The SHEDx project encompasses a range of activities to activate and engage the local community of Tolworth, and surrounding areas, to take ownership of their unused and green spaces to help define and improve the future for their town. Utilising original and accessible ideas, The Community Brain are engaging and helping to energise the community; enabling them to shape the future plans for Tolworth. SHEDx is funded through the HLF, crowd funding and the GLA.  Follow our blog here to keep up to date with the project.

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November 10, 2019

Members of the local community came together yesterday to plant out the next set of bench planters on Tolworth Broadway. 

Benches outside the Broadway Bar and HPM Gifts/ Beauty Access were transformed with colourful bee-friendly plants and new upcycled seats from 121.Co...

September 22, 2019

A team of fantastic local volunteers of all ages took part in our latest community planting event at New Malden Station yesterday. Local residents and members of GoodGym Kingston, Kingston Environment Centre, Save the World Club, New Malden Residents and more took part...

July 10, 2019

SHEDx were delighted to return to RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival this year. Our touring community shed (a replica designed by Kingston University students and inspired by a Tolworth Main Allotments shed) continued its travels and was awarded 5 stars (or flowe...

June 17, 2019

 (Images courtesy of the British Beekeeping Association)

The Community Brain has been inspired by these images of Rotherham, where the council has planted 8 miles of wild flower verges! Not only do these verges improves forage for bees, they are attractive on the eye, s...

March 30, 2019

The Community Brain would like to say a big thank you to all of the brilliant volunteers and local businesses who came out to plant three new beds on the Broadway in March.

With the kind help of Tolworth Community Library, and a spare books trolley, we transported plant...

March 4, 2019

A big thank you to everyone who visited our seed ball making table at the Seething Festival on Sunday 3rd March, including Mayor Thay Thayalan, Deputy Mayor Olivia Boult and Council Leader Liz Green.

The seed balls will be planted across Tolworth via the green sheds as...