Stratford-upon-Avon in bloom

Annual Local Competition

Welcome to Stratford-upon-Avon

The Stratford in Bloom Committee invites everyone who resides and works within the boundary of the Stratford-upon-Avon town to join our Local Competition.

The Community Award, Rear Gardens and Bee Friendly Gardens are the only categories that require a completed Entry Form.

All categories are judged by our Committee Members.

The categories are:

  • Nursery Schools
  • Primary Schools
  • Community Award  
  • Allotments
  • B&Bs and Guest Houses
  • Hotels
  • Public Houses
  • Restaurants & Coffee Shops
  • Tourist Properties
  • Businesses & Shops
  • Rear Gardens
  • Front Gardens: Traditional (Individual Wards & Overall)
  • Front Gardens: Small border / Containers (Individual Wards & Overall)
  • Bee Friendly
  • 'Free Spirit' Gardening Award
  • Chairman's Trophy

1st Place - Engraved Trophy, certificate & £50 Blenheim Nursery voucher 

2nd Place - Certificate & £25 Blenheim Nursery voucher

Highly Commended - Certificate & £10 Blenheim Nursery Voucher


The evening is generously supported and sponsored by:

Blenheim Nursery

Individual Awards are sponsored by:

  • The Rosconn Group

  • Hitchman Stone Architects

  • Johnson Coaches

  • Blenheim Nursey

  • Friends of the Earth

  • Cameron Homes



Competition Winners 2018

Nursery Schools

Primary Schools

1st - Caring Kindergartens
2nd - Footsteps Nursery
3rd - Welcombe Hills

1st - Stratford Primary School
2nd - The willows


Community (Large) Awards

Community (Small) Awards

1st - Guild Cottages
2nd - St Joseph Homestead Trust
3rd - Avon Meadow Residents


1st - Shakespeare Court
2nd - Mary Newlands Almshouses
Joint 3rd - Park Court Flats
Joint 3rd - Escape Arts

Tourist Properties

Alottments

1st - Butterfuly farm
2nd - Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
3rd - Halls Croft


1st - Redlands Crescent Shottery
2nd - Alveston and Tiddington
3rd - Evesham Road Alottments



B&B's & Guest Houses

Businesses & Shops

1st - Twelth Night
2nd - Milmar
3rd - Woodstock
Highly Commended - Ambleside

1st - Clifford and Sons
2nd - H L Barnes
3rd - Cordelia
HC - A E Bennett

Hotels

Restaurants and Coffee Shops

1st - The Stratford limes Hotel
2nd - The Shakespeare Hotel
3rd - The White Swam

1st - Bella Italia
2nd - Hobsons
3rd - Connelly's
HC - Sorrento

Public Houses

Free Spirit Gardening Award

1st - The Keys and Kitchen
2nd - The Ferry
3rd - The Old Thatch Tavern
HC - The Yard of Ale
HC - The Windmill

Lynne Rowlands 14 Buttercup Way




Bee Friendly Winner

Rear Gardens

1st - Linda and Ken Wheeler
2nd - Paul Mitchel
3rd - John Wilkinson

1st - Ken and Linda Wheeler
2nd - Mr & Mrs Clarke
3rd - Alexis Harriot

Traditional Front Garden
- Ward Winners

Small Border & Containers Front Garden
- Ward Winners

Avenue Ward
1st Place - 1 Badgers Way (Corryview)
2nd Place - 9 Childs Close
3rd Place - 24 Orrian Close
HC - 19 Park Road

Avenue Ward
1st Place - 1 Clover Close
2nd Place - 10 Joseph Way
3rd Place - 21 Clover Close
HC - 36 Canners Way

Bishopton Ward
1st Place - 5 The Ridgeway (Brockhill)
2nd Place - 5 Trevelyan Crescent
3rd Place - 23 Sackville Close

Bishopton Ward
1st Place - 52 Trevelyan Crescent
2nd Place - 38 Trevelyan Crescent
3rd Place - 53 Glebe Road
HC - 4 Shelbourne Road

Bridgetown Ward
1st Place - 4 Christie way
2nd Place - 18 Shipston Road
3rd Place - 32 Feldon way
HC - 15 Milestone Road

Bridgetown Ward
1st Place - 2 Waterloo Rise
2nd Place - 14 Buttercup way
3rd Place - 86 Bridgetown road

Clopton Ward
1st Place - 5 Westfield close
2nd Place - 39 Mansell Street
3rd Place - 14 Sycamore Street

Clopton Ward
1st Place - 18 Justins Avenue
2nd Place - 1 Sadler Close
3rd Place - 22 Swift Road

Guildhall Ward
1st Place - 14 Avonside
2nd Place - 94 Old Town Mews
3rd Place - 5 Saffron walk


Guildhall Ward
1st Place - 2 Grove Road
2nd Place - 1 Holtom St
3rd Place - 62 Bull Street
HC - 22 Albany Road
HC - 17 Chirch Street

Hathaway Ward
1st Place - 70 Drayton Avenue
2nd Place - Hathacot, Hansels Farm
Joint 3rd Place - 13 South Green
Joint 3rd Place - 18 Hathaway Hamlets

Hathaway Ward
1st Place - 3 West Green Drive
2nd Place - 4 Baker Avenue
3rd Place - 25 Brookside Road

Shottery Ward
1st Place - 46 Hathaway Lane
2nd Place - 21 Cherry Orchard
3rd Place -117 Evesham Road
Highly Commended - 15 Bordon Place

Shottery Ward
1st Place - 34 Sanctus Road
2nd Place - Brookside Cottage, Hathaway Lane
3rd Place -23 Cherry Orchard

Tiddington Ward
1st Place - 36 Saxon Close
2nd Place - Dial Cottage
3rd Place - 30 New street
HC The Dial Paddock -

Tiddington Ward
1st Place - 10 Church Close
2nd Place - 256 Tiddington Road
joint 3rd - 19 Main Street
Join 3rd - 7 Lower End

Welcombe Ward
1st Place - 59 Maidenhead Road



Welcombe Ward
1st Place - 39 Vincent Avenue
2nd Place - Robin Cottage, 5 Brewery
3rd Place - 11 Walkers Road
HC - 81 St Mary's Road

Traditional Front Garden -
Overall Winners

Small Border & Containers Front Garden -
Ward Winners

1st - Pierina Villano (Hathaway Ward)
2nd - Brian Lythall (Tiddington Ward)
3rd - Paul Watson (Bishopton Ward)

1st - Helen Nightingale (Guildhall Ward)
2nd - Anne Rouse(Shottery Ward)
3rd - Sue Hart (Tiddington Ward)

Chairman's Trophy

Escape Arts
at The Old Slaughterhouse