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RHS Garden Bridgewater - Phase 1 due to open 2020

RHS update

In late 2015, the RHS, working closely with Salford City Council, unveiled plans to bring back to life the lost historic grounds at Worsley New Hall in Salford. The site forms part of the third Duke of Bridgewater's estate which adjoins the Bridgewater Canal in Worsley.  

The ambitious landscape and horticultural aspirations for RHS Garden Bridgewater will create a major new destination garden in the midst of the Northern Powerhouse to welcome and inspire visitors from around the country. The first phase of RHS Garden Bridgewater is planned to open in 2020 as part of the RHS' wider ten year £100+ million investment programme to achieve its vision to enrich everyone's life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.  

The much-loved presenter of BBC Gardeners' World and gardening writer Carol Klein is an Ambassador for RHS Garden Bridgewater. In this new role, the renowned gardener will champion the garden as it evolves. Speaking at the Salford site in Worsley, Klein said: "When I heard about the future RHS Garden Bridgewater I couldn't believe it: my grandfather's first job was as a garden boy at the garden - it felt like real serendipity. I am thrilled to be an RHS ambassador for this unique place, and I cannot wait to see how it develops." Carol has strong local connections as she was born at St Mary's hospital on Manchester's Oxford Road, grew up in Walkden, Salford and went to school in Bolton.  

Work is now well underway towards the creation of a stunning 154 acre RHS Garden Bridgewater. View the latest updates.    




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