

Friends of Stockport Growing Partnership

Bee hives under the control of the BBKA.

Stockport Voluntary Tree Wardens

Disability Stockport (Primus)

Bridge Collage

Cheadle and Marple CollegeStudents

Stockport Youth offending Team

Probation Trust

There is a mess room and composting toilet on site and all tools are provided.

We are based in the old nursery poly tunnel site at Woodbank Park, Offerton. Free Car parking is just off Turncroft lane to the rear of Offerton youth club, about 100m from the Hall Street  junction. We are open every Tuesday  10.00 12.00, Friday 9.00-3.30 and the first and 3rd Saturday in the Month 10.00- 3.00

You are of course free to attend as little or as often as you wish, so come on and meet the other volunteers  and have a look round, and did I mention its all free?  

Just ask for  Fran or Jim

 

The Woodbank project has a great deal to offer such as

Learning & Education
Develop Skills Such as Botany, Biology, Metrology, Latin, Garden design and Nature Conservation

Recycling
Recycling is at the forefront of this site great inspiring Ideas which can be used at home

Growing
Whilst on this site you will also learn all about growing from seed various varieties of plants, shrubs, herbs fruit and vegetables. Clients have an opportunity to take items home of what they have grown and / or taste samples on site, the taste of home grown Fruit and Vegetables is unbelievable !

Welfare facilities
There are welfare facilities on site which are totally accessible and clean and even these facilities are environmentally friendly as they are composing toilets. Hows that for recycling !

Healthy outdoor exercise, home grown food and a friendly bunch of people

Come and have a look who knows you may like itand its FREE