History of the market place

The Chiswick Flower Market will add to the area’s rich horticultural heritage. Chiswick was the birthplace of the influential English landscape movement, Joseph Paxton trained here before creating the Crystal Palace and Chatsworth, the Horticultural Society’s first gardens were located here, the Conference and Williams pears were grafted here, the earliest pineapples started in Chiswick, the country’s oldest camellias live in Chiswick House’s conservatory, the first garden suburb was created in Bedford Park.

The historic Market Place, relegated to a car park for fifty years, will reclaim its rightful place at the heart of a revitalised community, with a vibrant High Street catering for locals and visitors from further afield.

The Chiswick Flower Market will put Chiswick right back where it belongs at “the epicentre of cutting-edge horticulture.”

History of the Market Place

The group behind the Chiswick Flower Market proposal, of which The Chiswick Calendar is a part, has received…

Chiswick House Gardens

The English Landscape Movement is one of the UK’s greatest influences on European art and architecture. And it…

First RHS garden

Kent, Lindley, Paxton & the RHS. Chiswick’s gardening heritage: a match for those of Chatsworth, Chelsea and Kew…

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