Green fingered residents and organisations of the borough – think you have a glorious garden? perfect planters or superb shrubs?  Then why not enter Brighter Kensington and Chelsea’s Annual Summer Competition…

Started in 1953 to celebrate the Coronation of the Queen and help overcome damage from World War II, Brighter Kensington and Chelsea has been promoting and celebrating the borough’s horticulture ever since.

Entry to the competition is free and all entry forms need to be in at least one week before the judging days. The available categories and judging days are as follows:

Garden Squares – Saturday 18 June

Private Entries – Saturday 25 June

Communal Entries – Thursday 16 June

Commercial Entries – Thursday 21 July

Prize giving will take place on Monday, 7 November 2016.

The 2016 entry form is available to download here [pdf]. For alternative formats or for any questions please telephone 0207 341 5684 or email