The Union Street Urban Orchard

The Union Street Urban Orchard

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Contributors

Thank you to: Better Bankside, The Bankside Urban Forest, Lake Estates Limited, Openvizor, Rummey Design and the Arts Council for their support.

Thank you to Roger Zogolovitch, Giles Cherry and Adele Saxton from Lake Estates for the use of this beautiful land, Gary Stent of Carillion who has just been amazing, Val Beirne and Louise Errington from Better Bankside for their tireless help, EXYZT for breaking in the site for us two years ago, Alistair Huggett and Southwark Council for their patience and guidance, Andrew Richardson and Bankside Residents Forum, The Architecture Foundation team, Stephen Witherford for his advise and guidance, Nils Battye for helping us secure the legacy of the Orchard, Alison Moffett for her beautiful illustrations, Thomas Lindner for his carpentry genius, Amy Warner for the Volunteer Coordination, Bill and Sue Dunster of ZEDfactory, Jody Boehnert of EcoLabs, Abbey Services, Network Pallets and Dorett Sutherland at Skyline Roofing Centre for the pallets, Universal Tyres for the tyres, Envirolay for the recycled tyre mulch that lines our paths, Junk Etc for reclaimed timber, Vector Foiltec Ltd. for the ETFE on our greenhouse, Ball Colegrave Ltd. for the Vertigarden system in which we’ve planted our strawberry wall, Front Yard Company for their PlantLocks to lock our bikes, iGuzzini and Paviom for providing the external lighting equipment, Alex Hartman of Little Summit Productions, Lleylands, Travis Perkins and Rumwood nurseries, Sofia Aittomaa and The Finnish Institute for The Nest, 51% for their custom-designed birdboxes, Oliver Bishop-Young for his ping-pong table skip, Thomas Kendall and Tamsin Hanke for the The Identikit Urban Playground, Orly Orbach painting for our mascot pig, Chloe Elizabeth Hough for her seated discussion platform (our “debating circle”), Barbara Lascelles for her most beautiful cushions and bunting, Sian Jones for our web site (www.unionstreetorchard.org.uk), Lizzie Frost for the orchard logo, Teresa Diaz for our graphic design, Tomas Cortese for his design guidance, Antony Nelson for his plant knowledge, Katja Leszczynska and Playlight Lighting Design Studio for the lighting design, Vahakn Matossion and Fruit City for the map of London’s fruit trees, Charlie Tims for his apple press and Scrumping installation, Poppy Nicol for her photos of grafting, Julia Tcharfas for her forest photos and flyposting, Anne-Laure and Carina Dunkerley at the London Orchard Project, Laura Davies for her research skills, Thurgood’s Groceries for the apples, James Wilkes for the stories of flowers, Seedy Sunday and Organic Gardens for donating their seeds, The Jerwood Space for the cappuccinos, wifi and loos, Elizabeth Staveley for sourcing plants, Pavel for the van, John Batho, Rocket gardens, Sambrook’s Brewery, The Well Hung Meat Company, The Urban Wine Company, Abel & Cole, Vanessa Harden, Richard Reynolds and Darren Wilson for the seed bomb research station, Bryan Boyer and Amy Seek of The Wayward Plant Registry, Mr. Solo and Nikki Paglia for the Wayward Plant Song / Video, Mr.Solo and Black Cherry for breaking in our railway arch stage, Brenda Parker, Lottie Child, Antonia Gant, Sydney Thornbury, Liam Young, Matt Jones, The Roundhouse Poetry Collective and The Young Offenders Institute for the weekend of workshops, Alison Benjamin and Brian McCallum of Urban Bees for the beehive, “Bob the Builder,” and to a wonderful group of volunteers: Stephen Brooks, Bobby Denton, Steven Williams, Deirdre McGonagle, Ola Akinforarn, Jane Harrisworth, Simon Rees, Michelle Reeves, Dan Hawthorn, Alexia Georgiou, Emilie Girardin, Max Dannheisser, Tom Stuart, Jessica Tettelaar, Maiara Vegara, Maryam Pousti, Younha Rhee, Clare Druhurst, Mark Bennett, Cherry Roberts, Mark Ellery, Vicky Harrison, Tong Yan, Nikki Paglia, Daniel Edgerton, Sam Daudeswell, Michelle Obee, Adam Clark, Enward Beharrell, Cristian Suau, Donncha O’Shea, Rachel Pimm, Joanna Maguire, Tineke Purnell, Adam Cohen, Sandy Chandra, Beriah Chandoo, Sara Jefferson, Rakan Buderi, Lauren Doss, Luisa Rodrigues, Paul Upton, Anka Robins, Rob Lyon, Anna Nasalska, Sam Dowdeswell, Paul Wilkinson, Georgina White, Mathew Brooker, Anna Clarke, Anna Marie Hutton, Janet Cockayne, Amina Nazari, Luisa Rodrigues, David Latto, Nenad Todorovic, Sorrell, Philip Fawcett, Andrea Walkes, Tim Jackson, Dayo Muili, Gamze Kaya, Antony Chang, Ruby Wright, Molly Dalton, Rachel Fitzgerald, David Harbord, Luke Borucinski, Mark Breslin, Lance Paine, Alex Michell, Younha Rhee, Rosalind Price, Gary O’Doherty, Helen Cuthbert, Robyn Blackburn, Joanne Fox, Gemma Brickwood, Rob Scadding, Katie Benford, Stuart Slatter, Alex Coulton, Catherine Ellis, Meena, Rob Heppell, Grant, Ben Mitchell, Clare Dryhurst, Michael Penny, Caroline Lewis, Piab Cooke, Robin Kendall, Sally Kendall, Mark Bresun, Craig Stone, Joana Subral, Sam Dent, Luke Dickens, Krishnaprasad Raghavan, Phil Simpson and those whose names we failed to catch.