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The Heritage Shed starts its tour in style

Our Heritage Shed, a replica of our favourite shed on our allotment site, has started its tour of iconic London locations with a two week display at the courtyard of the V&A Museum sharing a little part of Tolworth's past and present with thousands of visitors. The Shed threw open its doors and helped share the history of allotments and growing in the Tolworth area to V&A Visitors with an inviting exhibition and the voices of oral testimonies collected by volunteers as part of our HLF funded project "Grow for Good" documenting the humble allotment from war time era to the present. Inside was also a display of work from the Kingston University Architecture students, who recreated and built th

The Sky's the Limit!

During May The Community Brain facilitated three trips to the top of the 21 story Tolworth Tower to allow residents, school groups and the community as a whole the opportunity to view Tolworth from a different perspective. From up high over 300 people saw our local area in a whole new light as well as stunning uninterrupted views across London to the North and deep into the Surrey Hills in the South. Whilst visitors took in the spectacular sights we shared with them the core aims of SHEDx, some potential designs for our new Green Shed for feedback and most importantly gathered their thoughts on what they would do if they were the town planners of Tolworth. The change of scene resulted in

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