2017 South & South East England in Bloom Awards

Seven members of the Committee Bournemouth in Bloom accompanied by 2 partners, along with the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Eddie Coope, 2 representatives on behalf of Bournemouth Hospital Charity, 2 members of Dorset Devils. and 12 members of Parks Department workforce, all travelled in 2 minibuses to the Copthorne Hotel Conference Centre at Effingham near Gatwick, to attend the annual awards ceremony on Wednesday 20th September.

The town received gold awards for some 20 categories that it had entered including some additional discretionary secret ones.

Areas of Bournemouth that were involved comprised the following:

  • Roumelia Lane, Boscombe
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens ¬†x 2
  • Michael House, Bournemouth
  • Moore Avenue Park
  • Westbourne in Bloom
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Alum Chine Tropical Gardens
  • Springbourne Library
  • Bournemouth Hospital Orchard Garden
  • Boscombe Cliff Gardens
  • Fisherman’s Walk
  • Tuckton Tea Gardens
  • Slades Farm
  • Lower Gardens, Bournemouth
  • Central & Upper Gardens, Bournemouth
  • Stour Valley Nature Reserve
  • Kinson Common Nature reserve
  • Hengistbury Head Nature Reserve
  • Redhill Park
  • North Cemetery & Crematorium, Bournemouth
  • Coastal Town, ¬†Bournemouth