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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
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.
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.
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
What success will look like
The new Memorial Garden will be completed by November 2014.
Substantial development will take place, which will take a collective effort from organisations, individuals and groups.
There are none, it will succeed
Donors will be invited to visit the new garden at any time they wish.
Budget - Project Cost: £300,000Loading graph....
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
The Royal British Legion Village
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.
Brig. Steve Sherry CMG OBE
Will buy a stone seat
Centor are proud to support the Garden of Honour