Church Garden

The award winning gardens around the Church are cared for by Penny Pocock and a team of volunteers. If you want to help please contact the Parish Office.


Chelsea Old Church awarded for it's gardens

Penny Pocock on the Brighter Kensington & Chelsea Scheme Platinum Jubilee

On Monday 6th November 2023 the Brighter Kensington &Chelsea Scheme held their Prize Giving in Kensington Town Hall. It was a happy celebration not least for our beloved Chelsea Old Church Garden. We won the huge silver bowl for the ‘Best Church Garden’, the new Trophy for ‘Brightening Up Chelsea’ and a ‘Certificate of Excellence’ from the London Gardens Society. The Brighter Kensington & Chelsea Scheme also won the Wakefield Trophy for the best gardens in the whole of London. 

Congratulations to Penny Pocock and Rob Alcock for receiving  the Mayor’s Award 2022.

Brighter Kensington and Chelsea Scheme Competition 2022

Chelsea Old Church has won the cup for Category 6 – “Place of Worship, Nursing Home, Hospital”.  

The Church gardens and gardeners also won these competitions

1st Chelsea Gardens Guild Churches Summer Competition

1st Kensington Gardeners Club Churches

1st Brighter Kensington and Chelsea Scheme

Bronze medal in class 10, the London Garden Society

Penny Pocock at her plant sale 2024 where she raised £694.