Capital Growth


Capital Growth’s Training at The Regent's Park

Capital Growth continues its urban food-growing training at the allotment garden in The Regent's Park. The site is run in partnership with The Royal Parks and Capel Manor College. The site is located at the corner of Chester Road and the Inner Circle, in The Regent's Park (NW1 4NR). It is open to the public every weekday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Sessions range from two and a half hour workshops to full day courses.  They combine practical and classroom based training and are delivered by expert trainers. Short courses (2.5h) are £25/ £12.5 for Capital Growth members. 

Upcoming Sessions in The Regents Park

Fruit tree/ fruit bushes pruning and care
Saturday 13th December, 10:30am-1pm 
Trainer: Paul Richens
In this session we will talk about the specific care that soft fruit trees and bushes require, from general maintenance and feeding to pruning.  Everyone will have a chance to clean and sharpen secateurs then learn how to do the perfect cut. We will also wonder in the garden and look at the trailed fruit trees and the fruit bushes, with a chance for everyone to practice pruning.
 
Fruit tree/ fruit bushes pruning and care - Session Cancelled
Saturday 13th December, 2-4:30pm 
Trainer: Paul Richens
 
Build your space – The Essentials
Saturday 21st February, 10:30am-1pm @ The Regent’s Park NW1 4NR
Trainer: Paul Richens
This session is back by popular demand! During this half-day workshop we will focus on the basic hand tools skills you’ll need to build simple structures for your garden safely, using reclaimed material where possible. We will be using power drills, saws, hammers etc... Our trainer Paul Richens will go through tool use, health and safety, design and creation of simple structures. You will come out with all the knowledge you need to start building your own.
 
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If you are unable to make a payment using paypal or if you would like to enquire about discounts for multiple bookings or bursaries for the unwaged email training@capitalgrowth.org 
 

The site

The Regents Park Allotment Garden is on the corner of Chester Road and the Inner circle in Regents Park. Click here for a map.  The site is maintained by a team of volunteers.