Project information

Garden of Honour

Creating a new memorial will provide the public space to pay their respects, and it will serve as a permanent reminder of the dedication, bravery and sacrifice made by our Armed Forces every day.
The Garden of Honour is situated in the Royal British Legion Village, Aylesford, Kent.

May 2014 - November 2014

Charity information: Royal British Legion Industries Ltd

Royal British Legion Industries Ltd logo
  • Need

    Need

    RBLI is expanding and transforming the existing garden with great sensitivity to the memories of the Fallen and tot he families of those who will be forever linked tot he garden.
    The existing garden needs to accommodate raised areas and more suitable wheelchair access.
    RBLI wishes to utilise the whole area more and make a national focus for Remembrance Day.

    Solution

    The new garden will also become the focus for summertime concerts and a range of activities. It will provide a place for residents of the British Legion Village to engage in garden activity and to come for reflection.
    A raised garden area with suitable wheelchair access is planned.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To transform the existing garden into a worthy national memorial

    Activities

    » RBLI has plans for the new memorial garden these are available on their website. www.rbli.co.uk

    The new Memorial Garden will be completed by November 2014.


  • Impact

    Impact

    Substantial development will take place, which will take a collective effort from organisations, individuals and groups.

    Risk

    There are none, it will succeed

    Reporting

    Donors will be invited to visit the new garden at any time they wish.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £300,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £70,000 Bandstand New Bandstand
      £215,000 Garden and area Pergola, memoril stones, memorial paving, flagpole.
      £15,000 Poppy Emblem Sponsorship for Poppy emblem

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Centor Insurance £25,000 Guaranteed
    RBLI £100,000 Guaranteed
    Various £25,000 Guaranteed
  • Background

    Location

    The Royal British Legion Village
    Aylesford
    Kent

    Beneficiaries

    Nationwide.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The Royal British Legion Industries was founded in 1919 and has a been caring for nearly 100 years.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Brig. Steve Sherry CMG OBE

    Chief Executive

£1000

Will buy a stone seat

Centor are proud to support the Garden of Honour

Centor Insurance, Neil Walton