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Best overall                                        Best with Parking

Front Gardens

Results of the 2016 competition are:

Best overall, 66 Chatsworth

Best, no parking, 54 Melrose

Best parking with planting, 58 Chatsworth.

Certificates or garden centre vouchers have bee awarded for those judged to have done a lot to improve the neighbourhood.


MapRAís Front Garden Awards. members of the MapRA Gardening Club have been looking for:-

  • the best front garden in the road;

  • the best parking with planting;

  • and the best window boxes or containers in the road.

A small group from the MapRA gardens group then used the results to determine the winners for the whole area.

MapRA is doing its best to make this a really attractive neighbourhood.  Our awards for front gardens are intended to help achieve this aim.  The Front Gardens competition is held every two years (in between the years of the Open Gardens day). Possible entries are selected in May by MapRA Gardening Club including well laid out front parking and handsome window and judged in June.

Results of the 2014 competition were:

Best overall, 59 St. Gabrielís

Best, no parking, 26 St. Gabrielís

Best parking with planting, 169 Walm Lane;

Results of the 2012 competition are:

Best front garden overall   - 66 Dartmouth Road

Best parking with planting - 34 Dartmouth Road

Best window boxes           - 42 Teignmouth Road